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PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY IS CLOSED FOR LOCAL SHUTDOWN ON WEDS 29TH JULY PM (from 12.30).  

        RETIREMENT

We are sad to announce that Dr Joanna Merritt will be retiring from the Practice on 31st August 2020 after 21 years.  Dr Merritt will be greatly missed by all the staff and patients.  We would like to wish Dr Merritt a long and happy retirement.

SOCIAL PRESCRIBER

Our Social Prescriber, Renae Powell has a telephone appointment clinic on Friday mornings.  Please click on the Social Prescriber link below to find the services that Renae can help you with.  If you would like more information or to book an appointment please call Reception on 01376 553415.

 

Overdue for an Asthma, COPD or Diabetic annual check?  Please call reception to book your telephone appointment 

Practice Nurses

They are normally present at all surgery times.  Appointments must be booked in advance.   They may be able to deal with your problems and save you waiting to see a doctor.             

For example the following can be dealt with by the nurses:

  • Cervical Smears (also bookable online)childimmunise
  • BP Checks & Weighing 
  • Holiday Vaccinations  **
  • Children's Immunisations 
  • Stitch Removal
  • Dressings & Bandages
  • Health Education Advice 
  • Routine injections e.g. B12, Gold, etc
  • Contraceptive Advice (also bookable online)
  • Asthma Reviews (also bookable online)
  • COPD Reviews (also bookable online)
  • Spirometry
  • Diabetic Checks (also bookable online)
  • NHS Health Checks


To make an appointment for the practice nurse and HCA, please ring the surgery number and book online (where indicated above).  

The nurses are also available to give advice over the telephone.

**  Please note if you need advice and possible vaccinations for travel you will need to complete a travel risk assessment form at least 12 weeks before travel.  If your departure date is less than 12 weeks we are unable to complete the assessment and you will need to attend a Private Travel Clinic.  Details are available from reception.

 
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