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Appointments

appointments

Personal Consultations - By Appointment

Consultations are by appointment only. The majority of our appointments are available to book up to 4 weeks in advance. Although you are entitled to see any doctor we would prefer you to see the same doctor each time you attend with an ongoing problem, as this helps the doctor to get to know you and your medical history in order to provide you with better medical care.

An appointment may be made by:

  • Telephoning the surgery:
    • St Nicholas' Surgery, Withernsea 0844 477 3562 or 01964 611627
    • St Patrick's Surgery, Patrington 0844 477 3572
    • The Surgery, Roos 01964 671999
  • Asking the receptionist in the surgery.
  • On-line by following this link  - registration at the surgery is required for this service
We strive to offer an appointment with a GP within 48 hours. Appointments can be booked up to a month in advance. Please do not call before 8.30am or after 6.00pm to make an appointment.
 
If you cannot attend an appointment please notify the surgery as soon as possible. This saves the doctors’ time and may allow other patients to be seen. Always allow one appointment for each person to be seen

Urgent Appointments

Patients requiring urgent medical attention will always be seen. Please do not insist on an urgent appointment unless you are in genuine need as you could be preventing a person with a serious condition from seeing the doctor at that time. We encourage advanced booking of appointments whenever possible. Many of our same day urgent appointments are with our Nurse Practitioner. Should all the appointments be booked, the receptionist will take your name and telephone number and will ask a doctor or nurse to call you back to ascertain if there is a medical need for you to be seen the same day. This is a medical decision not a matter of preference.

Practice Nurses

You can have an appointment with the nurse without seeing a doctor. Our practice nurses provide treatment, carry out diagnostic tests, give advice on healthy lifestyle, provide contraceptive advice and treatment, monitor hormone replacement therapy, do pill checks, take smears and monitor and manage a range of chronic diseases. Chronic diseases that can be managed by our practice nurses include asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke prevention, heart disease prevention and COPD. 

Noticeboard

New telephone system

We are pleased to confirm our new telephone system has been commissioned and will be in place in July. there will be one local number for all 3 have more information we will let you know.

Online Appointments

A small number of appointments are available to book online 

New Staff

We have just appointed a new Nurse Practioner Jackie Carline who will be joining us in mid June. She will work alongside our existing Nurse Practioner Debbie Burkinshaw.

 

April Appointments

Whilst we finalise April rotas there is good availability of appointments on the day for those with URGENT problems. We have appointments with GPs for the first 2 weeks in April and for the time being will only release appointments 2 weeks ahead.

Patrington & Roos patients are also welcome to book appointments with Locum doctors at Withernsea surgery.

We continue to have a very high number of patients who fail to attend appointments they have made each day so please do remember to cancel so they can be offered to other patients who may really need them . You can cancel your appointments online.

Dr French

Dr French has now retired We wish him a long and happy retirement

Dr Gateshill

Dr Gateshill will be working part time at the practice from February.

 
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