Appointments

How to see your Doctor

By Appointment at the Surgery:

Routine:  Are bookable 3 days in advance by Telephoning the  surgery and asking for appointments. You will be offered the next available appointment with Doctor of your choice

Urgent:  If you consider your condition to be a medical emergency, please inform the appointments clerk, and they will fit you in to the next available slot with a Doctor or Nurse Practitioner

By Telephone:

It may be possible to speak to the doctor on the phone. Please ring the surgery and leave a brief explanation of your problem and your telephone number with a member of our staff.  You will be contacted by GP/Receptionist or asked to ring back at an appropriate time.

Services offered by the doctors include general medical services, family planning, minor surgery and maternity care.

Online Booking of Appointments:

You can book your appointments online. This online service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. All personal information is secure and protected.  Your details can only be viewed by those practice staff who have the appropriate security access rights.

This online service allows you to:

  • Check future appointments
  • Cancel appointments
  • Book appointments

Link Click here to access the online appointments service


 

Grove House Surgery

Surgery Hours Morning Afternoon
Monday
8.00-6.30
Late clinic
Dr B Lynch (alternate weeks)
Dr M Lynch,
Dr Davison
Dr Ratcliffe 
Michala White
Dr B Lynch (alternate weeks)
Dr M Lynch
Dr Davison
Michala White
Tuesday
8.00-6.30
Dr M Lynch
Dr Ratcliffe
Michala White
Dr B Lynch 
Dr M Lynch
Dr Ratcliffe
Wednesday
8.00-6.30
Dr B Lynch
Dr Davison
Dr Ratcliffe
Dr Davison
Michala White
Thursday
8.00-6.30
Dr B Lynch
Dr M Lynch
Dr Davison
Dr Davison
Dr Ratcliffe
Friday
8.00-6.30

Dr Davison
Dr Ratcliffe (alternate weeks)
Michala White
Dr B Lynch
Dr Ratcliffe (alternate weeks)

 

Chickenley Medical Centre

There is an open surgery  every weekday morning between 10am and 11am when up to 15 patients will be seen in order of arrival. Names are taken on a first come first served basis from 9am onwards.

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings there are surgeries which can be booked in advance. These are primarily for people who were unable to attend the morning surgery for work/school commitments.

Surgery Hours Morning Afternoon
- 9.30am-11.30am
Open Surgery
Maximum 15
Monday Wednesday 4.00pm-6pm
Friday 3.00pm -5.00pm
By Appointment
Monday Dr Davison Dr C. Ratcliffe
Tuesday Dr B Lynch Closed
Wednesday Dr MP Lynch Dr M. Lynch
Thursday Dr C. Ratcliffe Closed
Friday Dr B. Lynch Dr Davison

 


Requests for Home Visits by the Doctor:

Visits should be requested by 10.30 am and are only for the elderly or housebound patients. They are done at the doctors discretion.

Out of Hours Calls 

The out of hours service is for emergencies only. It is provided by Local Care Direct. You may be given telephone advice or instructed to attend an "Out of Hours" centre or a doctor may visit you at home. Telephone 01924 476363 or 01924 452736 and listen to the message on the answering machine. 

You may also contact NHS Direct on 0845 4647 for advice.


On the day appointments

All patients who feel that their problem is urgent should ring the surgery at 9.00am. They will be offered an appointment that morning with a doctor or Nurse Practitioner.

Post-Natal examinations:

These need a double appointment. The reception staff will arrange these for you on receipt of discharge information from the hospital following delivery. This includes the mothers Post-Natal examnination, your baby's developmental check and your Baby's first immunisations.

Medical Examinations

These can be arranged for various times during the week and will require a half an hour appointment. Please note a fee will be charged for this examination.


Reception

Link Click here to access the online appointments service