Who should I go to and where should I go?
My Coach website
There has been a local website created to help patients decide where they should go to for the most appropriate treatments and care. Please find the link below:
What to do if you suspect chickenpox in your child?
If you think your child has chickenpox and is generally well in themselves, there is usually no need to see a doctor and your child can be managed at home.
However, if you are unsure about the diagnosis, or you are worried that they are unwell, please ring the surgery to speak to a doctor.
If you do need to come to the surgery whilst your child has chicken pox/suspected chicken pox please tell the receptionist and we will arrange for you to wait in another room, away from the waiting room (because chicken pox can be serious in those on cancer treatment, other immune supressing drugs and to pregnant women who have never had chicken pox).
You may then be asked to come to the surgery where you will wait in an isolation room (not the waiting room). (July 2016)