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Important Patient Notice

PRACTICE CLOSURE FOR STAFF TRAINING

 

From 1pm until 6.30pm on Thursday 21st June 2018, this practice will be closed for important clinical education and training purposes:

 

Emergency cover will be provided by Care UK Out of Hours Service who will be responsible for:

 

  • Telephone triage
  • Face-to-face appointments at base TBC in Bury St Edmunds or Haverhill Health Centre
  • Home visits

 

Repeat prescription requests will not be dealt with during these times so please ensure sufficient notice is given to enable your practice to provide these for you prior to practice closure dates.

 

You can contact Care UK by telephone by calling: 111

Reception will be open however there will not be any clinicians on site during these times

Temporary Registration

If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from the local GP practice for 14 days. After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent patient.

You can be registered as a temporary patient for up to three months. This will allow you to be on the local practice list and still remain a patient of your permanent GP. After three months you will have to re-register as a temporary patient or permanently register with that practice.

To register as a temporary patient simply contact the local practice you wish to use. Practices do not have to accept you as a temporary patient although they do have an obligation to offer emergency treatment. You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.

pdfDownload the Temporary Resident Registration Form

 
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