Requests for Home Visits by the Doctor:
Visits should be requested by 10.30 am and are only for the elderly or housebound patients. They are done at the doctors discretion.
Out of Hours Calls
The out of hours service is for emergencies only. It is provided by Local Care Direct. You may be given telephone advice or instructed to attend an “Out of Hours” centre or a doctor may visit you at home. Telephone 01924 476363 or 01924 452736 and listen to the message on the answering machine.
You may also contact NHS Direct on 0845 4647 for advice.
On the day appointments
All patients who feel that their problem is urgent should ring the surgery at 9.00am. They will be offered an appointment that morning with a doctor or Nurse Practitioner.
These need a double appointment. The reception staff will arrange these for you on receipt of discharge information from the hospital following delivery. This includes the mothers Post-Natal examnination, your baby’s developmental check and your Baby’s first immunisations.
These can be arranged for various times during the week and will require a half an hour appointment. Please note a fee will be charged for this examination.