Due to the increasing number of health related posters and leaflets that we have on display, we regret we will no longer be able to display posters advertising local events.
If you change your name or address, it is now possible to inform the sugery of these changes via the surgery website. Our clinical system now has the facility to record email addresses, so if you would like us to contact you through your email, please let the surgery know your address.
We are raising money for the NSPCC by recycling our used printer cartridges. If you would like to help us with this fund raising by recycling the cartridges you use at home please ask the receptionist for information.
The cartridge brands that we are able to recycle are:
In accordance with PCT guidelines only one month’s supply of medication can be dispensed at any one time. This is to reduce wastage. Patients wishing for more than one month’s supply of their medication must discuss it with the Doctor who might issue them in exceptional circumstances.
Please note, if you are on holiday for more than 3 months, then you must register with a surgery close to where you are staying as a Temporary Resident. Medication cannot be dispensed by the practice in these circumstances.
The PPG have recently undertaken a survey to gauge the patients opinions on the unbooked morning surgeries and an overwhelming 99% of the patients wish to continue with the walk in clinic. It was also encouraging that 96% of the patients were aware that the walk in clinic is for acute and urgent problems
The surgery is now offering this free service to our patients. If we have your mobile phone number on our records you will receive a text message to remind you that you have an appointment booked for the following day. If you would like to take advantage of this service please ensure that the surgery has your mobile phone number.
If you do not wish to receive the text messages please let reception know.
We are hoping that by offering this service it will reduce the number of missed appointments.
The Practice would like to make our patients aware that all telephone calls are now being recorded for monitoring purposes.
If you are a CARER could you please make yourself known to the Practice, by completing one of our Carer’s Leaflets. Thank you. Also, please ensure, that if, as a Carer, you are away from the area for any reason, you advise the Practice of the contact details of the person who is looking after the patient in your absence.