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Adult Flu clinics dates now available.  
You are eligible to receive a free flu jab if you: 
  • are 65 years of age or over   
  • are pregnant 
  • have certain medical conditions 
  • are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility 
  • receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill 

You are eligible for the flu vaccine this year (2017-18) if you are aged 65 and over on March 31 2018 – that is, you were born on or before March 31 1953. So, if you are currently 64 but will be 65 on March 31 2018, you do qualify

Please contact the surgery or book online.
Appointment System

When you call for a doctor’s appointment, you will be asked whether your need is:

URGENT, ACUTE OR ROUTINE

In order to help categorise your appointment, and ensure you see the most appropriate person, the receptionist may ask you if you can share the nature of the problem or issue. Please be assured that this information will be treated confidentially.

Named GP   

If you would like to know who your named Doctor is please ask reception when you next visit the surgery.

Friends and Family Test

The Friends and Family test has recently been added to our website. it is your chance to provide feedback on your experience of the surgery.

Staff Training  

The surgery will be closed for staff training on Thursday 2nd November from 1.00 pm until 4.30 pm.

Patient Group Meeting

Everyone welcome to join us! We look forward to hearing your comments and suggestions. Please contact reception to find out how to participate.

Repeat Prescriptions

You can now order your repeat prescriptions through the online Prescriptions link. If you wish to register to do so please complete the patient online registration form and bring it along to reception with two forms of ID, one photographic and one proof of address so we can give you the registration information. If you are already registered to use online appointments you do not need to register again.
Gentle Exercises Classes

In association with Age UK, the Health Centre hosts Gentle Exercise Classes on Wed lunchtime 1.30-2.30 pm.  No need to book. Just turn up in comfortable clothing by 1.25 pm.

Latest News

Welcome to our website

Find out what services are on offer and how to access them alongside a lot of other useful health information and links.

Latest CQC Inspection

Please see the Further Information section for more details.

Named GP

If you would like to know who your named GP is please contact the surgery and the receptionist will be able to inform you.

Volunteer Drivers

The surgery relies on volunteer drivers to provide transport to those patients who are unable to drive or who do not have friends or family who are able to bring them to the surgery. This involves bringing patients to the surgery for appointments and delivering patients medication. We are always in need of volunteer drivers and if you have some spare time and would be interested in helping our patients please contact reception on 01823 490505.

Friends and Family Test

From the 1st of December GP practice are required to implement the NHS Friends and Family tests. The questions have been set by the Government, and the tests are intended to provide patients the oppertunity to give feedback on their experience at the practice. Practices must submit data back to NHS England. The test can now be found on the right hand side of the website under "Have your say" or in the waiting room of the surgery. We look forward to hearing your feedback.

Patient Reference Group

We look forward to hearing your comments and suggestions on how we can improve the surgery to benefit the local community.

Appointment Reminders by Text

Have we got your mobile phone number?  We are updating our databases so that we can send you a reminder of your appointment by text.  You can also text us back if you wish to cancel your appointment. 

Pay for your prescriptions by card

Debit cards can also be accepted for payments for non-NHS requests, for example private medicals, travel vaccinations etc.  Please ask at the reception desk for more details.

Please see Opening Times tab for Bank Holiday opening times.

Online Appointment Booking 

Register to book your appointments online  Find out more

Opening Hours - find out when we are open and how to see a GP

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

Repeat Prescriptions - order your medication online

Do you need to re-order your medication?

Like To Register? We welcome new patients to our area

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

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