Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - We now employ an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to support the GPs. She is able to prescribe, refer to hospital and other services and also able to request tests. We use her appointments mostly to see on the day appointment requests.
Closed for Training
Please be advised that the surgery is closed on the following Tuesday afternoons from 1.00pm to 6.30pm for GP & Staff Training.
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Please follow the link on the "further information" page to see the latest guidelines around data protection and what it means to you.
If you no longer wish to receive sms or text messages to your mobile about appointments, your healthcare or practice news please contact the practice to advise you wish to OPT OUT of receiving such communications.
The practice currently offers patients the facility to book appointments, order prescriptions and view some of your medical record online. If you would like to take up this service please speak to a receptionist.
The transfer of relevant information to patients Summary Care Record (SCR)
The transfer of patient’s records electronically between practices when patients register or deregister (when moving to or from other participating practices)
Transfer a patient’s record electronically between practices when patients register or deregister (GP2GP)
Named accountable GP for all patients
From 1 April 2015, practices are required under the contract to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients (including children) who is responsible for patients’ overall care at the practice, patients should contact the practice if they wish to know who this is, and that if they have a preference as to which GP that is, the practice will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request.
The named accountable GP will take lead responsibility for the coordination of all services required under the contract and ensure they are delivered to each of their patients where required (based on the clinical judgment of the named accountable GP).
Following recent guidance we would like to advise parents that we will need written permission for anyone, other than the person with legal responsibility for the child, to bring that child for treatment to the surgery. This applies to grandparents, child minders etc. Forms are available in reception or on the website parental consent form – please let us know if you are happy for others to act in loco parentis on these occasions by completing a signed agreement which will be kept with your child’s records.
Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page and complete the online form. Find out more
Like To Register?
New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more
Out Patient Prescriptions
Patients should be advised that from 1st October 2018 the practice will no longer issue prescription requests which are hand written from Outpatients clinics. The reason being that it is considered that :-
Hand Written prescriptions are not safe, they are often not legible and do not always contain enough information about why the medication is needed.
It is also part of the Hospitals obligations to provide GPs with a typed letter within seven days of any clinic appointment following which we would aim to prescribe requested medication within five days of receiving these letters.
There are three dedicated disabled parking space at the side of the practice. Directly opposite this space there is easy access to the building. Should any patient have difficulty entering our main doors a member of staff is readily available to assist and can be contacted via our intercom facility. Within the building there is easy access and suitable toilet facilities. Patients who are hard of hearing or require additional help should inform our reception staff.
A free text message service is available to advise patients of appointment bookings and reminders. If you would like to use this service, please complete the form below and bring to the reception.
(Site updated 05/02/2019)