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25 May Bank Holiday Local Pharmacy Opening Hours25 May Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening HoursDue to COVID-19

  • We are not currently accepting returns of unwanted/unused medications until July at the earliest.

  • If you need to visit the Practice please wear a cloth face covering. 

  • To alleviate pressure on the surgery during this busy time our dispensary will only be open from 9-12 for collection of prescriptions.

  • Please keep to one in the Practice at all times. If you need to enter the Practice and there is someone in Reception please wait outside in a queue with a 2 metre distance from the person in front of you.

Letter to our patients from Dr Farrell

The Electronic Prescription Service

We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from 25th March 2020. Electronic prescriptions help save the NHS money.

You will receive your prescriptions in the same way as you do now.

Read more about EPS on the NHS website.  

 

The surgery will be closed for training on:

Tuesday 23rd June - 1.30 - 4.30

Thursday 23rd July - 3.30 - 6.30

Thursday 17th September - 3.30 - 6.30

Tuesday 13th October - 3.30 - 6.30

Tuesday 17th November - 1.30 - 4.30

2021

Thursday 21st January - 3.30 - 6.30

Wednesday 10th March - 3.30 - 6.30

We now have a social prescriber, Melanie Gale coming to the surgery on Thursdays. Click on the link below to find out more about Social Prescribing. If you think this is something you may benefit from please contact the surgery for a referral.

https://youtu.be/O9azfXNcqD8 

Please do not visit the surgery if you or your family have symptoms of diarrhoea & vomiting. For medical advice click on the link below.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/diarrhoea-and-vomiting/


Polite Reminder:

Please do not send emails to the Surgery regarding your healthcare, medications or appointments.

 

We now have a Facebook page, please visit us and like our page!

 

When We Are ClosedNHS111_(2)

If you are unwell in the evening, overnight or at the weekend, contact The NHS 111 service by dialling 111, or via Barton House.

This service is for urgent medical situations and advice – if you, or a member of your family, become ill and you are concerned. It is not for routine enquiries, such as booking an appointment with your GP, repeat prescriptions, test results etc.

When you ring the NHS 111 your call will go through to a UK call centre. A trained member of staff will answer the phone and take some details from you. They will then decide on the best option for you.  Depending on the seriousness of your condition, this might be:

  • advice over the phone
  • a visit to a local treatment centre
  • a home visit by a nurse, doctor or paramedic

NHS 111 can give you general medical information 24 hours a day. Their trained nurses can provide you with expert health advice and reassurance any time of the day or night. Please call them on 111.

You can access their website on www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Local Hospital

In case of an accident which you think may require hospital treatment, the nearest Accident & Emergency departments are:

  • Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester (access via Damers Road), Tel: 01305 251150
  • Yeovil District Hospital, Higher Kingston, Yeovil, Tel: 01935 475122

Local Treatment Centre

Bridport Community Hospital contains a walk-in minor injuries unit which is open from 08.00 to 20.00 (summer) and 09:00 to 18:00 (winter) 7 days a week - but please note that no doctor is present, and that if you require a casualty department, you should go to either Dorchester or Yeovil.

There is a local GP-led Walk-in Centre at Weymouth Community Hospital, Melcombe Avenue, Weymouth DT4 7TB

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

 

 
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