Published on: 29 April 2020
Four in ten people are too concerned about being a burden on the NHS to seek help from their GP.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that you continue to use our services if you have concerns about your health.
While some consultations may now be completed in a different manner, it is imperative that you continue to get the healthcare you deserve. So please, help us help you, by continuing to follow the national guidance and to contact your GP or medical team if:
Please watch the video below featuring Dr. Patricia (Trish) Fisher, our Clinical Director and Professor Des Breen, our Co-Chair, for more information. More information on the signs and symptoms of cancer and about living with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic can be found on the NHS Website.
Seeking medical help is one of the four reasons you can safely leave home, in line with government guidance, so please do so if you are concerned.
If you need urgent medical help call 111, or 999 for emergencies.
This video details the precautions put in place at every stage of your possible cancer care journey. This includes: how your GP appointment may have changed, how entering the practice has changed and how your hospital appointments may have changed. It also includes how accessing support organisations has altered since COVID.
This is to help ease any worries and encourage everyone in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to continuing seeking healthcare when it is needed.
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