In response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Stewart Medical Centre, along with our colleagues at Buxton Medical Practice, Elmwood Medical Centre and Hartington Surgery will be opening a brand new ‘Coronavirus Assessment Centre’ based at the Cottage Hospital in Buxton.
The new site opens on Tuesday April 14th and is designed as a ‘drive in’ facility to assess patients who have potential virus symptoms but are not unwell enough to need hospital treatment.
THIS IS NOT A TESTING FACILITY and no tests will be carried out at this site.
The hub is only to be attended by patients who have been appropriately triaged by 111 and by their own surgery first. Only those who are required to be physically assessed will be invited to attend the hub.
Walk in’s WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED so please do not attend unless you have been through the appropriate triage first. Anyone attending the hub without the appropriate triage is putting themselves, staff and other patients at risk so it is vitally important you only attend if you are asked to.
This has been rapidly put together and we would like to thank everyone involved in making this happen, particularly those involved in the High Peak Primary Care Network and DCHS who have worked so hard on this project and all the staff at Buxton Cottage Hospital for accommodating us.
We would also like to take this opportunity to wish all our patients a Happy Easter!!