For an URGENT appointment to see a Doctor or Nurse call between:
08.30am – 09.30am
Requests for urgent same day appointments will be assessed by your GP who will allocate an appointment appropriate to your needs. If you call later than 9.30am, we may not be able to give you an appointment the same day.
MINOR ILLNESS CLINICS - Nikki Boughen, Sue Williams
These clinics are run by specialist Practice Nurses who are well trained and able to deal with a wide range of medical conditions. If you have a minor illness, please ask to see Nurse Nikki or Nurse Sue in the first instance, or alternatively ask for advice over the telephone.
Please also ask your local Pharmacist for advice about minor illness and all medication questions.
Our minor illnesses nurses can treat/advise on the following conditions:-
- Sore throats
- Flu like symptoms
- Chest infections
- Morning after pill
- Asthma problems
- Minor injuries
- Strains & sprains
- Skin infections
- Diarrhoea & vomiting
If you require a HOME VISIT, please phone before 9.30am.
If you require a routine appointment to see a Doctor or a Nurse, please telephone after 9.30am.
Routine appointments will be offered between 5 and 7 days depending on the demand.
Bookings may be made up to three months in advance for routine appointments and health checks.
For general enquiries and test results, please phone after 9.30am.
Patients are encouraged to book routine or follow-up appointments in advance. Unless you are suffering from an urgent medical problem, you will be offered an appointment in 5-7 days time. This will provide more flexibility in the system to enable us to offer a same day service for urgent appointment requests and emergencies.
Evening surgeries are primarily for those who work and are unable to attend morning surgeries.
Please note that all surgeries are by appointment only.
We try very hard to keep to appointment times. We appreciate your understanding of inevitable delays for emergencies and unforeseen long consultations.
Please remember that GP consultations are ten minutes long. If you have more than one problem, your doctor may ask you to book another appointment.