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Appointments

On The Day Appointment Request:

PLEASE NOTE: Our on the day appointment system changed from April 23rd 2018.  Please click here for more information.

Our on the day, nurse practioner led appointments are designed for on the day issues which cannot wait. NP's can deal with a range of problems, refer to specialists and prescribe appropriate medication.  They can see;

Conditions

Additional information

Ear ache

 

Ear discharge/blocked with wax

Seek help from Pharmacy initially.

Sinusitis

 

Hay fever

Seek help from Pharmacy initially.

Tonsilitis

 

Sore throat, tonsillitis, laryngitis

 

"Flu" like symptoms

 

Cough/Chesty cough

 

Asthma

 

Conjunctivitis, blood shot eyes

Seek help from Pharmacy initially.

Constipation

 

Abdominal pain

 

Rashes

 

Abcess

 

Stings

 

Eczema

 

Athletes foot

Seek help from Pharmacy initially.

Shingles/chicken pox

 

Emergency contraception only

Seek help from Pharmacy initially.

Vaginal discharge

 

Back pain

 

Neck stiffness

 

Pulled muscles

 

Frozen shoulder

 

Mastitis

 

Tiredness

 

Itchy eyes

 

Swollen glands

 

Chest Infection

 

Wound Infections

 

Kidney Infections

 

Cystitis A sample will be needed.
UTI  
Lumps and bumps Injuries within the last 72 hours should be directed to hospital.

 

What if my condition isn't in the list or I need to see a doctor?

If you contact the surgery, in person or via the telephone, we will be able to advise of the most suitable appointment, this may require a triage telephone call with the doctor first, or an appointment in the near future.

One Problem Per Appointment

Following on from recent feedback we are trying to raise awareness across our group of surgeries of our one problem per appointment policy.  We politely ask patients to only discuss one problem per appointment.  This helps ensure clinics run to schedule and other patients aren't inconvenienced.  If you need an additional appointment to discuss further problems, please ask at main reception.

Longer appointments, based on clinical need are available on request, these will be triaged before they can be booked.

Telephone Availability

If you would like to speak with a GP via the telephone, please ask the receptionist who will book a time for a GP to call you back.   Please note, our Doctors/Nurses will attempt to contact you after normal surgery.  Unanswered calls will result in the appointment being lost.

Book Appointments Online

We are pleased to provide patients with access to its Clinical System via a Secure Web Interface, so they can book appointments online.

To use Patient Access (EMIS) you will need a Practice ID number and an Access ID number which is obtained from the practice, and, in conjunction with a password, will be unique to you.

Please contact the reception to register for this service or click the link below if you have already have your login details.

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