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We are aware that the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended the extension of the Covid-19 vaccination programme to 16 and 17 year olds. We are awaiting further guidance from NHS England on when the programme will commence and how the vaccinations will be administered to this age group. Please do not contact your GP – eligible young people will be contacted when the programme commences to advise on the next steps.


On week commencing 9th of August 2021 we are sorry to be saying goodbye to Dr Vivek Patel, who is leaving for a new venture in Sheffield. We all wish him the best for the future. In the same week, we will be welcoming Dr Robert Webster as a new salaried GP to the Practice and look forward to working with him.


To book your Covid vaccination(s), you need to use the 119 service online or phone 119

Demonstrating COVID-19 status

Individuals in England who have had a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine can now get proof of their vaccination details and demonstrate their COVID-19 status for international travel using the NHS COVID Pass.

There are 3 options to demonstrate COVID-19 status: via the NHS App (if you have full access to the App and are registered at a GP surgery), through NHS.UK and by letter from the 119 telephone service.


  • Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of Coronavirus.
  • Your GP practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us on 01423 788300 or visit our website – our opening hours are 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday
  • You can also call NHS 111.
  • Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment.

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Appointments

All consultations are by telephone appointment in the first instance or by using our new E-Consult system. You may book online or call the practice on 01423 788300. You may consult any of the doctors in the practice and we will always try to accommodate you with the doctor of your choice. 

Urgent cases will always be fitted in the same day.  Both the surgeries are open from 08:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday. 

The time allocated for a routine appointment is 10 minutes. If you feel you may need longer please indicate this to the receptionist at the time of booking. 

Practice Nurses

In a number of cases it might be worth considering an appointment with a practice nurse rather than a doctor. Practice nurses are qualified to deal with many ailments and you may be seen more quickly.  Unfortunately, due to the different specialities of our practice nurses and different appointment lengths we are unable to offer online booking of practice nurse appointments. 

Cancellations

If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else. Please note if you are more than 10 minutes late for an appointment you will be asked to re-book.
 

 
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