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Flu vaccine

Flu vaccines are now in stock. Please make an appointment if you would like a flu vacccine and are either aged 65 and over, or are in a clinical at-risk group.

New Dr

We would like to warmly welcome Dr Heather Weir to the practice. Dr Weir will be working MondayTuesday and Friday.

Online booking

It is now possible to book and cancel appointments online. Please collect a form from Reception to register. You will be asked for proof of identity.

Out of Hours

On weekdays between 6.30pm and 8.00am, and on weekends and bank holidays, access to Out of Hours services is now via NHS111 - please dial 111. After assessment of your symptoms you may be invited to attend the Out of Hours Centre which is at The Great Western Hospital site and is operated by SEQOL. 

Appointments

There are two type of appointments - routine and urgent same day. When requesting urgent same day appointments you may be offered a telephone call from the Dr in the first instance.  Telephone lines are open 8am to 6.30pm to book an appointment 421311

Children's Urgent Clinic

In addition to appointments at the surgery there is a Children's Urgent Clinic based at Carfax Street which is by appointment only Monday to Friday 5pm to 8pm. Appointments can be booked after 4pm by telephoning 646466.

Dr Fan - Part time

Dr Fan will now be working part-time - Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays.

New GP Partner

Dr Angela Fan has now joined the practice and will be working on Mondays and Tuesdays. We warmly welcome Dr Fan to the team.

Nurses

Mrs Elizabeth Mead (f)Mrs Elizabeth Mead (f)

Elizabeth Mead is one of two Practice Nurses at the Great Western, having joined in 2002. Along with the management of Chronic Diseases, Elizabeth provides for Childhood Immunisations, Cervical Cytology, General Dressings to wounds and ulcers, as well as Travel Health advice, Phlebotomy, and is specifically responsible for the Asthmatics patients registered at the practice.

Elizabeth works Monday and Wednesday.

Miss Nicky Goodman (f)Miss Nicky Goodman (f)

Nicky Goodman is the second of our Practice Nurses, having joined the Practice in 2005. Nicky provides for our patients needs in a number of areas, ranging from Childhood Immunisations, Ear Care, Wound Care, General Dressings, as well as Phelebotomy, Travel Health and management of Chronic Diseases.

Nicky works Tuesday Thursday and Friday.

Healthcare Assistants

Ms Tracy MorelandMs Tracy Moreland

Tracy Moreland is the Practice Health Care Assistant and Phlebotomist, having trained locally at the Great Western Surgery, she is on of a growing number of Practice Phelebototomists, who began life in surgery as a receptionist. Tracy has recently developed further from our reception team, to take on the role of our Health Care Assistsant, responisble for New Patient Checks, wound dressings, blood pressure monitoring, assisting with Minor Surgery. Tracy will in the future provide smoking cessation programmes, as well as assist with Vaccinations and Immunisations Tracy provides a Tuesday morning clinic from 9am for Phelebotomy.

Tracy works Monday Tuesday Thursday and Friday.

 
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