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IF YOU HAVE A TEMPERATURE COUGH, LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY CONTACT THE NHS HELPLINE ON 111 OR VISIT THE NHS.GOV WEBSITE FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

DUE TO THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS PANDENIC WE ARE UNABLE TO OPERATE A NORMAL SERVICE. THE RECEPTION DESK REMAINS CLOSED, NO FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE.  IF YOU REQUIRE A TELEPHONE CONSULTATION PLEASE CALL THE PRACTICE BETWEEN 8.30AM AND 10.15AM. A PATIENT CARE NAVIGATOR WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE MOST APPROPRAITE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL. 

FOR HOME VISITS PLEASE CALL BEFORE 10.30AM. 

AFTER 10.15AM ONLY URGENT MEDICAL ISSUES WILL BE DEALT WITH.

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS CAN BE ORDERED ONLINE VIA A NOMINATED CHEMIST OR AT THE BOX AT RECEPTION.

PLEASE DO NOT RING THE PRACTICE TO CHECK IF YOUR PRESCRIPTION IS READY.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE TREATMENT ROOM UNLESS YOU HAVE ARRANGED AN APPOINTMENT.

WARFARIN AND BABY VACCINE CLINICS ARE OPERATING AS NORMAL.

IF YOU DO NEED TO ATTEND THE HEALTH CENTRE PLEASE WEAR A FACE COVERING AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.

THANK  YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

 

 

 

 

PIP APPLICATIONS

As a Practice we no longer complete requests from DLA / Attendance allowance / PIP forms OR for supporting evidence.

We strongly believe that to get an accurate assessment a face to face consultation is vital.  This needs to be carried out by the agency making the decision about your application, not by your GP.

When We Are Closed

When the practice is closed (i.e. between 18:00 & 08:30 during the week, weekends and bank holidays) the responsibility for your care is with Western Urgent Care.

Their contact number is 02871 865195. You may also access this telephone number by calling the practice telephone number where a recorded message will repeat the number.

Please be aware that this service is for urgent conditions, which cannot wait until your own doctor’s surgery is open.

All telephone calls to the out of hours service are recorded.   

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

 
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