Consulting a Doctor or a Nurse

Due to Covid 19 the Surgery is NOT open as usual, Please ring the Surgery first to request a call back with the GP or Nurse, the Receptionist will triage your call and put you on the call back list with the appropriate Clinician.

Please do NOT attend the surgery without an appointment, please make sure if you are seeing a GP or Nurse you have a face covering with you, Please arrive for your appointment on time and if you are suffering with any of the Covid 19 symptoms please do NOT attend.

Thank you for your co-operation in these unprecedented times.

Getting the most out of your consultation

  • For simple illnesses and requests it is often quicker and more appropriate to see the nurse practitioner rather than the GP (see “Nurse Practitioner” service).
  • For routine treatments or tests please see the practice nurse.
  • During a single consultation, the doctor or nurse can deal with the concerns of a single patient.  Should you wish to discuss complex issues, or another family member, please request a double appointment.
  • Before your consultation, it may be helpful to write a few notes on your symptoms or questions you would like to ask. This will prevent important information from being forgotten.
  • If you don’t understand what the doctor or nurse has said to you, please don’t be afraid to ask for further explanation.
  • It can sometimes help to have a relative or friend with you.
  • If you are seeing the doctor to discuss the result of an investigation or recent hospital treatment, it is useful to ensure that any important letters or results have arrived prior to attending the surgery by ringing the nurse results line on Monday/Thursday between 1 & 2pm.
  • If you would like a chaperone please speak to the doctor or nurse.