THE PRACTICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR CLINICAL TRAINING ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:
- 26th October 2017 from 3.30pm - 6.30pm
- 30th November 2017 from 1.30pm - 4.30pm
- 31st January 2018 from 3.30pm - 6.30pm
- 6th March 2018 from 3.30pm - 6.30pm
During this time if you require urgent medical attention, please ring NHS 111
If you have a life threatening medical emergency, please dial 999
Diabetic Eye Screening.
NHS England has contracted a new provider to supply the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme across Dorset from 1st April 2017. Please see link below.
Dorset Diabetic eye screening
Stay well this winter
Treat yourself better - visit your local pharmacist as soon as you feel unwell
The majority of colds and flu like illnesses will be over in a few days and your pharmacist can help you manage the symptoms and give you practical advice.
There are over 150 pharmacies in Dorset. Many are open evenings and weekends. Pharmacies offer a wide range of services; many also have private consultation rooms if you would like to speak in confidence.
NHS Choices Stay Well this winter
Pressures in the NHS
You have all seen the problems in the news about A&E departments. In order to help
You have all seen the news regarding the crisis in A&E departments nationally, in order to encourage patients to choose the correct service for their needs please see the leaflet below.
There are minor injury units locally, Blandford 01258 394078, Shaftesbury 01747 851535 . They can treat non life threatening injuries such as lacerations, sprains, soft tissue injuries and simple fractures. Give them a call before you attend to check on opening times.
Choose well leaflet
Drugs and driving - The Law
Dorset CCG Need for Change Jan 2015
Appointments available to book on-line.
SystmOnline is available to patients as an app for iPhones, iPads and other Apple devices running the iOS operating system. The app is listed on the App Store and is free to download. To download the app, search for "SystmOnline" in the app store. For android device users this app can be found on Google Play.
Patients can use their existing SystmOnline login details to access the online services offered by your organisation via the app. "
Please ask at reception for details on how to book appointments on-line.
On-line appointments are for non-urgent appointments only please contact the surgery for urgent appointments in the normal way.
LMC Patient Leaflet