We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

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Booking an appointment You must request an appointment online as your first method of contact for treatment & advice. Requests made online for non-urgent problems can be made during  7am ... [continue] Appointments


Family planning A full range of contraceptive services are offered. Coil Fitting & Removal Patients are required to be counselled by Dr Shard prior to appointment being booked Counselling telephone appointments ... [continue] Clinics

How Patchs works

Thank you for choosing Patchs Your enquiry will be triaged (checked) by a clinician today and we will respond to you by phone or text. If the response to your ... [continue] How Patchs works

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

Patchs From Tuesday 12th September 2023, Patchs will officially go live and replace e-consult. Please make sure you are registered for your own Patchs account using your own email address ... [continue] Online services

Out of Hours Service

NHS 111 get help online or by phone. Use the NHS 111 online service or call 111 if you`re unable to get online help. NHS 111 is available 24 hours ... [continue] Out of Hours Service

Repeat prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions are prepared daily.  Requests should be received before 5.00pm.  Our practice policy states 2 working days required for all prescription requests The surgery IS NOT open at weekends.  If ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

SMS Text Messaging Service

We have the facility to send reminders to patients who have given us their mobile telephone number and their consent. You need to complete a consent form in order for ... [continue] SMS Text Messaging Service

Test results

Please call between 1:00pm and 4:00pm to enquire about your test results as our reception staff will have more time to deal with your request between these times. Note that ... [continue] Test results

Travel Vaccinations

By appointment with the Practice Nurse. We provide a basic range of vaccinations for overseas travel. Please allow at least six weeks before you travel to complete any vaccinations If ... [continue] Travel Vaccinations

Who should I see?

Care navigation The right care from the right person, first time As a practice, we are very pleased to be moving forward with Care Navigation. When you call the surgery ... [continue] Who should I see?

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 24th August, 2023