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Our dispensary is closed between 1pm - 3pm from Monday to Friday.

NHS Prescription Charges

The NHS prescription charge, in England, will increase to £9.35 per prescription item from 1st April 2021. The price of a three-month prepayment certificate (PPC) will become £30.25 (an increase of 60 pence) and a 12-month PPC will be £108.10 (an increase of £2.20)

Patients who fail to cancel their appointment or do not turn up for their appointment has a detrimental affect on waiting times.  Please remember to let the staff know if you no longer need your appointment so that they can offer than time to another patient.

We are receiving a lot of enquiries to join our Practice from patients living out of our practice area. To save disappointment please use our postcode checker which is located in the New Patient section of our website, this will clearly tell you whether you reside within our area.  We do not take patients who are not in our area.  If you wish to ring the surgery to enquire then please ring after 10:00am.

Appointments can be booked by telephone (calls may be recorded), on-line or face to face.  If you cannot attend your appointment then please let us know.  Appointment text reminders are being used for those patients who provide a mobile number.  If you do not wish to receive these reminders then please inform us. 

Remove labelling prior to disposal of empty medicine bottles/boxes

Identity theft can have serious and lasting consequences for victims, so it is important for individuals to take proper steps to protect themselves wherever possible. By managing your personal information carefully and understanding its importance, you can reduce the likelihood of it impacting you.

  • Remove all personal and surgery labelling from medicines packets and bottles prior to disposal
  • Shred or destroy your personal information
  • Help the environment by recycling your bottles and cardboard packets

We would like to welcome Dr Emma Knight, Salaried GP to the practice team.  She will be working on a Wednesday morning and all day Friday at the main surgery in St. Germans. 

Opening Times – Quay LaneSurgery, St Germans

 

Morning

Lunch Closed

Afternoon

Monday

0830 – 1300

1300 – 1400

1400 – 1800

Tuesday

0830 – 1300

1300 – 1400

1400 – 1800

Wednesday

0830 – 1300

1300 – 1400

1400 – 1800

Thursday

0830 – 1300

1300 – 1400

1400 – 1800

Friday

0830 – 1300

1300 – 1400

1400 – 1800

 

 

Opening Times – Downderry Surgery, Downderry

 

 

Morning

Lunch Closed

Afternoon

Monday

0900 – 1230

1230 – 1400

1400 – 1800

Tuesday

0900 – 1230

1230 – 1400

Closed

Wednesday

0900 – 1230

1230 – 1400

1400 – 1800

Thursday

0900 – 1230

1230 – 1400

1400 – 1800*

Friday

0830 – 1230

1230 – 1400

Closed

Downderry Surgery is closed on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.  There is no Doctor or Nurse at Downderry on a Tuesday afternoon.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The Downderry Surgery will be closed on a Thursday afternoon for six weeks starting on Thursday 14th October due to staff shortages/training. Closure dates include:

14/21/28 October
4/11/18 November
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

When the Surgery is Closed:

When the surgery is closed you will automatically be transferred to the out of hours service. Between 08:00-08:30, 13:00-14:00 and 18:00-18:30 Monday to Friday a messaging service (Kernow Messaging) manage all calls. They have access to a GP at our surgery in case of urgent need. Outside of these times your medical cover is provided by NHS111. If you need emergency treatment then you must hang up and dial 999.

For non-medical emergencies please dial 111

For medical emergencies please dial 999

 

 
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