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Easter Weekend

Good Friday the surgery will be open between 9am and 1pm for appointments only.  A number of the appointments can be pre-booked calling the surgery in the usual way and the remainder will be available on Good Friday from 9am.  The telephone number to call on Good Friday will be 01372 940410,  please note this number will only be available for that morning.   The surgery will then close for the Easter weekend and re-open on Tuesday 3rd April at 8am.   If you have a medical issue and it cannot wait until the surgery re-opens please 111, if it is an emergency please contact 999 immediately.


Private Prescriptions 
Please be advised that prescriptions issued by a Private Consultant cannot be converted into NHS Prescriptions. You need to take your Private Presciption to a Chemist who will advise you of the charge. Even if this is high, we are not allowed by new NHS rules to issue them.

In Times of Bereavement

If Death Occurs At Home

  • Telephone the doctor who will visit to confirm that death has taken place.
  • Contact a funeral director.
  • Arrange to collect the doctor's Medical Certificate of Death (usually from the surgery).
  • Take this to the Registrar’s Office, (together with the deceased's Medical Card and Birth Certificate, if available) for the area in which the death took place. Alternatively you can register by declaration at any convenient Registrar’s Office but certificates will not be available as these will have to be posted to you a few days later.
  • The Registrar will normally issue a Green coloured certificate for you to give to your funeral director who will look after necessary arrangements for the funeral. The Registrar will also issue a white notification certificate for the DSS. They will also enquire as to the number of Certified Copies you require for dealing with the deceased finances (a fee is payable for each copy).

If The Death Occurs In Hospital

  • Contact a funeral director to inform him his services are required.
  • Collect the certificate from the hospital then follow 4 - 5 as above

Note For Cremation

  • Your funeral director will usually liaise directly with the surgery regarding the additional certification required.

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