UPDATE: Dentist During Lockdown

Thank you for your patience during this challenging period. All the team appreciates your support and good wishes. In line with government guidance, we are still unable to treat our patients in the usual way. However, a dentist continues to be available by phone every weekday between 10am and mid-day to offer advice. Over the weekend and bank holidays, there is a rota system for help and advice if you have a dental emergency. Patients who have extreme pain or infection, following a discussion with the dentist, can choose to be referred to an urgent care centre, which is equipped with the specialist PPE to protect both patient and staff, and which can provide a limited range of treatment to alleviate the problem. We are currently implementing various measures, so that, when we are allowed to resume treating our patients, everyone will be as safe as possible in our practice. A purpose built screen has now been installed at reception and we have made a significant investment in specialist equipment for each surgery to filter aerosols and virus particles. Once we have been given notification that we may resume active treatment we will have to follow a strict protocol to ensure that everyone is kept safe. In that event, we request that you use the hand sanitiser provided on entry to the building and ask you to cover your mouth and nose with a facial covering on entry and during any time you are in the communal areas of the practice. The number of patients in the building will be limited to those with an appointment and to one...
CORONA VIRUS UPDATE 26th March, 2020

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE 26th March, 2020

Following the announcements made by our Prime Minister we are all faced with the reality of taking responsibility, both in regards to our own health and also towards those around us, by staying at home as far as possible.

Christmas and New Year Arrangements 2019/20

Christmas and New Year Arrangements 2019/20

Christmas and New Year Arrangements 2019/20. Over the Christmas and New Year period for 2019/20 the surgery will be open for emergency treatment as detailed below: Tuesday 24th December 2019. Open 8.45am – 12.15pm Emergencies: After 12pm please contact the on call rota number on: 07623973393. Wednesday 25th December 2019. Closed. In an emergency please contact the on call rota number on: 07623973393. Thursday 26th December 2019. Closed. In an emergency please contact the on call rota number on:  07623973393. Friday 27th December 2019. Open 8.45am – 4pm Emergencies after 5pm please contact the on call rota on: 07623973393. Emergencies: After 4pm please contact 0300 1234010 before 9pm for NHS services. After 9pm please contact NHS Direct on: 111. Saturday 28th December 2019. Closed. In an emergency please contact the on call rota number on: 07623973393. Sunday 29th December 2019. Closed. In an emergency please contact the on call rota number on: 07623973393. Monday 30th December 2019. Open 8.45am – 4pm. Emergencies: After 4pm please contact the on call rota number on: 07623973393. Tuesday 31st December 2019. Open 8.45am – 4pm Emergencies: After 4pm please contact the on call rota number on: 07623973393. Wednesday 1st January 2020. Closed. In an emergency please contact the on call rota number on: 07623973393. Please telephone the surgery as early as possible so an appointment can be made for you that day. We will re-open on Thursday 2nd January 2020 – normal surgery hours. If you telephone the surgery out of hours the answer phone message will give clear instructions on how to gain an emergency dental appointment. May we take this opportunity...