Alert: Total Triage - Changes from Monday 24th April 23

We have decided to introduce a Total Triage Model of care for our surgery. This means, that anybody requesting an appointment or advice will have their request triaged instead of being advised to "call back tomorrow at 8am".  Find out more

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This surgery will be closed the following dates:

Wednesday 18th October 2023 at 12noon – Will reopen Thursday 19th October at 8am.

Wednesday 20th March 2024 – Will reopen Thursday 21st March at 8am

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