A SURGERY is Reading has announced that it will be running slower temporarily after a number of staff members were told to isolate through the Track and Trace system.

Balmore Park Surgery, Hemdean Road, Reading, announced that it will be running with reduced staff after a number of which were told to isolate after potentially being in contact with Covid-19.

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On Friday, July 18, the surgery posted this message to Facebook: "Dear patients, we have had a number of staff told to isolate through Track and Trace, we are doing our best to keep everything going, but it is going to be very hard so please can I ask you to bear with us."

Reading Chronicle:

The public response to the news has been largely positive for the centre, with one commenter saying: "You’re all so amazing coping through the pandemic, I hope everyone gets out of isolation soon, take care one and all."

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Another read: "Thanks for the amazing job you’ve done during the pandemic."

More information is to follow.