We run all our surgeries by an appointment only system. We try to make sure you see the doctor of your choice but if they are not available we may ask you to see another doctor.
Patients who need to see a doctor urgently will always be seen the same day although it may not be with your choice of doctor. Please tell the receptionist that your need is urgent.
The doctor appointments are 12 minutes long, please do ask if you would like a double appointment.
In a number of cases it might be worth considering an appointment with a practice nurse rather than a doctor. Practice nurses are qualified to d
Weekend Appointments Available:
We are pleased to advise that cervical screening appointments are also available at weekends via the extended access service run by Darwin Health. This is a group of local practices working together to offer patients ‘extended access’ to pre-bookable appointments held at different surgeries in the locality. Appointments can be booked by ringing our reception team and asking for an appointment in the extended hours service.
eal with many conditions and you may be seen more quickly.
We sometimes teach medical students and occasionally you may be asked to see the doctor or nurse with a student present. You will always be asked beforehand if this is acceptable and you may ask for the student to withdraw if you prefer to have your consultation in private.
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.