Patients may book an appointment with the Doctor or Advanced Nurse Practitioner of their choice in advance but may have a wait of up to 2 weeks, approximately half of our appointments are available to book on the day by phoning the practice at 9am. if all appointments are gone and you need to see a doctor urgently then all clinicians will see patients at 11.30. patients phoning after this time will have to wait until the next day to see a clinician.
For some problems or queries you may not need an appointment, if you tell the receptionist why you need an appointment, they will be able to signpost you to the best person to deal with your problem in the most efficient way. All information will be treated in strictest confidence as per our staff protocol.
We will close the practice at 2pm on Christmas Eve, a doctor will be on call until 6pm to deal with any urgent queries.The practice will reopen on Friday 27th December. We will also be closed on Wednesday 1st January 2020. Please ensure you order all your medications early to ensure you have enough for over the holiday period.
The practice will also close for Christmas lunch on Wednesday 18th December from 12.30-2pm. A doctor will be available for urgent queries but no routine queries will be dealt with.
Pharmacy First service
Your local pharmacy offers a pharmacy first service for sore throats, colds and flu-like symptoms. Please go to the pharmacy first before contacting your GP surgery over the winter months, this is a free service.