CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, It is good to be able to start with a number of good news stories. Since our last newsletter, numbers of new daily cases have dropped by over 70%, which in turn has led to a reduction in hospital admissions (down by 22.2% in the past week) and...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, Happy New Year! INTRODUCTION Just when we all thought we knew where we were going, along comes COVID-19’s aggressive little cousin (B117), and sends us back into lockdown! At Courtfield, we are aware of nearly 100 cases in the past 4 weeks,...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, This is a supplement to the newsletter which we hope will be a useful summary of frequently asked questions about the Covid vaccine. Can I choose which vaccine I get? Not currently, we will have to get what we are given based on the...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, INTRODUCTION It is a pleasure to be able to write a newsletter containing such positive news! Since we last wrote, the news of the extraordinary scientific breakthrough of 3 highly effective vaccines, should entitle us to feel realistically...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, INTRODUCTION Since the last newsletter the numbers of COVID-19 positive cases have continued to steadily rise (not “surge”) across the UK, as would be expected at this time of year, due to a combination of the cooler weather, schools and...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, Introduction As predicted in our last newsletter, the combination of relaxation of lockdown, reopening of schools and the arrival of autumn, has led to a progressive rise in cases of COVID-19 in the past 3 weeks. Whilst on the surface this may...

Influenza Vaccines for over 65’s

Dear Courtfield patient, Just to let you know that the Influenza vaccine for our over 65 year old group of patients has now arrived. Please contact reception to make an appointment with either the nurse or Dr Harling. We will be offering a flu clinic at the practice...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield patient, As school holidays come to an end, it would seem an appropriate time for an updated newsletter. Despite the fact that Coronavirus is still with us, we have many reasons to remain positive. Whilst the easing of lockdown has inevitably led to an...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, Welcome to the final Courtfield coronavirus bulletin, prior to the summer break. It is good to be able to highlight the many positive medical events of the past two weeks. The biggest breakthrough comes from the result of an Oxford-led trial...

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Dear Courtfield Patient, New cases of COVID-19 in our Community remain very low, with only a handful of cases reported in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea last week. Further good news in the hospital setting, where Remdesivir  has been approved as the first...