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Christmas and New Year 2017

Patients with urgent care needs are able to access the Out of Hours Service between 18.30 and 08.00 weekdays and throughout the weekend/bank holiday via NHS 111.

 

Over the winter period (22nd December 2017 – 2nd January 2018), with the exception of the following days, pharmacies are open as normal:

 

  • Monday 25th December
  • Tuesday 26th December
  • Monday 1st January

 

Where prescriptions are required during this period, details are provided of the pharmacies that are open and are available at www.nhs.uk and local media. Please note that all pharmacy opening times are available at www.nhs.uk.        

                

The Practice would like to wish all our patients a very Happy and Healthy Christmas and New Year.

 

 

         

Named accountable GP

It is now a contractual requirement that all patients, including children, have a named accountable GP. Dr. Guilding's Surgery is a single-handed practice and all patients are registered with him therefore he will be your named accountable GP.  Dr. Millais will continue to work at the practice and patients may request appointments with her in the same way as before.

Patient Participation Group

The Practice is keen to develop a PPG ( Patient Participation Group) for the purpose of obtaining the views of our patients and enabling the practice to obtain feedback from the our patients on the services we deliver. If you would like to be involved in this process please visit the ' Have your say' page of this web site and complete a registration form or ask at reception for a paper copy to complete.

 

 

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Calls are handled between 18:30 and 08:00 during the week and between 18:30 on Friday until  08:00 on Monday by the out-of-hours service provided by NHS111.

Telephone NHS111

Outside of these times please contact 01793 480111 where you will be given clear advice on which telephone number to contact for urgent medical attention.

Walk-in Centre

Patients can also attend the following Walk-in clinic:

7am - 8pm Monday to Friday     8am - 8pm Weekends and public holidays

No appointment is necessary. Open to patients of any GP practice or those not registered with a GP. This service is based at :

Swindon Health Centre, Carfax Street, Swindon SN1 1ED    Tel: 01793 541655

Out of Hours GP Service

This service is available from 6.30pm to 8am each day and 24 hours on weekends and bank holidays. The service provides advice and treatement form GPs outside of normal surgery opening hours.

Call 01793 646466


NHS 111

Call 111 if:

  • You need medical help fast but it is not a 999 emergency.
  • You think yu may need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
  • You don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
  • You need health information or reassurance about what to do next

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from lanlines and mobiles - dial 111.

Urgent Care Centre on the GWH site

If you need to be seen by a nurse or doctor, the Urgent Care Centre can see you any time of day. You can walk in without making an appointment.

Great Western Hospital site, follow the blue signs to 'Nurse/GP led Urgent Care Centre,Swindon,SN3 6BW

Call 01793 646466

Children Young People's Clinic

The Children's Clinic is for people aged from 3months to 18 years old, who are unwell and can't get an urgent GP appointment. The clinic is open form 8am until 8pm Monday ro Friday, please telephone for an appointmetn on the day.

Call: 01793 646466

Pharmacist (Chemist)

For expert advice on a range of illnessess and minor injuries as well as the best medicines to treat them.

A&E / 999

This is only for serious illness and life threatening conditions.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

 

 

 

 
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