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If you need advice when we are shut - PLEASE THINK BEFORE YOU GO TO A&E  Call 111

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Our GPs provide a range of services by appointment and will be able to assess your immediate needs as well as refer you into a specialist service. If the surgery is closed, there are other NHS services available as an alternative to A&E.  

Using the right health service for your needs can prevent you waiting around in A&E, ensure you receive the appropriate treatment more quickly and free up local A&E staff to help those patients with the most serious conditions.

Health Help Now App
Whether you have sprained your ankle, have a baby with a high temperature or a child who is being sick, the app can guide you to the service that will help you best. The app is free to use and available online at www.healthhelpnow-nhs.net. It lists common symptoms and helps you to find the best place for treatment in East Surrey. If you need treatment for a minor injury on a Sunday, to find a pharmacy late at night, or are not sure where to go for care, Health Help Now can help.

NHS 111
When it's less urgent than 999, call NHS 111.

NHS 111 is the free telephone service for people in East Surrey to call for medical help fast when it is not a life-threatening situation. NHS 111 is there to help people get the right help, at the right time, especially at weekends and out of hours. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Calls are handled by team of trained advisers and experienced nurses and doctors who will assess and direct to local services that can best help. Remember 999 is for serious and life-threatening emergencies only.

 Pharmacies
Pharmacist can provide advice and treatment for common conditions as well as dispensing prescriptions. A number of local pharmacies in East Surrey offer advice and medicines for a range of conditions, without appointments. You can find details of your nearest pharmacy at www.nhs.uk

 

Self-care
Self-care is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses and injuries. Coughs and colds, diarrhea, headache, hangover and minor illnesses can often be treated at home, simply by combining a well-stocked medicine cabinet with plenty of rest.


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TEACHING AND TRAINING

The practice has been accredited to train fully qualified doctors who wish to enter the speciality of General Practice. The practice needs to be regularly inspected for this purpose and this involves inspection of the medical records.

Only doctors approved for this purpose will do this and they will respect completely the confidentiality of the information. If you do not want your records to be available for inspection, then please inform the practice of your wishes.

Sometimes the doctor may wish to video record their consultations and in this case your permission will always be requested beforehand. We are very grateful for your help in facilitating the training of tomorrow’s doctors.

The practice regularly supports the training of medical students. The receptionist will advise you if a student might be present at a consultation. You are free to refuse if you do not wish a student to be present during your consultation.

 

 
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