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Practice News & Announcements

Welcome to The Abbotsbury Practice

We provide comprehensive NHS primary care services to help you manage your health and well-being.

Our aim is to provide a high quality, caring and personal health care service to our whole patient population by:

  • Putting our patients at the centre of what we do
  • Having a highly qualified and trained multi-professional integrated primary Healthcare Team
  • Offering our services in a safe, supportive and suitably equipped environment, using technological advances in healthcare systems for our patient’s benefit.

NHS App

Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet — including prescriptions and appointments.

NHS App displayed on mobile phone

Know who to turn to for your healthcare

We want to help you get the right medical assistance when you’re ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.

Pharmacist

When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines

Optician

Sudden loss of vision. Blurred vision. Painful or red eyes?

Dentist

When your mouth or teeth need urgent attention

NHS Out-of-hours

When your GP and local pharmacy are closed

Minor injury

You will usually need a GP referral, except in an emergency.

Accident & Emergency

When an illness or injury is serious or life-threatening

Alert

Group A Streptococcal Infection

The latest information can be found at:

https://what0-18.nhs.uk/parentscarers/worried-your-child-unwell/scarlet-fever?fbclid=IwAR1sJ2Dy476mQHvdEpwugy3Fv7fUMuotjTFE0q_6zydNfruinsFn7evpm9o

and at:

NHS.uk website containing new information on Strep A

Prescriptions

Please Note: The practice requires 3 WORKING days to process your routine repeat prescription.

If there is any query involving an acute medication or a change in dose etc. we may require more time to process. Please do not leave requests until you are about to run out of medication and request medication in good time before the bank holidays or if you are going away.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.