Out Of Hours Service
When the surgery is closed, emergency cover is provided by the NHS 111 service who will give advice or direct you to the most appropriate service. You should have a pencil and a paper ready for any information you may need to record.
You may be offered an appointment at a primary care centre. You will be given instructions over the phone on how to get to your nearest centre at Farnham, Cranleigh, Woking, Bordon, Haslemere or Guildford. In certain circumstances a home visit may be arranged. These doctors have full Primary Care Trust approval and their standard of care is monitored.
NHS111 now handle all out of hours calls.
There is an NHS walk in centre in Woking for minor illness and injuries. Tel. no. 01483 846209
Other Services Offered By The Practice
Services led by our practice nurses include:
- Taking blood for tests
- Infant and adult immunisations
- Dressings and removal of stitches
- Smoking cessation support
- Ear syringing
- Cervical smears and HRT
- Family planning
- Clinics to monitor blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, chronic heart disease and chronic obstructive airways disease.
- Travel clinic (also available Saturday mornings)
- Warfarin monitoring
- Weight management
- Flu clinics
You might be referred to Dr Knight for ultrasound scanning by appointment. Dr Knight attends continuing training and appraisal.
Physiotherapy Tel: 01483 205373
South West Surrey Mobile Physiotherapy provide a service at the surgery (a doctor must refer you).
Private physiotherapy & Osteopathy are also available at the surgery. For details please contact Sue Gotham(physio) on 07776 055382 or Alice
Williams(osteo) on 07812 491397
A private service is available. Please contact reception for details.
SALV Mental Health Project
This service is funded by the charitable trust SALV & offers clinical psychologist treatment & cognitive behavioural therapy; you will need a doctor to refer you for this service.
Dr Ben Mead (BSc(Hons), DClinPsych, CPsychol) is a registered Chartered Clinical Psychologist & BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist who specialises in using CBT to help those experiencing anxiety and/or depression. He has clinics at Shere Surgery on weekdays and weekends. You can contact him on 07587191396, email on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his website: Click Here
Ms Win Fleming, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, has worked with us since 1994 and also has a practice in London. Offers help holistically with a wide range of problems and trained in various approaches including CBT. Email: email@example.com or Tel: 07974567529.
Various problems can be treated without going to hospital. Your doctor may therefore refer you to an in-house clinic where you will be treated by either Dr Watts or Dr Wardrop.
Requests for repeat prescriptions must be in writing; you should complete your repeat slip or write a note detailing what medication you require, then deliver or post it to the surgery. Alternatively, you can fax it to us on 01483 202761. An email repeat request service is also available. Please ask at the dispensary for details and passcodes. You can contact the dispensary on 01483 209913 with queries relating to medication only. We cannot take repeat requests over the phone.
Please allow 72 hours for the dispensary to process your prescription. This gives us time to order items not in stock and to maintain safety in our checking procedures. The doctors review repeat prescriptions at least annually, and you will be advised when your review is due. Please remember that dispensing staff can only dispense those medicines prescribed and authorized to be repeated by a doctor.
- The Dispensary also provides:
- An automatic repeat service
- A medicines use review service
- A small range of Over the Counter Medicines
- A pregnancy testing service
- A local delivery service
The doctors are happy to carry out non-NHS work. Such services incur a fee so please ask reception about the recommended price. These services include: medical examinations for insurance companies, employment, driving, HGV, taxi and racing. These usually take up to 30 minutes and reception must be told at the time of booking. Doctors also provide reports for insurance companies, private medical claims and solicitors. Certain doctors in the practice accept and treat private patients.