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All consultations are by appointment made by telephone or in person with our reception staff.


Surgeries run from 8.30am and 11.00am and 2.30pm and 5.20pm, Monday to Thursday inclusive. Friday afternoon appointments start at 2.30pm and run until 4.30pm.

Please Note appointments are 10 minutes. If you require more time please let us know when booking.


If you require an appointment within the next 72hr period, we operate a system whereby appointments release at 8am every day from Monday to Friday for

  1. On the Day Appointments

  2. Next Available

We also have appointments in our database for up to 4 weeks in advance.


We offer 4 different types of appointments for our patients to help provide you flexible access to your doctor or nurse.

  1. ADVANCE BOOKING: appointments can be made up to 4 weeks in advance.

  2. TELEPHONE APPOINTMENTS: for simple questions or follow up 11.00 to 11.30am.

  3. ADDITIONAL OUT OF HOURS SURGERIES: (Please note the phone lines are closed until 8am)
    7.30am to 8.30am Wednesdays and Fridays (by pre-booked appointment only).

  4. EMERGENCY SURGERY: Our surgery has a daily emergency surgery for urgent cases only. Please be advised that you may be asked for a reason for your visit. This is to help signpost in an appropriate way and is not meant to cause offence.

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Please remember to let us know if you wish to cancel an appointment.