(During this outbreak of COVID 19 the practice will be doing telephone consultations whenever possible)
If you require an emergency appointment
please ring as early as possible in the day
so that we can do our best to accommodate
Telephone 01494 782884 for an appointment from 08:30 to 12:30 or 13:30 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. We will respect your right to express a preference of practitioner.
An interpreting service is also available, please inform reception when booking so that arrangements can be made for when you attend your appointment.
Did you know....our new GP, Dr Hardeep Bhupal, is fluent in Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi?
Some members of reception have also attended a basic sign language course, so please do indicate if this would be useful means of communication for you.
Advanced Access Appointments
GP appointments are now available at local surgeries during the evenings and at the weekend - please contact us to book.
More information can be found here: Advanced Access Appointments
Extended Hour Appointments
The surgery understands it can be difficult for commuters to come to the surgery for routine problems when they work away from home. Therefore extended hour appointments are available on selected week day evenings, which are currently Monday and Wednesdsay 6.30pm to 8pm. Please enquire at reception.
Please note that emergency appointments are for real emergencies only. The appointment is for 1 problem only and will last 5 minutes.
If you telephone for an emergency appointment on the day, you may be offered an appointment with our clinical pharmacist who is able to prescribe and advice for many minor ailments. Medication reviews are also conducted by our clinical pharmacist to ensure you are on the best medication for your condition.
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.
Our GP's can offer telephone advice, however did you know that your local pharmacist can answer queries about medication.
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.