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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
Set your mind at rest
Get a test
see opposite column for details
We have joined a Primary Care Network to help us deliver better services, for more information please see our Fair Processing/Privacy Notice under the heading 'Policies' above

 

Minor Injuries Brochure and Home Medicine Chest

The surgery offers a small brochure offering advice on minor illness and minor injury treatment. Please download and keep a copy for future reference.

Minor Injuries Brochure



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Helping yourself: the home medicine chest – what should I keep at home?



pillsIt makes senseto keep a few medicines locked away (out of the reach of children)forthe management of minor illnesses and minor injuries.Here is a suggestedlist of the kind of things you could keep at home:

#  Selection of plasters in assorted sizes
#  1 triangular bandage
#  Sterile dressings in assorted sizes
#  Tweezers for removing splinters
#  Thermometer for fevers
#  Calamine lotion for dabbing onto insect bites, stings and sunburn
#  Antiseptic cream to treat sores, spots and grazes
#  Vapour rub for steam inhalation, or to rub on the chest and nose of a child with a stuffy nose or dry cough
#  Paracetamol syrups to relieve pain or fever in young children
#  Soluble aspirin/paracetamol/ibuprofen tablets which are good for headaches, colds, sore throats and painful bruises
#  Strepsils, Dequacaine or other throat lozenges
#  7.5cm wide crepe bandage to keep dressings in place or support sprains
#  Indigestion remedy e.g. milk of magnesia or Gaviscon
#  Mild laxative e.g. Senokot
# Oral rehydration solution e.g. Dioralyte



 
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