In light of the increasing numbers of Coronavirus cases, Roe Lane Surgery are NOT booking further appointments face to face with a clinician. We would like to encourage you to use e-consult where possible for clinical queries, or alternatively please contact the Surgery and a member of the Reception team will inform you of our latest procedures.

We would like to ask patients where possible to avoid attending Roe Lane Surgery unnecessarily:


  • Please nominate a Pharmacy for your prescriptions to be sent electronically rather than visiting the Surgery
  • or alternatively Email your prescription request to
  • Please do not arrive too early for your appointment to avoid longer wait times
  • Please use the hand sanitiser dispensers in Surgery when you arrive and when you leave
  • If you visit the patient loo, please wash your hands thoroughly


Information about the virus:

A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world.

Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China.


Please visit for the latest advice and guidance

Advice for travellers from the following countries:

  • Wuhan City and Hubei Province
  • Iran
  • Daegu or Cheongdo – Republic of Korea
  • Italy
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Macau
  • Vietnam
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Austria, Croatia, Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Japan


Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with other flu viruses

Go online to NHS111 OR please call NHS 111 and inform them of your recent travel

Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus.


This is an evolving situation and the advice has changed based on emerging information from China about the number of cases and spread of the infection from person to person.

This is a highly precautionary measure to limit the potential spread of infection.