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Wednesday Closing

 

The Practice is closed ONCE a month for staff development and training.  Our Doctors, Nursing and administrative staff do need time to train together, which is vital to improve service delivery.  The next date is Wednesday 22nd May 2013.  We DO NOT close on other Wednesday afternoons.

Cancelling Appointments
If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment. By giving us as much notice as you can you are helping us to make sure that someone else is given your slot. Please note that the Practice has a policy for Patient who DO NOT ATTEND or fail to cancel their appointment.  Patients who continue to DNA risk being removed from the Practice.
Please keep your appointment, don't waste it.

Emergency Appointments
If you require to be seen urgently, please tell the receptionist the nature of your request to assess the urgency. This facility is for emergency cases only and we ask you to not use this service for routine problems

Home Visits
Home Visits are reserved for patients who are genuinely too ill to attend surgery. Please telephone before 10.00am and be prepared to answer a few questions to help the doctors plan their calls and to assess the urgency. Please remember the doctor can see at least four patients in surgery in the time taken to do one visit.  

 

 

 A Warm Welcome to Orchard Medical Practice

 

We hope you find our website useful with information, questionnaires, feedback forms, opening/closing times.  

Please help us to help you by reading this website and follow the suggestions made to ensure that appropriate services can be provided when you most need them.

We provide a range of services at the practice please see our information sheet Services Offered 

 

Bank Holiday Notice

We are closed Bank Holiday Monday 25th May 2015 and re-open the following day as normal.  Should you require help and advice during this time please go to a pharmacy, call 11 for advice from any landline or mobile, go to Primary Care 24 next to A&E at King's Mill Hospital.  Please only go to A&E is you feel it is an emergency. 

 

Extended Hours

Did you know we are open on a Tuesday evening until 8 pm and a Saturday morning until 11.30 am.  These are for routine bookable appointments. 

 

On-Line Facilities

You can order your repeat prescriptions/book Doctor's Appointments/Cancel your appointment on line as well as see a summary of your record.

To use this service you must first of all bring proof of Idendification, preferably photo, in to the practice to obtain a username and password (please wait 24 hours to activiate).  You can then log on the icons at the bottom of this page to access your account.  Please note the prescriptions on line is for medication that is on repeat not acute items.

 

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