Non-urgent advice: COVID-19 Patient Information
If you think you might have the coronavirus please do not attend the surgery in person. Call us on: 01173304225
– We will still be seeing patients – we are NOT closed.
– You can call us for an initial telephone triage appointment with a GP.
– If the GP determines you need to be seen – You will be seen.
Non-urgent advice: GP Patient Survey 2021
96% Felt involved in decisions about their care
96% Felt their needs were met
96% Had Confidence and Trust in their healthcare professional
Source: GP Patient Survey July 2021: Read Our Results
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Out of Hours and Emergencies
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
Register as a Patient Online
If you are NOT registered with a GP at the moment we can still accept your registration request digitally.
We can also accept requests for online access codes by email. For both of these please email us at BMPractice.Reg@nhs.net This email must NOT be used for any other clinical requests – we expect to get hundreds of emails which will take days to plough through so you MUST NOT use our email for clinically urgent issues – the same goes for Facebook – neither are monitored every hour of the day.