Sawston Medical Centre, Linton Health Centre, Barley Surgery
Market Hill Surgery & Shelford Health Centre
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Sawston Medical Centre, Linton Health Centre, Barley Surgery, Market Hill Surgery & Shelford Health Centre

Coronavirus and Granta Medical Practices

We continue to work hard to keep our patients as safe as possible, along with our staff and our community.

Patient access continues to be by invitation only, following a prior telephone assessment, which includes a COVID-19 questionnaire.

For medical matters please ring us on 0300 234 5555 and choose your preferred site. Alternatively, you can email a non-urgent medical query to

For medication queries or requests please use SystmOnline – to log in please click here. If you do not currently have access to SystmOnline please ring 0300 234 5555 and one of our receptionists will be happy to help you. Alternatively you can use the Airmid app or the NHS app.

For all other queries please use our contact form.

Keep up to date with the latest coronavirus guidance by going to and

If you need support there is local help available: Barkway   |   Barley   |   Linton   |   Sawston   |   Shelford

Main symptoms of COVID-19

  • A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • Loss of change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

COVID-19 symptoms in children

Children can get coronavirus (COVID-19), but they seem to get it less often than adults and it’s usually less serious.

The main symptoms of COVID-19 are as detailed above.

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • You feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • Your condition gets worse
  • Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Click here to use the online 111 coronavirus service

Please only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Have you had your covid vaccine yet?

If no, please use the National Booking Service (NBS) to reserve a slot at one of more than 100 NHS vaccination centres or almost 200 pharmacy-led services across the country. This booking service can be accessed here. Those who do not have access to online can call 119 free of charge. 

There are also walk-in clinics available – no appointment required – just turn up. For walk-in clinics area please click on one of the following links:-

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough or Hertfordshire

Staying alert and safe (social distancing)

When outside your home, it is important to try and stay 2 metres (3 steps) away from anyone you do not live with.

A message from Healthwatch:

We at Healthwatch in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough would like to thank the staff and volunteers who contributed to phase one of the vaccination programme within your PCN for all of your hard work. We know what a busy and stressful time this has been, but what you have achieved in helping to protect the most vulnerable in your community is truly amazing. Local people often tell us how much they appreciate the work you do in helping to keep people safe. Thank you again.”

Sandie Smith, Chief Executive