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Appointmentssteth_pills_diary

All consultations with a doctor or nurse are arranged strictly by appointment only, except in an emergency. We want you to see the doctor of your choice but, in an emergency, this may not always be possible. An urgent appointment will always available on the day with the duty doctor.

To make an appointment telephone 01803 862671 or visit the surgery between:-

  • 08.00 and 19:30 Monday - Thursday
  • 08:00 and 18:30 Friday
  • Telephone lines are open 08:30 - 18:00 every weekday.

Weekend appointments are not available.

Please do not ‘store-up’ problems for one consultation slot. If you think your problem will need extra time please ask reception for a longer appointment.

Please inform reception if you are feeling unwell in the waiting area or if you have a sick or ill child with you.


Telephone Consultations

Rather than attending the surgery it may be better for you to talk to your doctor on the telephone in the first instance. Telephone the surgery 01803 862671 and ask the receptionist to arrange for a telephone consultation with your doctor.

Telephoning the Doctor Direct

You can telephone the GPs here at Leatside direct on their direct dial lines, the table below will show you when they are normally available and the number to telephone.  Please note: there may be times, when the GPs will not be available at the specific times stated - for example when on annual leave, when taken ill or when they are having to be the emergency duty doctor.

Online Consultations

If you have a routine query that does not require an immediate answer, we aim to respond within 48 hours.


To request an Online Consultation please:

  • Click the link below and complete the request new key part of the form

  • You will be sent a consultation ID by email

  • When you receive your ID, return to this page and use the same link below

  • Submit your medical question and it will be sent to the practice along with the email address so a doctor can reply to you.

Use this link to request your consultation

Cancellations

If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else. Similarly, if the doctor refers you to a consultant and you no longer require the appointment, please inform the appropriate department at the hospital as soon as possible.

Practice Nurses & Healthcare Assistants

Our team of six nurses, four healthcare assistants (HCA) and a phlebotomist hold morning and afternoon/evening clinics from Monday to Friday 08:30 - 18:00. They provide a wide range of services including; immunisation and travel advice, blood testing, ECG’s, wound dressing, health checks, oral contraception, HRT checks, smears, ear syringing and smoking and dietary (healthy eating) advice and support. To make an appointment contact reception.

 

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