Appointment Alert: In the month of  January, 60 people failed to attend for their appointment.  This equated to 17 hours of GP and nurse time wasted due to non-attenders, 103 appointments lost ; Please be considerate to other patients and cancel unwanted appointments. Please utilise Walk in Centres and minor ailments schemes at your local pharmacies where appropriate. Thank you.


We have a very high demand for appointments. This is made more difficult by the number of missed appointments, particularly when the apppointment has been extended to 30 or 40 minutes.

In January 2020, 60 patients failed to keep their appointment, or contact the surgery to say they would not be attending.  This worked out at 103 lost appointment slots totalling 17 hours. 

If you are unable to keep your appointment, please telephone 0300 1231893 and let us know.  Even calling 10 minutes before the appointment was due would be a help !  Please be considerate to other patients.

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