Surgery Appointment Times
9.00 am – 11.00 am Monday, Wednesday & Friday
3.00 pm – 5.00 pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9.00 am – 1.00 pm Tuesday + Emergencies
9.00 am – 11.00 am Thursday
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm + Emergencies
*Information re Tuesday and Thursday Afternoons
For Tuesday and Thursday afternoons we would strongly advise patients where possible to plan ahead and telephone the practice early to try to ensure they will be able to be seen the same day
Surgeries are by appointment only
All GP appointments are 10 minute consultations
If patient requires a longer consultation this should be arranged with reception staff.
Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 11.00 am
Consultations available from 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm.
If you require an intimate physical examination you will be offered to have a chaperone present. this will usually be the practice nurse or a member of the practice staff.
EMERGENCIES (OUT OF HOURS) EVENINGS, WEEKENDS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Patients may access medical advice or contact an emergency doctor through NHS 24 on 111. The telephone number is recorded on our answer machine.
Extended Practice Opening Hours
Extended consulting hours are available on alternate Wednesday evenings between 5.30 pm – 6.50 pm for patients who cannot attend normal surgery times. Please note there are no nursing services and blood tests cannot be taken at this time. It is the patient’s responsibility to inform the surgery in reasonable time if they are unable to keep an appointment.
If you become unwell after 6pm please call NHS 24 as usual – 111
It is important that you inform the reception staff if you you are unable to attend your appointment, this will allow that appointment to be offered to another patient. If you fail to notify the Practice that you are unable to attend, you will be sent a letter informing you that you have defaulted from your appointment. Persistent defaulters maybe removed from the list.
If you are Late
Please attend your appointment on time , if you are late you may not be seen.
Please note appointment times may vary during illness and holidays.
If you require an interpreter to attend with you when you see your Doctor please notify the receptionist and she will arrange this for you.
Private Medical Examinations
Medical examinations for special purposes such as pre-employment, fitness to travel, elderly drivers, fitness to undertake sports etc, will require longer than a routine appointment.
These examinations do not form part of NHS Services, you will be charged for any such examination. Please check the fee chargeable when you require to arrange any such examination.
Request for GP Letters/Completion of Forms
If your Doctor has agreed to write a letter for you in connection with your employment, acting as a referee, or for some other specific area, you may be charged for this letter. Please allow at least 10 working days before collecting your letter, if you require this letter urgently please inform your Doctor during your consultation. If you wish your Doctor to complete a form/report for you, there will also be a charge for this, please allow 48 hours before uplifting your form.
The reception staff will advise you of any applicable charges.