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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).




 Handbridge Flu Vaccinations - Please await your letter - Bookings cannot be taken via reception




If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 10 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.





 

Opening Hours

The surgery is open at the following times

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Monday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Tuesday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Wednesday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Thursday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Friday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays:CLOSED

 

PLEASE DO

 

  • Check on the NHS Choices website / speak to your local pharmacist to see if a GP appointment is really necessary, as many minor ailments can be treated with self care/ by the pharmacist.
  •  Ring before 10am for a consultation on the same day 
  •  Ring before 10am for a Home Visit for housebound patients 
  •  Ring in between 11am – 6.00pm to pre-book an appointment up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Ring in between 2.30pm– 5.00pm for a test result 
  •   Ring in at anytime to cancel an appointment that you are not able to keep, the sooner the better please
  •  Tell the receptionist that you require a ‘double’ appointment if you feel your problem needs more time with the doctor or nurse or if you have more than one ailment 
  • Provide the receptionist with some information about your problem as they will be able to offer you the most appropriate appointment
  • Ask for the Medicines Manager if you have a query regarding your medication

 

PLEASE DON’T

  • Request a repeat prescription over the telephone
  • Ring in to ask if your prescription is ready
  • Ring in for test results before 2.30pm
  • Ring in later than 10am for a consultation on the day unless it is a problem that cannot wait until the next day
  • Ring in at between 8am - 9am for something that is non urgent, as during this period our telephone lines are busy with people needed urgent on the day appointments
  • Book an appointment ‘just in case’
  • Leave it until the last minute to cancel an appointment you cannot attend (your appointment may be marked as a 'did not attend' in this instance as we may be unable to rebook the time slot.)
 
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