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Appointments

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Consultations are by appointment and can be booked in person or over the telephone during opening hours.

You can also book online via the link at the top of this page. For more information about our online services click here.

A variety of appointments are available including:

  • Same day urgent appointments
  • Pre-bookable 2 working days ahead
  • Pre-bookable 1 week ahead
  • Pre-bookable 4 weeks ahead with preferred clinician

We can provide interpreter services if you need them, for most foreign languages and for British Sign Language. If possible, please inform the receptionist at the time of booking your appointment so that this can be arranged in advance.

We also have a hearing loop installed in the reception area, and a portable hearing loop for use during consultations. Please ask at reception about this.

Nurse Practitioner

Our new Nurse Practitioner is a very experienced nurse who has undergone extensive and additional training to enable her to treat common health problems.

Her role is to see some of the same day urgent cases, which means we can see patients more quickly.

The following complaints can be dealt with by our new Nurse Practitioner, who if necessary, will ask the GP to see you as well.

  • Back pain
  • Asthma, COPD flare ups, Chest infection
  • Cold and Flu symptoms
  • Sinusitis, Tonsillitis, Sore throat
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting, Gastroenteritis
  • Ear infections, Ear pain, Blocked ears
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Vaginal discharge, Abnormal menstrual bleeding
  • Hay fever
  • Sexual health problems
  • Skin problems – Such as infected spots, wounds, grazes, rashes, eczema
  • Urinary tract infections (We will need a urine sample)

Please note that our Nurse Practitioner will see patients over the age of 2 and cannot see pregnant women or deal with mental health problems.

Practice Nurses

In a number of cases it might be worth considering an appointment with a practice nurse rather than a doctor. Practice nurses are qualified to deal with many conditions and you may be seen more quickly. We have a small number of appointments availabe for Practice Nurses during our extended hours surgeries on Wednesday or Thursday evenings.


Cancellations

If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else.

Please note, we now have a cancellations line 01246 212 840

If you wish to cancel your appointment please call on this number and leave us a message, one of our receptionist will cancel your appointment. Please be sure to leave your name, date of birth and date and time of the appointment you wish to cancel.

 

 

                                                                                                  

 
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