Buckland Surgery

01626 332813

Services

We are a friendly GP Practice offering primary care services to patients within Buckland and the surrounding area.

These services include GP clinics and home visits. Nurse and health care assistant clinics, immunisations, health promotion, phlebotomy, health surveillance, chronic disease monitoring, contraception services and minor surgery. We have a Counsellor, health visitor and nursery nurse based at the surgery. Please speak to reception they will be able to advise you on how to book any of the above.

Appointments

Our receptionists will take your calls from 8.30 in the morning. We will try to offer you a 10 minute appointment with a doctor that day or the next.  This ... [continue] Appointments

Clinics

Diabetes We operate a recall system for all patients with diabetes.  You will be sent a letter requesting you make appointments.  The first appointment is for a blood test and ... [continue] Clinics

Improved Access service

Primary Care Delivering Improved Access for their patients Please read for more information regarding our Improved Access service for evening and weekend appointments. Monday— Thursday Improved Access Service As of ... [continue] Improved Access service

Minor surgery

The Doctors and Practice Nurse perform minor surgical procedures such as removal of cysts, moles, and some joint injections.

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Choices website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Choices and you can ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

Certain services such as insurance medical examinations, passport applications, insurance claim forms, private sick notes and private referrals are not covered by the NHS.  Charges are made for these and ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

There is now the facility for patients to book appointments with a doctor and order repeat prescriptions via this website. This is protected by the highest security and cannot be ... [continue] Online services

Physiotherapy self-referral

You can self-refer for physiotherapy treatments How to make an appointment Please visit http://www.torbayandsouthdevon.nhs.uk/physiopkb OR call 0300 456 9987 (local rate). Lines open Monday to Friday, 08.30-12.00. Further information Link to Physiotherapy ... [continue] Physiotherapy self-referral

Repeat prescriptions

Please allow 48 hours for repeat prescriptions. If you telephone for a repeat prescription please ring after 10 0’ clock in the morning.  You can order your medications a week ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

Certificates for periods of sickness of less than seven days should be signed by the patient themselves, using form SC2, which is available from employers or the reception desk.  A ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) between 11 and 12.30 each day. To ensure ... [continue] Test results

Travel vaccinations

We offer all travel vaccinations except yellow fever. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse at least eight weeks prior to your date of travel if possible.

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

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