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Easter Closures

Thursday 1st April                  Open as usual

Good Friday 2nd April             CLOSED

Saturday 3rd April                  CLOSED

Sunday 4th April                    CLOSED

Easter Monday 5th April          CLOSED

Tuesday 6th April                   Open as usual

If you need any help or advice during the times we are closed that cannot wait until we open again, please phone 111.  If it is a medical emergency, please phone 999.

Changes to the Practice Podiatry Service

 

This is to notify patients that from 1st April 21, our practice Podiatry service will be provided by Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust. If you have been receiving podiatry treatment within the practice and have not been contacted about this change, please could you make contact with the reception team.

Covid Vaccinations

We are all excited to hear about the progress of the rolling out of the Covid vaccine and look forward to this improving the quality of life for all of us.

 

We know that you, like us, are struggling with the continued confines imposed upon us all due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Everyone is trying to make the best of the situation and, as a practice, we are committed to caring for you in the best possible way whilst keeping both you and our team safe.

 

To keep you as informed as possible, we will update these messages frequently as we become aware of more information from NHS England:

 

  • The vaccines are being rolled out in a very strict order 
  • Please do not contact the surgery nor the hospital to seek a vaccine 

  • We will contact you when the NHS has informed us that you are eligible
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  • We are still open if you have any medical concerns and will offer advice via the telephone whenever we can to prevent you leaving home unnecessarily 
  • With the current rapid increase in Covid-19 cases it is even more important to

         wash your hands

         wear a face mask as advised

         keep 2 metres apart

Thank you for your patience

20.01.21

IMPORTANT NOTICE regarding REPEAT PRESCRIPTION ORDERING

Due to the new working days and hours of the GP's from April 2018, we are aware that sometimes we are struggling to achieve the 48 hours (2 working days) turn around for repeat prescriptions.  We are therefore planning to change this to 72 hours (3 working days) from August 2018.  The turn around period will not include weekends or Bank Holiday's as we are not open on these days and do not process repeat prescriptions.

Please be aware of this change and help us to get your prescription done in a timely manner by ordering your medication in plenty of time before you will run out.

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GP leaving/joining

Unfortunately, Dr Berit French will be leaving us from the middle of June 2020 to move on to pastures new.  Her last working day at the practice will be Friday 12th June.  Patients who are registered with Dr French do not need to do anything as they will get allocated to the new GP automatically. 

We will be very sad to see her go and wish her luck in her new practice. 

We will be welcoming Dr Medi Bordbar to the team officially from September 2020, but you may get to deal with him in the interim during some of his locum sessions that he has with us during June, July and August.

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