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NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR THE SPRING BOOSTER VACCINATIONS at the surgery: Tuesday 21st May. See all the details in our newsletter, or in the Covid Vaccination Information section of this website.
IMPORTANT:  The surgery CLOSES at 6pm every evening. There will be access for patients with pre-booked evening appointments as part of our Enhanced Access commitment.
The Dispensary is open between 9am & 5pm only, please collect your medication within these hours. if this is a problem please contact us to make a prior arrangement . 
SICKNOTES: You can self-certificate for 7 days, if you need a note following 7 days and it is a problem that has been dealt with by the Doctor or hospital then please use the Contact us online request below.
 

If you have a respiratory problem and book a face to face appointment with a Doctor or Nurse, please wear a face covering when you attend the appointment. Thank you

If you request a Doctors appointment, we have asked our receptionists to ask about the reason for your call so they can book you an appointment with the most appropriate Health Professional and you will be offered either a telephone or face to face appointment. Do not attend the surgery unless you have an appointment arranged. 

ONLINE MEDICATION ORDERING  If you wish to write a message to dispensary when you order medication, please write it in the box on the second page, beneath the list of medication you have ordered, not the first page (as this deletes the list of medication you want). Thank you

Medication reviews. In future, on your repeat prescription list, if there is a message in bold print, please take note of it as it will be a message for you personally. (The automatic message has been removed). We are reviewing how medication reviews are carried out and you may note your review date may have been changed.

Clinics & Services

In addition to GP consultations the practice adheres to the General Medical Services Contract for the provision of healthcare services:

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  • Asthma
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes

Social Prescriber Clinic

  • Thursday morning clinics twice monthly by appointment at the Surgery or by telephone consultation. 

NHS Health Checks, are offered to patients aged between 40 & 74 yrs, who are not on any chronic disease registers, or take statin drugs. Make an appointment with the Practice Nurse for this Health Check. 

Additional Services

  • Alcohol advice
  • Cervical smears
  • Contraceptive services
  • Child health clinic - Postponed during Covid pandemic conducted by a member of the Public Health team, on the 1st Wednesday of the month. Drop-in 9am - 10am, appointments 10am -12 midday. 

  • Lifestyle advice - including diet, weight and exercise.

  • Maternity services - antenatal clinic conducted by the midwife at Holsworthy Hospital by telephone appointment during Covid pandemic.

  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress advice
  • Vaccinations and immunisations
 
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