FLU VACCINATIONS: Clinic appointments will be bookable from 1st September 2020 and will commence from October 2020. If you are eligible, please call asap to book your appointment and please read the attached notice: Flu Vaccination Clinic Notice
THANK YOU TO OUR ANONYMOUS BENEFACTOR WHO MADE AND HUNG A KNITTED RAINBOW ON OUR FRONT DOOR. THIS IS MUCH APPRECIATED.
WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK ALL PATIENTS WHO HAVE DONATED VISORS TO THE SURGERY AS WE HAVE BEEN STRUGGLING TO OBTAIN SOME ASPECTS OF PPE. WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL TO YOU ALL. THANK YOU.
FROM TUESDAY 31ST MARCH 2020 THE SURGERY DOORS WILL BE CLOSED AND WE WILL NOT SEE ANY "WALK-IN'S". ONLY PRE-ARRANGED AND TRIAGED PATIENTS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING. IF YOU NEED US, WE ARE HERE, BUT PLEASE DO RING FIRST ON 01277 658117. IF YOU TURN UP WITHOUT CONTACTING THE SURGERY FIRST, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN. THIS IS SO WE CAN PROTECT OUR CLINICIANS AND STAFF TO ENABLE US TO CONTINUE PROVIDING A SERVICE TO YOU THROUGH THIS PANDEMIC.
This site provides up to date advice and gives you access to the NHS 111 online tool for checking symptoms.
PLEASE DO NOT COME INTO THE SURGERY TO ASK QUESTIONS, PARTICULARLY IF YOU HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS OF THE VIRUS
Did you know that you can now self-refer to Physiotherapy without the need to see a GP first. If you think you have a problem that could be managed by a physiotherapist then please call 01268 904102 to seek support. There is an inclusion and exclusion criteria to self-referring and this can be found by clicking here Self Referral to Physiotherapy
We welcome Dr Zoe GB-Dumaka (surname is pronounced Dumaka) as our new GP Registrar. Dr GB-Dumaka will be with us for the next 12 months.
PHONE LINES: Our phone lines are busiest between 8 am and 9 am. During these times you could experience up to a 10 minute wait. If you are not ringing for an on the day/emergency appointment you may find it easier to ring later in the day or use the online service.
DISPOSAL OF SHARPS BINS: With effect from 1st July 2017: Do you have a sharps bin at home, if so, you must contact your local council to arrange disposal of this as the Practice will no longer accept them on the premises.
CARERS: Are you caring for a patient here. If so we would like to record this on their record, with their consent. Please complete our carers registration form and bring this into the surgery for registration. Carers Form
PATIENT NEWSLETTER: Please read our newsletter Patient News
The Shingles vaccination programme runs from 1st September to 31st August in each year. To find out if you qualify for a shingles vaccination please contact one of our Reception team
Students going to university for first time are eligible for the MEN ACWY vaccination. This is an important vaccination to have and, if you think you qualify, please ring reception to confirm and book an appointment.