Points to consider

We suggest that the points listed below are worthy of consideration and will be helpful to both patients and staff.

  • Do you need to see a doctor or nurse?
  • Check the common ailments list at the back of this   handbook before making an appointment.
  • Telephone lines are always busy first thing in the morning.  If your call is not an urgent one please consider telephoning later in the day.
  • Remember telephone advice is available.
  • A sick note can sometimes be extended without the need for an appointment with a doctor. Please leave a message.
  • If urgent a repeat prescription can sometimes be issued without an appointment if you have consulted the doctor about your condition previously.