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THE SURGERY DOORS ARE LOCKED AND WILL BE OPENED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.


PLEASE WEAR A MASK OR FACE COVERING TO ANY APPOINTMENT.


For further advise on this and what to do if you would ordinarily attend surgery check 'Whilst the doors are locked' here (item 03).




A farewell message from Dr Thompson [Click to Read]




If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 7 days.


Do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice.


If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do. 


Only call 119 if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service.  For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus


The surgery see's patients with long term conditions who could be extremely vulnerable.


We advise EVERYONE to check latest information and advice regarding the recent Coronavirus outbreak shared here (item 02).


If you need help support with domestic violence/ abuse during these unprecendted times please check here.



If you're struggling with anxiety/mental health issues during social isolation; you can contact the new 24 hour mental health emergency number:


0300 303 3972 



Please note our privacy notice has been added to during the pandemic you can check this here.


 




Online consultation is the best way to contact your GP whilst the social isolation measures are in place:


Please click here if you would like an online consultation.





 

*Please note that during the COVID-19 Pandemic, procedures may differ. Please call the surgery on 01244 680169, to find out what to do during this time.

Asthma, Diabetic and Heart Disease Clinics 

asthma_inhaler_5We have specially trained practice nurses who regularly review all asthmatic, diabetic and heart disease patients. Telephone 01244 680169.

NHS Health Checks

All patients aged 40-74 who have not attended the surgery within three years are welcome to attend for a free NHS health check with a Health Care Assistant. Patients will be called for these by letter, but as we have many patients who are eligible, these letters are sent out on a staggered basis, however if you have not had a letter and would like to book, you are welcome at any time. 

Contraceptive Services

Our Practice Nurses and Doctors provide contraceptive services. This ranges from simple pill checks with our Nurse, to Coil or Implant fittings,removals and replacements. If you require emergency contraception and feel uncomfortable explaining this to our receptionist please ask for Zoe when ringing 01244 680169.

Practice Nurses

The Practice Nurses may be consulted for the following: COPD, Chronic heart disease, child health surveillance, smears, dressings, removal of stitches, ear syringing, baby immunisations and health promotion clinics. Flu injections are available during the winter months, particularly for people who are asthmatic or diabetic, or have chest or heart problems, or who are aged over 65 years. Annual health checks are also offered to all patients aged over 75 years. Please telephone 680169 if you wish to make an appointment to see a Practice Nurse.

Minor Surgery Services

Minor Surgery clinics are fitted in to the Dr. Thompson or Dr. O’Dells clinics on days where we have plenty of capacity with other GP's. If you think you may need minor surgery please ask to see Dr. Thompson or Dr. O’Dell to review if you are suitable for this clinic you can then be placed on the Minor Surgery waiting list. 

Podiatry/Chiropody

Please see our Podiatry page for all information on how to see a Podiatrist/ Chiropodist

Physio First.

Please see our Physio First page, for information regarding our Physio First clinics. 

Bereavement Support

Bereavement


 

 
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