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Stourview Branch Surgery
With effect from 29th June 2015 Stourview Branch surgery will be open Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm,
Tuesday 8:00am - 1:00pm, Wednesday 8:00am - 1:00pm, Thursday 8:00am - 1:00pm,
Friday Closed.
Please note that the Camps Road surgery will be open Monday - Friday 8:00am - 6:30pm.
If you need access to the surgery when the Stourview branch is closed, please go to the Camps Road surgery or call
01440 702010 or 01440 703667
 
Appointments
Please consider booking well ahead or, if things can't wait that long, seeing someone you don't normally see.
 

Extended Hours

We open on a Saturday Morning from 8.30am - 11.30am for booked appointments only. With a GP or a Nurse.

 Urgent surgery

We have an allocated emergency appointment surgery which will be available to patients (on the day) who need to be seen by a doctor urgently.

You need to call as close to 8.00am as possible for an emergency morning appointment or as close to 1.30pm as possible for an afternoon appointment.

Repeat prescriptions
Please note, in keeping with the West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (WSCCG) policy, your repeat prescription will from now on be issued for ONE MONTH at a time.  This is a National requirement proven to reduce waste on a very large scale.

 Cancelling your Appointment  
If you are unable to attend an appointment, please telephone and leave a message using option 3 to leave a voice mail message 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.
 

Test Results 

 Please call after 11am to get your test results from the receptionist team.

 

Test results can only be given to the person whose result they are, or (in the case of children under 16 only) their parent or guardian.

The Summary Care Record - this affects you

Please read the section in the right hand column about the summary care record. This affects you and you need to decide if you are happy for your medical records to be uploaded to a centrally held record which other health provders can access.

Pharmacy 

There are two pharmacies in Haverhill which open for 100 hours a week, one at Tesco's supermarket and one in the surgery building.  Both supply medication to any patient, including those registered at the surgery.

There are four other dispensing chemists in Haverhill -

Sainsburys pharmacy is inside Sainsburys supermarket, Well Pharmacy is on Mill Road near the Drabbet Smock, David Holland chemist is next door to the Clements Surgery and Boots is on the High Street. Opening hours vary and may be found under the heading marked pharmacy, opposite.  

Chlamydia
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Get a test
see opposite column for details

 

Welcome to Haverhill Family Practice

(Formerly Dr Selby and Partners & Stourview Medical Centre)
Care with Courtesy, Compassion and Competence

IMPORTANT: FRIDAY 19.7.19 5.30PM - INTERNET FAILURE - CAMPS ROAD - TELEPHONES AND COMPUTERS NOT WORKING.

Welcome to Haverhill Family Practice, where we aim to provide an excellent standard of care in a helpful and friendly environment.

We operate from both the main surgery in Camps Road and the Stourview surgery in Crown Passage. All of our staff both clinical and non-clinical rotate between the two surgeries. [14.5.19 - Update: We would like to clarify that Haverhill Family Practice will NOT be leaving our premises at Camps Road or Stourview. We continue to operate from these premises.]

We offer a full range of GP services including minor surgery, blood testing, emergency clinics, contraception, joint injections, drug and alcohol services, chronic disease management, obesity management, smoking cessation and doctor-led minor injuries clinics.

 

A Range of Health Care Professionals

 We have a wide range of health care professionals at the surgery and our Care Navigators will book you in with the most appropriate clinician. To assist us with this you will be asked the reason for the appointment. 

If we are unable to offer you an appointment, we can try and offer you GP+ which is based in Haverhill on a Saturday or in Bury St Edmunds and other Suffolk locations during the week.

Alternatively, we have just commenced with E-consultations.  Please click on the link below for further details. 

econsult

 


                         
LANGUAGE LINE

Please note Language Line is available should you require assistance with translation – please inform Reception if you require this service.


Missed Appointments

May 2019

Over 96% of patients attended their appointments in May - Thank you!!
However, there were still 207 appointments not attended which equals 49 hours of clinical time wasted and a cost to the NHS of £5796.00.

We are monitoring  patients who frequently do not attend their appointments to help reduce the number of missed appointments.


Please help us to treat as many people as possible by informing us if you are unable to attend your appointment.

 




Email

To contact the surgery by email please follow the link on our 'Contact Details' tab or alternatively email to: wsccg.hfp-correspondence@nhs.net


BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENTS ONLINE

You can book your own GP appointments online to avoid the rush on the telephones or at reception.

We have also recently added appointments for cervical screening (smear test).  This appointment will be with one of our practice nurses and patients MUST have received an invite for cervical screening.

Before you book for the first time you will need to come into *reception to get a username and password. You will need to provide 2 forms of ID (preferably photographic and proof of your current address). After that, click on the title above or the link at the bottom of the page, and then follow the instructions onscreen. *If you are unable to come into reception, please speak with a member of staff who will assist you.  After that, click on the title above or the link at the bottom of the page, and then follow the instructions onscreen.

Access for patients with special needs

The practice has access for wheelchair users and an adapted downstairs WC. Patients may be dropped off outside our entrance and there is an on-site wheelchair available.

Repeat prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions are now only issued for ONE MONTH. This brings us into line with NHS and Dept of Health recommendations (and with other practices), and is part of the NHS drive to reduce wastage. If prescriptions are issued for 2 months and then the prescription is changed the cost of the wasted medication can be enormous.
We appreciate patients would prefer to have to collect medication less often, but please remember that most pharmacies are happy to hold your prescription for you and to routinely dispense and even deliver your medication every month.

Remember to that a prepay form for prescription charges costs only slightly more than three prescriptions, and lasts for three months.
The NHS has HUGE savings to make in the next few years if we are to continue to have the service we do. This is a part of that saving. Please help us with this. We appreciate your understanding.

Normal Surgery Opening Hours

Monday-Friday8.00am - 6.30pm
Saturday8.30am - 11.30am
 SundayCLOSED - out of hours doctor-led service operates. Please ring 111.

Parking

Parking is available for a minimal charge on the Council car park beside the council offices (behind the library). There is limited space on the surgery car park including a disabled bay for those visiting the surgery or pharmacy – please do not use the doctors’ spaces or obstruct their cars, which may be needed in an emergency, and please don’t leave cars in the car park whilst shopping!

Appointments & Repeat Prescriptions

If you would like to use the services below please call into the surgery to obtain a password.

Click here to book/cancel your appointment online

Click here to order your prescriptions online using 'SystmOne' online

If you are not already registered with SystmOne please contact reception.

(Site updated 19/07/2019)
Order your repeat medications
 
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