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Home Visits

Our GP's will carry out home visits, but these are only for patients who are truly housebound, i.e. patients whose condition prevents them from being able to attend surgery.

If you need a home visit, we ask that you contact us as early as possible in the morning, preferably before 10.30am.

Please do not ask for a home visit unless the patient cannot make it to the surgery. Most children can be quite safely brought to the surgery by car. A number of patients can be seen at the surgery in the time that it takes to visit one patient at home. Please try to come to the surgery if at all possible as urgent cases will always be seen at the surgery the same day, even if all routine appointments are full.

You may be asked to provide the reception team with some details regarding why you require a home visit. Please do not be offended by this. This information is needed so that the doctor can assess the urgency and prioritise visits.

To view our Home Visiting Policy in full please click here.