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Please see our guide to appointments at the foot of this page

New Phone System 

Callers to the Practice will have the following options:

8.30-10am Option 1 to book a GP on the day appointment Option 2 to cancel an appointment

After 10am the Options are:

    1 - Book an appointment, this can be an improved access appointment in the evenings or weekends, or to book an appointment with a nurse or for a blood test

    2 - Cancel an appointment (this option is available 24 hours a day)

    3 - Dispensary - for prescription queries, lines are open between 10.30am-12 noon and 2pm-4pm - please note repeat prescription requests cannot be taken over the phone

    4 - Test results, lines are open from 11.30am

    5 - Secretaries - for referral enquiries, lines are open between 10am and 3pm  PLEASE NOTE SECRETARIES CANNOT BOOK APPOINTMENTS

    6 - Reception - for general reception enquiries

    7 - to hear these options again

If you do not have a touch tone phone please hold the line and you will be transferred to a member of our reception team.

Once an option has been selected you will be notified where you are in the queue.




Vaccinations are still available, please contact reception on 01379 853217 after 11am, option 6 to book your appointment.


There are also limited Monday evening flu appointments available for workers. Please contact reception for details on: 01379 853217 after 11am, option 6


You qualify for an NHS flu jab if you are aged 65 or over on 31st March 2019 or:

  • you are pregnant or have:
  • a heart problem
  • a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including bronchitis or emphysema
  • a kidney disease
  • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)
  • liver disease
  • had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
  • diabetes
  • a neurological condition, for example multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy
  • a problem with your spleen, for example sickle cell disease or you have had your spleen removed
  • you are morbidly obese with a BMI of 40 and above

You should also consider having the flu vaccine if you are:

  • the main carer of an older or disabled person
  • a household contact of an immunocompromised person
  • a health or social care worker


Children’s Flu Clinic

Vaccinations are still available, please contact the surgery after 11am on 01379 853217, option 6 to check eligibility and to book an appointment.


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