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We currently have a vacancy for a part-time receptionist, please see right hand side of website - Practice Vacancy - for details.

Due to current high demand & patient safety, we have temporarily stopped new registrations to Wootton Medical Centre.  For other surgeries within the area, please look at the NHS Choices website.  Thank you.

Who Should I See?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems, or for conditions only GPs can deal with.  Before you book an appointment to see a Doctor, please consider whether an appointment with a Practice Nurse as they too can help with a wide range of medical problems.

Our Receptionists can help you decide which is the right person for you to see.

Self Care:

If you have a cough, cold, headache or other minor ailment try treating yourself at home first.  Please remember that self-care for common conditions can help free up our GPs time, making it easier to get an appointment for when you need it most.

Pharmacy:

Your local Pharmacist can help too, they are highly trained professionals and can give you confidential health advice for a range of common illnesses.  Your Pharmacists can also help you decided if you need to see a Doctor or Nurse.

NHS 111:

111 is the free NHS non-emergency number.  You should use this service if you urgently need medical help or advice, but it is not a life-threatening situation.

Call 111 if:

  • You need medical help, but it is not a 999 emergency
  • You think you need to go to A&E or another NHS urgent care service
  • You do not know who to call
  • You need health information or reassurance about what to do next

A&E:

A&E is for life-threatening accidents and emergencies only.  Before you attend, ask yourself 'is this a real emergency?'.  If not, please consider using other local health services before you visit A&E.

 
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