Welcome to Abbottswood Medical Centre
We welcome you as a patient to Abbottswood Medical Centre and hope you find this website useful - it tells you about the practice and the services we offer. To register as a patient, please call at reception or complete the online form.
Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.
Have Your Say
We value your feedback and would like you to let us know of your recent experience of our services by clicking on the Friend & Family Survey link to the right. Data is anonymous.
If you have been to a country affected by Ebola in the past 21 days AND are unwell AND have a temperature of more than 38C PLEASE DO NOT come to the surgery. Remain at home, telephone reception and ask to speak to a doctor urgently. If you are calling outside of our opening hours, please telephone 111.
On-line booking of appointments and ordering prescriptions
You can now book appointments and order prescriptions online. At present they are two different systems so you will need a login and password for both.
Please CLICK HERE for Online Prescription ordering.
Please CLICK HERE online booking of appointments.
IMPORTANT: On 20th April 2015, we will be changing our appointment system. This means:
* Current log in and passwords will not work from this date.
* If you have a password for repeat prescriptions you will be able to use this to also book appointments online.
* If you do not have a password for repeat prescriptions you will need to attend reception for a registration form to access the new system.
Is A&E right for me?
Know your options - download this information leaflet
Please watch this video to see your available options.
Data extraction from your medical records to provide better care
Confidential information from your medical records can be used by the NHS to improve the services offered so we can provide the best possible care for everyone.
This information along with your postcode and NHS number but not your name, are sent to a secure system where it can be linked with other health information.
This allows those planning NHS services or carrying out medical research to use information from different parts of the NHS in a way which does not identify you.
You have a choice.
If you are happy for your information to be used in this way you do not have to do anything. If you have any concerns or wish to prevent this from happening, please read the below leaflet on “ How information about you helps us to provide better care ”.
If you have read this and wish to opt out, please print off the opt out form , complete and return to us for actioning.
Further information can be found by visiting www.nhs.uk/caredata or www.hscic.gov.uk
Surgery Opening Times
Receptionists are available Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.30pm
Pre-booked Doctor appointments are also available as follows:
Tuesday 18:30 - 19:20 1 doctor on a rota basis
Wednesday 07:00 - 07:40 2 doctors on a rota basis
Saturday (one a month) 08:00 - 10:20 2 doctors on a rota basis
Prebooked appointments with Treatment Room and Chronic Disease nurses are available some Saturdays and some weekday evenings. As these can vary, contact reception for details.
Prebooked Nursing Assistant appointments are available as follows:
Wednesday07:30-08:001 Nursing Assistant
(Site updated 26/03/2015)