Welcome to Ashington House Surgery
This surgery website is used to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant.
As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a resource for other health information.
Please have a look around and send us some feedback. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.
Changes to repeat prescription requests
From 1st January 2017 the surgery will require
3 working days to produce a repeat prescription.
The prescription ordering direct service is currently available Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm.
Mondays are the busiest day. Call waiting times are shorter Tuesdays - Fridays.
Do you need to see a GP or could you be seen in the minor ailments clinic or by a Health Care Assistant?
The practice nurse is available to treat and prescribe for minor ailments including: Coughs, Colds, Ear ache, Sore Throat, UTI, Skin Problems, Contraception, Pill checks, BP medication review.
Our Health Care Assistants are able to assist with: BP, ECG, Suture removal, Weight, Height, Dressing if already seen by the practice nurse, Pneumonia Vaccinations, B12 Injections and Ear Syringing.
DEDICATED TELEPHONE LINE TO CANCEL APPOINTMENTS
We have introduced a dedicated telephone line where you can leave a message to cancel appointments you have with the practice team. Please ring 01793 482824 and leave a message with your name and appointment date and time and we will cancel the appointment for you. This service is available 24 hours a day.
(Site updated 01/02/2017)