Blood Tests – 27.8.2021

There is currently a supply issue with products used for blood collection, you may have seen this reported in the press this week. In order to preserve supplies for people that urgently need blood tests the NHS is reducing the number of non-clinically urgent tests and are delaying routine tests where it is safe to do so. Therefore we are unable to currently carry out any routine blood tests at The Practice. This is a national problem and is out of our control.Read more


Due to school summer holidays we have planned reduced GP and Nurse capacity due to annual leave. HOWEVER... A rise in local COVID-19 cases has meant that several members of the practice team have been identified as close contacts of positive cases in the community and are not able to attend for work as usual. This is in line with Government guidance for people who work in the Health and Social Care Sector in order to protect other team members and vulnerable patients. Our reception team are working hard to answer your calls,…Read more

Monday Doctor Appointments 5.8.2021

Changes to GP Appointment system on a Monday from 9th August 2021. We will only be dealing with urgent medical problems on a Monday morning and afternoon. At this moment in time patients will no longer be able to request to speak to a specific Doctor on a Monday as the Doctors working that day will be working off ONE list. If the Doctor feels that you need a face to face consultation they will book you an appointment a the surgeryRead more