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Kerrsland Surgery

Surgery028 9029 6600

Travel Clinic028 9065 7138

COVID 19 Frequently asked questions

Covid 19 Spring Boosters – 

The practice will be closed from 2pm to 8pm on Thursday 12th May 2022 to focus on the Spring Covid 19 Booster Vaccinations.  Our telephone calls will be limited on this day. For medical emergencies only please call 90296610 between 2pm and 6pm and after 6pm, please call 02890796220.  


Subject to Vaccine availability we are going to vaccinate patients who are aged 75 years or older (born before 31.05.1947) this is a limited group of patients only who are likely to have waning immunity who are eligible at least 3 months from their previous dose.


Invitation is by letter only at the specific date and time printed on the letter.  Letters were issued on the 27th April 2022 to attend Kerrsland Surgery. There maybe queues on the day, with limited car parking spaces available. We would suggest alternative travel methods such as using public transport or walking to attend. Please be prepared to wait.  


Patients who are living in Nursing or Residential Homes will have their Spring Covid 19 Booster vaccine provided within the care home by community pharmacy .  This will be offer on one or two dates.  


For patients aged 75 or older who are housebound, these will be offer by District Nursing.


Please bring your existing vaccination card.


We look forward to seeing you.


Mr Mark Simpson


Covid 19 Frequently Asked Questions

Face Masks – The use of Face Masks in Northern Ireland is mandatory on Public transport only. For further information click here. However, this advice maybe subject to change. There are certain people who are exempt from wearing a mask, however the GPs will NOT be issuing an exemption note for patients. Please click on the following link to access and print a face covering exemption form.


Very High Risk Shielding Advice – Update – 08.06.2020

Covid19 – Contact Tracing Strategy – ‘Test, Trace and Protect’ – Details of the strategy can be found at this link

Any individual who develops symptoms of Covid 19 are advised to self isolate and book a test as soon as possible. On the following link – Covid 19 testing OR by phoning 119

The definition now includes:

A new continuous cough OR fever OR a loss or changed sense of normal smell or taste. Children over the age of 5 years old in Northern Ireland are eligible. Testing will take place at one of four testing centres.


Letters being issued to patients at very high risk of Covid 19 – Shielding

Patients who have a bereavement due to Covid 19 click on the link

Rescue Packs – Wrong Information on Social Media –Do Not Contact Us.

Community Pharmacy Opening Hours – Change

Covi9 19 – Overview

If you have symptoms of Covid 19 – Use this link – Do not ring the surgery.

Do you need Dental Care Treatment – Please contact your contact your Dental Practice, if you are not registered a list of dental practices can be found here.

Looking after your Wellbeing at home. Please click on the link.

If you need help. Please find a list of helplines available. HELPLINES

Smoking and Covid 19

Sick lines for Covid 19

Am I allowed outside?

Pregnant and Covid 19?

Myths to Ignore around Covid 19

Stay at Home Advice Self Isolation Advice

Travel Advice

Looking after your mental health and Wellbeing

What if you need medical help at home not linked to Corona Virus.