These are available for people who are too ill, disabled or immobile to get to the surgery. Please telephone before 11:00 whenever possible and give the receptionist the reason for your request so that we can prioritise them.
Both GPs and community nurses can visit if need be. A GP may phone you back as sometimes it may be possible to deal with the issue over the phone.
We will always visit or give immediate advice to:
- The Terminally ill
- Those in whom travel to a surgery by car would cause a worsening in their medical condition or would cause discomfort.
- Medical emergencies such as chest pain, shortness of breath, suspected stroke.
In general it is not acceptable to request a visit because of lack of transport. Buses, cars, friends, family and Taxis can often be used to get to the surgery.