Cricketfield Surgery

Cricketfield Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AS

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Coronavirus – COVID-19 Updates

Weekly Patient Updates will be published here during the Global Coronavirus Pandemic.

Simply click on the link/s below to read the news publication. These are in a PDF format so should be able to be opened on all devices.

Update – 24th March 2020

Use of ibuprofen – 

There has been a lot of public interest in whether to use ibuprofen to relieve the symptoms of Covid-19. Public Health England have issued the following guidance:

 

  • There is not currently enough information on ibuprofen use and covid-19 to advisepeople to stop using ibuprofen. Currently there is no published scientific evidence that ibuprofen increases the risk of catching covid-19 or makes the illness worse. There is also no conclusive evidence that taking ibuprofen is harmful for other respiratory infections.
  • Most people with COVID-19 will have a mild illness and some people may need to take medicines, such as paracetamol, to help with raised temperature, headache and other pains; always follow the instructions on the label if you do take these medicines and do not exceed the stated dose.
  • Patients who have been prescribed NSAIDs for long-term health problems should continue to take them as directed by their healthcare professional.

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 - 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 - 18:00
  • Friday
    08:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday
    Pre-booked Appointments with Improved Access Service ran by SPCCB
  • Sunday
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