You may have seen on the news that from Monday 17th May, doors at GP Practices are ‘re-opening’. As you will know, our GP practice has been open throughout the pandemic, offering patients telephone and online appointments, with face to face consultations available to those who need them. This was in-line with national requirements to keep patients safe, whilst COVID infection rates were high and before the vaccination was widespread. GP practices are being encouraged to offer patients a choice of whether they would like a remote or face to face consultation. However, before we have more people coming into the surgery to see us in person, we need a bit of time to put in place measures to keep everyone safe. As we wait for further national guidance on doing that, we ask that patients continue to contact us by phone or online as you have been doing. We are facing unprecedented demands to our services and will need to continue to adjust how we use our clinicians’ time to best support our patients – particularly those who need us the most. We will keep you updated as soon as we are clear about how we can re-open our reception areas safely. Thank you for your support.

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Home visits

We operate a home visit service which is reserved only for patients who are too ill or frail to come to the surgery.

We ask that where possible, all home visit requests are made before 10.30 am. This allows staff to prioritise work and make sure that patients get seen as quickly as possible.

An individual will not be eligible for a home visit if they are able to leave their home environment on their own or with minimal assistance to visit public or social recreational public services (including shopping).

We will pass the details to a clinician, who will assess priority on the basis of need. Either a visit will be arranged or an appointment will be made at the surgery.

We cannot guarantee that the patient’s usual clinician will attend.

Please remember that home visits are very time consuming for doctors. Four patients can be treated at the surgery in the time it takes to carry out a home visit. Examinations are always better conducted in the modern and well-equipped surroundings of the surgery. We therefore request that patients make every effort to attend the surgery.

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You can book your appointment with us in a variety of ways.

By phone on 01772 254 484 Online by clicking here Can't get to the Surgery? Home visits can be booked