News

  • *SURGERY CLOSURES*
    The surgery will be closed on Saturday 09th October 2021 due to the Flu Clinic taking place at Winterborne Whitechurch Village Hall. We will also be closed on Thursday 21st October 2021 from 3.30pm – 6.00pm for practice protected learning. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For out of hours care or advice during closures, […]
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE – 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/ Alternatively, you can order free packs of rapid lateral flow tests to be sent to your home by clicking on this link here: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow… […]
  • Covid Booster Information
    We wanted to let our patients know that work is underway to identify how, when, and where the boosters will be administered. We understand that many of you are keen to have your Covid booster as soon as possible and as soon as we have further information available we shall let you know. Please continue […]
  • Covid Vaccination Information
    The Covid vaccination clinics are continuing this week at The Atrium Health Centre in Dorchester. The clinic on Thursday 23rd September could potentially be one our last Covid clinics for the remaining patients who need their second dose and the young people who would like their first. If you have not received your second vaccination […]
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE – Blood Tests in September
    As you may have heard in the news, there is a national shortage of the vials in which we collect your blood samples. Because of this we are being forced to postpone all routine and non-urgent blood tests for the whole of September. As we are sure you will appreciate, this will put increased strain […]
  • 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.