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Out of Hours

For advice and treatment when our practice is closed, call NHS111 on 111.

For life threatening conditions call 999.

Online Consultations

We have an online consultation service. It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This can be used to get advice on conditions, or request advice from your doctor here at the surgery. Click HERE to access the system, or click the image on any page of this website.

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

Change in Prescription Charges

From 1st April 2018 the prescription charge will be £8.80.  Please see the prescriptions tab for further information.
Cryotherapy Clinic (Freezing Clinic for Warts and Verrucas), Steroid Injections, & Other Minor Surgical Procedures
We run a waiting list process for this service. Please contact the reception for more details.
We use text messages for a number of purposes, including appointment reminders and cancellations. Please ensure we have your up-to-date contact details.

 

Latest News

Pharmacy2U Letters

We are aware of a recent letter being sent out from a company called Pharmacy2U. We would like to inform our patients that this is not sent from the surgery, and certainly is not endorsed or approved by us.

The blue and white colouring of the literature, which contains the NHS logo, makes it look like an official NHS leaflet but this is not the case. They are not part of your surgery, your local pharmacy, but are a distance internet only company.

We would like our patients to have a choice but hope you continue to support the services of your surgery or local pharmacy in order to keep these services available.

Dr Simon Knowles

It is with sadness that announce that Dr Knowles will be retiring from the Practice at the end of May 2019. He will have been with the Practice for over 21 years when he leaves, and I am sure you will join us in wishing him well for the future.

Evening and Weekend Appointments

The Practice is now offering Saturday and Sunday appointments. Saturdays allow the ability to pre-book for both GP and Nurses, and Sundays for GP only appointments.

Please ask at reception for current availability.

Staff Changes

Other the recent months there have been a number of staff changes. These will continue as the Practice progresses.

These changes are all positive, and we hope that you will see the difference.

New Clinical Staff:

Liz Rapson - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Belinda Bowman - Associate Physician

Richard Tea - Emergency Care Practitioner

Amy Toone - Health Care Assistant

New Admin Staff:

Sam Smith - Practice Secretary

Sara Greenhalgh - Admin and Reception

Kyra Rogers - Admin and Reception (Apprentice)

Diabetes Videos

NHS Kernow has commissioned a video library specifically about diabetes.

 

The 50 videos are free to access and cover topics including:

* Self-care

* Looking after your feet

* Getting your eyes checked

* Preparing for pregnancy when you have diabetes

* Top tips for healthy eating

 

The full range of videos can be accessed at https://kernowccg-diabetes.healthandcarevideos.com

 

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