Home Visits

Doctor Visit

Please only request a home visit by the surgery  if you are housebound, have serious illness or are too poorly to attend the surgery. Patients with certain severe conditions that can be easily transmitted from person to person may receive special advice on how they may be assessed and treated. 

When the surgery is closed and a doctor assessment is felt to be necessay, please dial 111. NHS 111 is available 24/7 for health advice and assistance.

Please note when symptoms started, note all symptoms, how often symptoms occur and any medications being taken. Details will be passed to the doctor for assessment. Patients may receive a call for further information

One of the following may happen: ambulance, doctor call back, visit to assess the patient, self-tratment advice, hospital referral, a prescription - or other advice/treatment or service, as appropriate

If the patient's condition worsens after you have spoken to the practice, please call back for a re-assessment. In the case of a medical emergency, please call 999. NHS 111 service is available 24/7 for advice and assistance. 

Alternatives

Covid 19

If the patient has symptoms of covid-19 coronavirus, special arrangements may be applicable - depending on the sitiation. Please check the information link below.

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Surgery

Urgent appointments may be available at the surgery during normal opening hours - or extended hours periods. Contact us to discuss your case.

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Online 

If your case is not a medical emergency or urgent, an online consultation may be appropriate. Our econsult service can help with non urgent cases.

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Out of Hours

When the surgery is closed, medical advice and GP services  can be accessed round the clock via the NHS 111 service. Simply dial 1-1-1 for an assessment.

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Emergencies

In case of a medical emergency ring 999. If you are unsure, click the link below or contact NHS 111 service for an assessment of the problem.

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Helplines

Helplines can provide useful support and advice for some patients.  Click below for information on some of the helpline  services available.

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