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CORONAVIRUS ADVICE

If you have travelled from an affected area or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus in the last two weeks, you may be at risk of Coronavirus. Please do NOT leave the house. Instead, ring 111 if:
  • You have been in an affected area in the last 14 days and develop cough, fever or shortness of breath; or
  • You have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus, even if you feel well

See www.gov.uk for guidance and an up to date list of affected areas | See www.nhs.uk for more information.

Appointments

Routine Appointments

CalendarYou can see your doctor during surgery hours by making an appointment by telephone.

Please contact the surgery by phoning 01473 741349.

If you are unable to keep your appointment please let us know so that it can be made available for another patient.  If you are late for your appointment you may be asked to re-book for another time in order to minimise waiting for other patients.

Routine appointments are scheduled to last 10 minutes. We therefore ask that if you have more than one issue to discuss, or if you believe that you need a longer consultation, please the Care Navigator when making your appointment.

Same Day Appointments

A health care professional will see and assess you within 24 hours if you feel this is needed. In this situation you will normally be seen by one of the Nurse Practitioners working in the 'On the Day' team. 

Extended Surgery Access

We are pleased to offer extended opening hours for surgery appointments.  During these hours the surgery will be open for pre-booked appointments and repeat prescription collection only. Appointments are available for booking one Saturday morning a month between 8am and 11.30am and on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings (between 7.30am and 8.00am). All emergency appointments will be dealt with by the NHS 111 Service, who you can contact when you need medical help or advice and it's not urgent enough to call 999.  NHS 111 operates 24/7, 365 days per year and is free to use from a landline and a mobile. 

Suffolk GP +

More details on this service can be found here GP + Letter

Suffolk GP+ is for people who urgently need an appointment with a doctor, nurse, or diagnostic physiotherapist and or are unable to attend their GP Practice during normal GP hours.

The service is staffed by local Suffolk GPs, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses in Ipswich, Felixstowe, Stowmarket, Leiston and Wickham Market and is an NHS service delivered by the Suffolk GP Federation.

You will be given a booked appointment and will be seen by a suitable local GP or nurse who will have access to your medical records (once consent is given).  

How can I book?

Appointments can be made only via our reception team from 12:00 midday each day. Monday to Friday appointments are released each day and cannot be booked ahead. Saturday and Sunday GP+ appointments can be booked a full week in advance

 
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