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Welcome to The Abbotsbury Practice

Thank you for visiting our new website.

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

Coronavirus Update

The Abbotsbury Practice Holiday Closures 2021 -22

The practice will be closed from 6.30pm from Friday 24th December for 4 days.

We reopen on Wednesday 29th December at 8.30 am.

We will also be closed on Monday 3rd January which is a bank holiday.

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.

This is especially important at Christmas when the surgery will be closed for a total of 4 days including the weekend.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

As Winter approaches, we want to ensure the health and wellbeing of both our staff and patients.

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

What to do if you have symptoms

If you have any of the main symptoms of COVID-19, even if they’re mild:

  1. Get a PCR test (test that is sent to a lab) to check if you have COVID-19 as soon as possible.
  2. Stay at home and do not have visitors (self-isolate) until you get your test result – only leave your home to have a test. Check if people you live with need to self-isolate.

For further information please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/main-symptoms/

We are also asking you to not visit the practice if the matter can be resolved via the phone or through completion of an e-consult form.

If you do need a doctor’s advice, we kindly ask you to think about whether the matter can be resolved with a telephone consultation.