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Duty Doctor

PRACTICE DUTY DOCTOR

The Practice Duty Doctor service is available  from 8am to 6:30 pm - Monday to Friday. This service offers you quick access to your GP practice, where they know you and have your full medical record. We recommend this service instead of going to A&E at the hospital.

1. Phone the surgery and  explain to reception that you have an urgent problem

2. Reception can then put you on the Duty Doctor List

3. The Duty Doctor will ring you back within 2 hours

4. The Duty Doctor will decide with you what you need, which could be:

  • Advice over the phone
  • An appointment at the surgery
  • A home visit if you are really not well
  • A referral to another service


 
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