Retirement - Dr Hugo Hammersley
After nearly 31 years in the practice Dr Hammersley has decided to retire on 30th June 2016. We have appointed Dr David MacCartney to replace him together with Ms Debra Sprague – Advanced Nurse Practitioner – both of who will start at 27 Beaumont Street in the summer.
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Accountable/Named GP for ALL Patients - The Practice is required by the Government under the terms of the latest GP Contract to allocate all patients a named accountable GP. Having a named GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor in the practice as you currently do. Your accountable GP is the doctor you are registered with. If you wish to be told the name of your accountable GP, please ask a receptionist when you are next at the surgery.
NHS Health Checks are available for patients aged 40 - 74 years. This check is part of a national scheme to help prevent onset of health problems. Patients will be invited for a check once every 5 years READ MORE
We use Electronic Prescribing . In order to use this service, you must nominate a pharmacy to receive your prescriptions electronically. All repeats will be dealt with by your nominated pharmacy and you will be informed by them when the last repeat is dispensed. At this time, you will need to contact the surgery for a further prescription. You can change your nominated pharmacy at any time by contacting the surgery.
NHS 111 - A SERVICE FOR NON EMERGENCY MEDICAL HELP making it easier for you to access local health services out of normal working hours. You can now ring 111 when you need help fast, but it isn’t a 999 emergency. You can ring 111, 365 days a year, to reach a full range of local health services, including out of hours, doctors, community nurses, emergency dental care and late opening chemists.
Calls from landlines and mobile phones are free – just like 999.