Did you know?
The surgery makes one appointment every minute!
Demand is at its highest on the telephone system between 8.30am-11am & 2pm-3pm. Please bear with us during these busy periods, the staff will be with you as soon as they can.
Where possible, please try to avoid calling the surgery for non-urgent requests during these times.
If flexibility is important to you please register for our on-line appointment booking service. For more information about this service, please click the 'on-line appointments' tab above.
Patients seeing the Doctor
During a normal working week the Doctors see approximately 750 routine patients (3250 per month).
This does not include the number of patients who are seen by the Duty Doctor for urgent 'same day' appointments, which usually equate to on average 70 patients per day!
During the month of April 2015, 5% of patient's DID NOT ATTEND their routine GP appointment.
This equates to 27 hours of lost time for other patients to see the Doctor.
On average, 7.9 appointments are wasted with the Nurse every week day!
'Did Not Attend' Historic Data Collated:
5.1% of patient's did not attend their routine GP appointment
= 27.6 hours of lost time for other patients to see the Doctor!
Did you know - appointments can be cancelled in the following ways:
By telephone or TEXT to 01225 860025
On-line via the practice website (to register for this service, please take proof of ID to the receptionist)