PRACTICE LIST TO OPEN FROM 03.07.17 TO WITHAM RESIDENTS
As of 3rd July 2017 our practice list will be open to patients who are new to the Witham area, and patients wishing to transfer from other surgeries within Witham.
For your information:
If you are looking to register with us because you cannot get an appointment at your present surgery, you will find that we are in a similar position.
If you have been removed from your present surgery because you did not attend your appointments, and failed to cancel them, we too have a policy that will remove you from our books should you not attend your booked appointments.
The Practice Manager may contact you should there be any concerns with your reason for leaving your present surgery.
If the above are not the reasons why you are leaving your present surgery, then you are welcome to join our practice.
PATIENT NOTICE - APPOINTMENTS
Please be aware that when booking an appointment you will be asked by the receptionist for a brief description regarding the nature of the appointment.
We have put this procedure in place to help us to utilise every available appointment We run many different clinics/sessions at the surgery and it is very important that these are used efficiently so that we can provide all patients with the correct care.
Your cooperation in this matter is vital in helping us to manage your access to approriate health services.
Private room is available should you not wish to discuss your details at the reception desk.
If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else. We have a dedicated cancellation line: 07724 182463. Alternatively you can email us on adminF81173@nhs.net
Best Foot Forward Counselling
Individual and couple counselling available in a safe confidential environment here at the surgery, covering abuse, anxiety, bereavement, carer, depression, divorce, low esteem, post traumatic stress, relationship issues, rape, sexuality and stress.
Please contact Paula (MBACP Dip.Counselling) on 07748 290511 or by email: email@example.com to arrange appointment and discuss fee.
Patient e-mail addresses update
We are currently trying to update the e-mail addresses we have for you. Therefore we would be grateful if you could drop us an e-mail stating that this is your current e-mail address.
Also if e-mail is your preferred method of contact please send us an email to adminF81173@nhs.net stating "I confirm that this email address is my preferred method of contact".
Many thanks for helping us update our database.
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Welcome to Douglas Grove Surgery
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
Douglas Grove is a new building and has modern facilities for disabled and mobility patients. We have dedicated parking with large wide ramps to enable patient’s good access to the front of the building. The surgery has disabled toilets and lifts to assist if patients are required to go upstairs.
Disabled parking, access and toilets available. Please inform reception if you are unable to manage the stairs or any access problems and they will try to assist.
(Site updated 18/07/2017)