Appointments

 

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Many conditions can be dealt with without the need to see your GP. You can try a local pharmacy for advice about a range of conditions.

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Self-Care

Help and support available from many National and Local Organisations

Visit the self help centre

 

Urgent Appointments

To request an urgent appointment for today or tomorrow (Monday to Friday):

When you get in touch, we’ll ask what you need help with.

  • Phone us on 01622 831257, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6pm
  • Visit the surgery and speak with a receptionist, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6:30pm

We will use the information you give us to choose the most suitable doctor, nurse or health professional to help you. You may be signposted to an expert clinician outside the surgery.

 

Routine Appointments

There may be a few week's wait before your appointment.

You can choose the doctor you would like to see at a time that suits you. We would like to suggest that you continue to see your doctor for any ongoing condition. 

To request a routine appointment in the next 6 weeks:

  1. Request an appointment online
  2. Use your NHS account (through the NHS App) to book appointments, blood tests, and request sick notes
  3. Phone us on 01622 831257, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6pm
  4. Visit the surgery and speak with a receptionist, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6:30pm

When you get in touch, we’ll ask what you need help with.

We will use the information you give us to choose the most suitable doctor, nurse or health professional to help you.

 

Your Appointment

However you choose to contact us, we may offer you a consultation:

  • By phone
  • Face to face at the surgery
  • By text or email

Appointments by phone, text or email can be more flexible and often means you get help sooner.

 

Cancelling or changing an appointment

To cancel your appointment:

  1. Reply CANCEL to your appointment reminder text message
  2. Use your NHS account (through the NHS App)
  3. Phone us on 01622 831257, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6pm
 

If you need help when we are closed

  • If you need medical help now, use NHS 111 online or call 111.
    • NHS 111 online is for people aged 5 and over. Call 111 if you need help for a child under 5.
  • Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.
 

If you need help with your appointment

Please tell us:

  • If there’s a specific doctor, nurse or other health professional you would prefer to respond
  • If you would prefer to consult with the doctor or nurse by phone, face-to-face, or by text or email
  • If you need an interpreter
  • If you have any other access or communication needs
 

Home visits

If you are housebound and need an appointment, we may have to do a home visit. We will phone you first to understand what you need.

To request a home visit, it’s helpful if you phone the practice on 01622 831257 as soon after 8:30am as possible.

 

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