In order to ensure that the best use is made of your GP services, please attend the surgery whenever possible.
If you need urgent advice, you can contact NHS 111 Service on 111.
If you would like to request a home visit, please telephone the surgery on 01636 702363. Please make your call as early as possible after 8.00AM and before 10.30AM.
GP visit recommended:
- The terminally ill
- The truly housebound patient for whom travel to premises by car would cause deterioration in their medical condition.
GP visit may be useful:
- Following a conversation with a health professional, it may be agreed that a seriously ill patient may be helped by a GP's visit.
GP visit is not usual:
- Heart Attack - severe crushing chest pain. The best approach is to call an emergency ambulance. DIAL999
- Common symptoms of childhood: fevers, cold, cough, earache, headache, diarrhoea/vomiting and most cases of abdominal pain. These patients are usually well enough to travel to the surgery. It is not harmful to take a child with a fever outside.
- Adults with common problems, such as cough, sore throat, influenza, general malaise, back pain and abdominal pain are also readily transportable to the doctor's surgery. Transport arrangements are the responsibility of the patients or their carers.