Contact your GP Online. Simply answer 4 questions and PATCHS will get you help quickly.

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.


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.


When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines


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


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



e-Consult is being replaced by a new Online access service called PATCHS. We appreciate your patience while this is implemented as there may initially be a limited service.

Bank Holidays 2022

The practice will be closed on Monday 19th September,  Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th December 2022.


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.


Please DO NOT come to the practice if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

If you have any of these symptoms and require medical help, please arrange a telephone appointment or contact 111 if the practice is closed.