Coronavirus National Emergency
For the safety of our patients and staff we will not be offering any face to face routine appointments until national guidance has been updated. All our routine appointments are currently operating on a telephone triage system.
For urgent medical problems please call the surgery as usual and you will be offered a telephone triage call by the duty doctor.
The safety of our patients and staff is our first concern and we are working hard to prioritize the safety of our patients and play our part in the response to the Covid-19 crisis.
We provide a number of clinics to cater for both routine and quick access appointments. Please see the links for further information on these clinics.
As a rule it is generally better to see your usual doctor, as this allows continuity of care, which is both safer and more efficient. You will normally be able to see the doctor of your choice by booking in advance.
If you are booking a quick access appointment, you may have to forego seeing your usual doctor, although we will try and cater to your requests where we can.
As our doctors are part-time, it would be preferable if you were to become familiar with at least a couple of the doctors at the surgery. Please see the table below for usual doctors sessions during the week. This will alter as a result of leave and other surgery commitments.
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When booking an appointment, it can be helpful to give brief details of your problem to the receptionist. This information is used to ensure you are seen in the most appropriate clinic, which may be with one of the practice nurses for some conditions.
Appointments are usually 10 minutes in duration, and doctors would usually only be able to manage one condition in this time. If available you may book a double (20 minute) appointment if you have more than one problem or if you feel your condition is very complex (this would usually be agreed with your usual doctor in advance).
Please don’t forget that there are alternative routes of accessing healthcare, particularly for minor illnesses. NHS 111 will sign-post you to the most appropriate healthcare provider, NHS Choices provides health information on line, your local pharmacist can offer minor illness advice and offer advice on medications.ONLINE BOOKING