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In April, May& Jun 2018- 556 appointments were not attended. This is 92 hours of 10 min appointments. There is high pressure for appointments and this is one of the causes as the non attender then rebooks. Please ensure you let the surgery know if you cannot attend so that another patient can use the appointment.


The summer newsletter is now available- please click on the link in the news section.


The surgery will be closed on Thursday 19th July 2018 between 12.30pm and 4.00 pm due to staff training. Phone lines will also be closed.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 


New General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into effect on Friday 25th May 2018- please see the new section on our website for information on our privacy notices which will give you more information on what we do with your data. Paper copies are available in the surgery if you wish to browse through these when you attend. 


Changes to our online services will be made on 1st May 2018- please see the prescriptions section or news for more information.


Measles outbreak in Surrey- please see the main news page.


Minor illness?  Please see the link on the right for self help and advice.


PLEASE ASK FOR YOUR PRESCRIPTION IN GOOD TIME . ALLOW  48 HOURS/2 WORKING DAYS BEFORE COLLECTION (Electronic prescriptions only)) Paper prescriptions will take 3- 4 days. If you are using paper prescriptions, please consider signing up for the electronic service.


Book your appointments online using Patient Access. Simply click on appointments and follow the link. Once registered for this service you can also order repeat medication, view and print a list of your repeat medicines, appliances, allergies or adverse reactions.

Evening Surgery -  We are open for  evening appointments every Wednesday until 8pm (Appointments for this clinic must be booked in advance)

 

All patients are allocated a named GP on registering at the practice, if you do not know who your named GP is please ask when next contacting the practice. This does not exclude you from seeing any GP of your choice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where to go for NHS care

Where to go for NHS care 

Making the right choice about where to go for advice or treatment is important. For patients it often means finding help much more locally than having to travel to a major hospital. For the NHS, it means no one part of the system, such as A&E, gets overloaded. For patients with a critical illness or life threatening injuries who really need to go to A&E, this could mean the difference between life and death.

 If you’re feeling unwell, many common winter illnesses can be treated at home with a well-stocked medicine cabinet, plenty of rest and regular fluids. Keeping some general medicines such as Paracetamol, Ibuprofen and cold and flu remedies will usually provide quick relief if you feel unwell. You can always ask your pharmacist for advice.

 If you do need urgent health advice it’s important to know where best to seek advice. Here’s which service to use when in Guildford and Waverley and nearby.

NHS 111

If you’re not sure where to seek advice, NHS 111 offer health advice and information round the clock, just dial 111 . You can also check your symptoms, read about hundreds of conditions and treatments and find telephone numbers for NHS services at www.nhs.uk .

Pharmacist
Many common winter illnesses can be treated at home. Ask your pharmacist for advice on the best medicines and treatments for minor ailments. To find your local pharmacy and its opening times – many are open late into the evening - see
www.nhs.uk or call 111.

GP services

If you have a less urgent illness or injury you should make an appointment with your GP. Knowing what to do when your GP surgery is closed is particularly important. If your GP surgery is closed over the Christmas and New Year period and you have an urgent medical problem that can’t wait until the surgery reopens, please call the GP “out of hours” service on NHS 111. They will give you a call back and either give you advice or arrange to see you.

Minor Injury Unit

You could use the Minor Injury Unit at Haslemere hospital - you don’t need an appointment:
Minor Injury Unit, Haslemere hospital, Church Lane Haslemere Surrey GU27 2BJ.
Telephone: 01483 782300. Open 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday.

*Please note: last patients are seen 30 minutes before the stated closing time.

Walk-In Centre

If you have a minor injury, the nurse led Walk-In Centre at Woking is open Monday –Friday 7am-7.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-7pm. Their hours may vary over Christmas, so telephone 01483 846209 to confirm. But please note they are not able to treat children under 2. You don’t need an appointment.

*Please note: last patients are seen 30 minutes before the stated closing time.

A&E or 999 calls
If you are seriously ill or badly injured you should go straight to A&E or call 999. Please only use these services if you really need them. Using A&E and ambulance services inappropriately may prevent us from reaching critically ill patients who urgently need our help.

Choosing the right service helps ensure you get seen as quickly as possible. Crucially it also means A&E staff can focus on treating patients who are critically ill or have a life-threatening condition.

 



 
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