Reduced capacity at the surgery

We continue to experience reduced capacity due to sickness across our GP team and will continue to do so at least until the end of February.  All appointment requests are triaged by a GP and appointments are allocated according to clinical need. There may be times that we have to switch eConsult off on-line to help us manage demand.  We will continue to take requests over the telephone or at our front desk but we may have to restrict requests to urgent medical problems only.

eConsult

Fill out a simple online form to get advice and treatment from your surgery and the NHS.

Help Us, Help You: Cancer – early diagnosis

If something in your body doesn’t feel right, don’t carry the worry of cancer with you.

Tests could put your mind at rest, and whatever the result, your NHS is here for you.

When cancer is diagnosed early, treatment is more likely to be successful. However, early in the pandemic the number of people coming forward to their GP with potential cancer symptoms dropped.

Referrals for suspected cancer have been running at record high levels since March 2021, and we need to continue that trend to diagnose more cancers early.

Contact your GP practice if you experience any of the below symptoms:

– Tummy trouble, such as discomfort or diarrhoea for three weeks or more;
– Blood in your pee – even just once;
– Unexpected or unexplained bleeding;
– Unexplained pain that lasts three weeks or more;
– An unexplained lump; or
– A cough for three weeks or more

Find out more about cancer symptoms @ NHS.uk