According to the latest data available (September 2015) 96 patients attended accident and emergency during surgery hours. The cost of these inappropriate A&E attendances have cost this practice (and the tax payer) approximately £11,500. This equates to an approximate annual cost to this practice of £138K.
Appointments are bookable on the day and for the following day. The GP has your medical records so where possible it is in your best interests to come to the surgery.
We also offer telephone consultations bookable on the day and there is usually a duty doctor who can advise the best course of action depending on your ailment.