The Sit & Wait surgery offers a 5 minute ONE problem appointment. This surgery is intended for patients who have a new acute issue which needs dealing with quickly and cannot wait for a routine appointment.

Please note that to keep the waiting time to a minimum we operate strict criteria and so therefore please do not attend for any of the following or you may be asked to rebook. 

ON-GOING Chronic Problems

More than ONE Problem

For a Sick Note

For a Repeat Prescription

For a Referral Letter

For a Test Result

For Acute or genuine urgent problems you may be offered an appointment with our highly qualified Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP) rather than a doctor. Our ANPs are highly experienced nurses with additional responsibilities in the clinical environment. Their extra training and high level of knowledge means they can diagnose, treat and prescribe medications if necessary. They are qualified to deal with many ailments and you may be seen more quickly.

All of our Doctors & Nurses are working as hard as they can to provide a safe quality of service, sometimes under extreme pressure. We constantly review the appointment service to cope with current demand.

Our reception team are here to help you get the right service for your needs. Please be co-operative when they ask you what your problem is when requesting an urgent appointment. This is to ensure you are directed to the most appropriate clinician as soon as possible. 

Please use your appointment wisely.

The surgery currently offers an urgent sit and wait clinic (under review) for patients who are unable to wait until the next routine GP appointment. The morning clinic runs 9:00 am - 11 am (this may be extended to 12 due to demand). Our afternoon urgent clinic is booked in order and can not be pre-booked. Please understand this clinic is for urgent appointments only. For more information please see our Same Day Urgent Appointments page here.

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