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Please note that the surgery will be CLOSED for Protected Learning Time (PLT) on the afternoon of Wednesday 5th July. This dedicated training session allow GP practice staff the opportunity to close for the afternoon to learn about the most up to date information on particular subjects which underpin the key priorities for healthcare. Emergency medical care is available for those conditions that will not wait until the surgery re-opens. Please call 999 if your condition is life-threatening or 111 if you are unable to wait until the surgery re-opens.  Routine matters should wait until the surgery re-opens on Thursday 6th July at 8am. Sorry for an inconvenience this may cause.

Home Visits

homevisitsThe Doctor will visit patients who are medically bedbound or too ill to attend Surgery. However, most cases can be best dealt with at the Surgery, including children with temperatures and rashes who can be isolated. This makes best use of the Doctors’ time.

Visits must be requested before 10.00 A.M by calling on 01582 841559 so that they can be allocated to the Doctors before they start their rounds. Always give some details about your illness in order for the doctor to assess the degree of urgency-the Doctor will decide if the visit is necessary.Lack of transport is not a reason to request a home visit.

Any late visit requests will be dealt with by the Duty Doctor who may already be occupied with routine work. Therefore these requests should be for urgent problems that cannot wait until the following day.

Please limit your requests for home visits to REAL EMERGENCIES. The Doctor can see 5 patients in the time that it takes to do one visit. Medical problems are best dealt with in the surgery where equipment and medication are at hand. Most sick people, including children, can be brought safely to the doctor by car or taxi.The Markyate and Flamstead Care Group can be contacted on 0797 215 2279 if you require help with transport.

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