Announcements

*** AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE IN VIEW OF COVID-19 ALL APPOINTMENTS WITH A GP WILL BE CONDUCTED BY TELEPHONE. SHOULD A GP NEED TO SEE A PATIENT ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE MADE. THESE MEASURES ARE BEING PUT IN PLACE TO ASSURE PUBLIC AND STAFF SAFETY ***


We regret to inform you that due to staff shortages we have today taken the decision to close our Hopton branch from Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice. If you need any medical advice, please contact the Sussex Road branch on 01493 414141. For repeat prescriptions please contact the prescription ordering direct team on 01502 718615. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. (17-03-2020)

Clinics & Services

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We have a team of Practice Nurses and Healthcare Assistants, as well as Phlebotomists who can provide a wide range of services from dressings and vaccinations to chronic disease management as well as treatment of minor injuries.

  • Childhood Immunisations
    Clinics are held on a weekly basis. Please remember to bring your child's record book.
  • Travel Vaccinations
    Advising on the appropriate vaccinations for different countries can take some time, so please make an appointment with a Nurse. This should be at least eight weeks before you intend to travel
  • Cervical Smears
    National guidelines recommend that all women between the ages of 25 and 65 years be called for cervical screening. Women between these ages will be recalled automatically. Please make an appointment with the nurse once you have received your invitation.
  • Chronic Disease Management
    Patients with conditions such as Asthma, Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, COPD or Hypertension will be invited in annually for a review as per national guidelines.
  • Minor Surgery
    We are able to undertake cryotherapy, joint injections, excisions, incisions and more. Please make an appointment with your GP first who will make the necessary arrangements if required.
  • Family Planning Clinic
    Patients who are taking the oral contraceptive pill should be followed up annually to have a review of their health, weight and blood pressure. At this time advice can also be given with regards to other contraceptive methods such as a contraceptive implant or coil.
  • Ante-natal/Post-natal Clinics
    These are run by the Midwife and appointments can be booked at the Main Reception desk.
  • Smoking Cessation
    If you would like to quit smoking please make an appointment to see Debbie Rouse our Healthcare Assistant. Debbie is a qualified Smoking Cessation Advisor and will be happy to help you on your journey to being smoke free.
  • Phlebotomy
    There are clinics run every day by members of the Nursing team who have been trained in taking bloods.
  • C-Card Scheme
    This is a scheme that issues free condoms to patients aged up to 24 years old. You will need to see a member of the nursing team to sign up for the service

The Practice Nursing team can be contacted by ringing 01493 414141 and selecting option 3.