News

  • *SURGERY CLOSURES*
    The surgery will be CLOSED on Tuesday 15th February 2022 from 3.30-6.00pm for practice protected learning. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For out of hours care or advice during closures, please call 111.  In the case of an emergency, call 999.
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE – Job Vacancy
    Due to a retirement, we have a vacancy for a part time Receptionist! If you would like to join our team and apply for the position, or you would like further information including the job description and person specification, please click on this link: https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/A2292-22-8774 PLEASE NOTE: All applications must be made via the NHS […]
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE – Urinary Tract Infections
    We have recently changed our surgery policy for patients with symptoms of a urinary tract infection. Rather than just dropping in a urine sample for the Nurses to dip, our GPs would like to examine you. So if you think you have a water infection, please contact the surgery on 01258 880210 at 8.30am and […]
  • Booster Vaccinations
    We are pleased to announce Mid Dorset Primary Care Network has reopened the Atrium Health Centre as a COVID Vaccination site. Appointments are now available on the National Booking System which can be accessed via: https://bit.ly/3q3JxNs or by calling 119. Please DO NOT phone us to book, as we cannot access the booking system. If […]
  • Entering the Surgery
    To keep our patients and staff as safe as possible, we ask that only patients who have an appointment or who are collecting a prescription to enter the surgery. If you have a sample to collect or drop off, or have any other reception query, please ring the doorbell and someone from our team shall […]
  • NHS Services Under Pressure
    Please choose the right healthcare service in Dorset and get the right treatment, in the right place, at the right time. NHS services in Dorset continue to be under extreme pressure. If you’re unwell and are unsure about where to go, visit 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Please be patient and choose the right care. At […]
  • Lateral Flow Tests
    Where can I get Lateral Flow Test Kits from? Boots in Salisbury Street & East Street in Blandford are pick up sites for test kits. For other locations click here: https://maps.test-and-trace.nhs.uk. You will need a collect code when you pick up your test kits from a pharmacy. Get your code online here or by calling […]
  • Sharing Your Medical Information – Patient Leaflet
    This leaflet explains why we collect information about you, the ways in which this information may be used and who we may share this information with to help care for you. You may have heard or read recently about the General Practice Data for Planning & Research data collection. This collection has been delayed from […]
  • A Letter from the Partners March 2021
    We wanted to take a moment to update you all on the effects COVID has had, and continues to have, on the way we deliver healthcare to you all. Please click here to read a letter to our patients from Dr Longley, Dr Rees and Dr Dean, dated 08th March 2021.
  • Surgery Email Address
    If you have a medical concern or question, please can you phone the surgery on 01258 880210 to book a telephone consultation with a GP or complete an eConsult online rather than use the surgery email address. By doing so, we can make sure that you access the medical help you need as speedily as […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 
Please visit our Surgery COVID-19 page.
 
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases.
The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
 
DO NOT VISIT THE SURGERY IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS, HOWEVER MILD: FEVER, COUGH OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH.
 
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We have suspended online appointment booking due to the Coronavirus; this will enable us to triage and protect patients and staff.