Home visit requests are only to be used by people that are unable to leave their homes, or are seriously ill.
Under our NHS contract, home visits are not an automatic right, and the doctor retains ultimate discretion over their necessity.
If you request a specific doctor, we will try to respect your wishes; however we cannot guarantee this choice.
Please try to request the visit before 10.30am on the day. Requests after this time may be assessed over the telephone by a doctor.
Our receptionists will ask you for some details. This is to assist us. Not all medical problems are the same and some are more urgent than others. Very urgent problems may be directed to hospital, but our receptionists will inform you if this is the case.
Please remember that several patients can be seen in the practice in the time that it takes to make one home visit. There are also better facilities for examining and treating patients at the Practice..