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The Old Dispensary  NHS Practice Website


The Old Dispensary Bank Holiday Working:

Friday 10th April (Good Friday): Open as usual

Monday 13th April (Easter Monday): Open as usual

Friday 8th May: CLOSED

Monday 25th May: CLOSED


All GP surgeries have been advised to move towards a telephone based service and to reduce face to face contact in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus in the community but we are OPEN and our GPs and nurses are here as usual.  

We are happy to take repeat ALL medication requests over the phone during this time but please do NOT order your medication early.  

If you are worried that you may have the coronavirus please use the 'Online 111 Coronavirus Service' further down this page.



Play areas, toilets and outdoor gyms closed to prevent coronavirus ...



 Urgent advice: Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
your condition gets worse
your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

111 Online Coronavirus Service  



How to apply for a coronavirus test


Recognising Heart Attacks, Strokes and Heart Failure during the Coronavirus pandemic and beyond 


If you need practical help or know someone who does during this time-click here  

  How to access mental health support during this time

Coronavirus Easy Read Leaflet 


Guidance on supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

COVID19 is unlikely to cause a serious illness in children, but please remember children can still become seriously unwell from other causes that are always around. Please do not let concerns over COVID19 stop you from contacting medical services.  If your child is severely unwell call 999 or go to A&E.




Send us your comments or suggestions

We are always happy to receive patient comments and suggestions to try to improve the services that we provide.  Please only use this form for comments about the practice and suggestions as to how we can improve our service to you. Medical matters and official complaints cannot be dealt with via this form. If you have a query regarding a medical matter please telephone reception to make an appointment to see the appropriate person. 


How are we doing? Would you recommend our surgery?  

We would like your feedback on the care and treatment we give you any time you visit your GP or have contact with our practice. It doesn’t take long. Put us to the test and tell us what is working and what we can improve. Please take our Friends and Family Test which you will see on the right side of this page, in the section marked "Have Your Say"

(Site updated 19/05/2020)
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