Tel: 01884 831300
Opening Times: 8.30am-6.30pm
You will be offered the next routine appointment bookable with a particular doctor, if you feel this is too long to wait you will be offered an appointment with his/her team members. The current teams are:
|Dr Smith/Dr Rowbury/Dr Matthews/Dr Tat|
|Dr Robinson/Dr Jacob/Dr Kerin/Dr Kekwick/Dr Mason|
|Dr Dixon/Dr Jenner/Dr Black/Dr Harris/Dr Greenwood|
On registration you will be allocated a named doctor who will be responsible for your overall care. If you wish to know which doctor that is, then please contact the practice. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate requests from patients who wish to be registered with a preferred doctor but please note that, as most of the doctors work part time, this may not be possible. Booking appointments in advance increases the possibility of seeing your preferred doctor.
If you have a more urgent problem that cannot wait for a routine appointment, reception will offer you contact from the SDS team.
This duty team consists of a doctor, nurse practitioner and occasionally an Emergency Care Practitioner (from South Western Ambulance Service Trust ) Details of your problem are taken by reception and one of the team then contact you to help solve it. You may be offered advice, an appointment or a visit depending on your problem.
We are, with your permission, able to use SMS Text Messaging to remind /inform you about:
Please see leaflets in the waiting room for further information and a sign up form to complete. Care will be taken to ensure that no personal information is released using this service and the Practice will continue to observe the strictest controls with regard to holding your personal information in confidence.
The Surgery will be closed for Staff Training in the afternoon between 1:00pm - 4:00pm on the following dates:
In the event that you need to speak to a doctor urgently or need general medical advice please call 111.
If you require a routine appointment or non-urgent prescription, please call the surgery when we re-open at 4.00pm.