Welcome to Harris Memorial Surgery
Based in Illogan and Lanner, Harris Memorial Surgery serves a large catchment area spanning from Portreath to Ponsanooth and Hayle to Mount Hawke. It is part of the North Kerrier East Primary Care Network (PCN).
Practice Manager Debbie Holborn leads the experienced team and supports four regular doctors, a practice matron, nurses and healthcare assistants, as well as a physiotherapist, pharmacist and social prescriber who are shared with the PCN. The Surgery constantly strives to deliver the best possible service and aims to treat its patients promptly, courteously and with complete confidentiality.
Routine GP services are supplemented by clinics for family planning, joint injections, physiotherapy, minor operations and social prescribing as well as midwife clinics.
The Surgery also dispenses medication from both its Lanner and Illogan branches for patients living more than a mile from a pharmacy and can offer delivery.
New patients registrations are always welcome.
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The following arrangement are in place at our surgeries:
- All GP appointments are initially over the telephone.
- GPs conduct face-to-face appointments and home visits on a daily basis.
- Our waiting rooms are open.
- Everyone entering our premises must:
- have their temperature checked;
- wear face mask, unless exceptional circumstances apply;
- be alone, unless requiring the support of a single carer or parent.
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- significant medical history (past and present)
- reason for medication
- anticipatory care information (such as information about the management of long term conditions)
- end of life care information
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(last updated 25/06/2021)
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