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We are currently trialling an on the day appointments system - you can now call/visit at 8am or 2pm & get an appointment on the day!

We believe this to be the most efficient way for you to see your GP & avoid long wait times. Please note you will not be able to pre-book any appointments.

All appointments released on the day are on a first come basis.

Did you know that you can now book nurse and blood test appointments online? Please click here for the link to our online appointment booking guide. 

Carers Direct

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Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

We have a Carers Champion in the Practice, Marcia Gilbert, who would be happy to help in obtaining information about support that may be available for you. 

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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