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Appointments

Urgent appointments

To request an urgent appointment for today (Monday to Friday)

When you get in touch, we’ll ask what you need help with.

We will use the information you give us to choose the most suitable doctor, nurse or health professional to help you.

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Routine appointments

To request a routine appointment:

When you get in touch, we’ll ask what you need help with.

We will use the information you give us to choose the most suitable doctor, nurse or health professional to help you.

Read more about managing your health online.

Your appointment

However you choose to contact us we may offer you a consultation:

  • by phone
  • face to face at the surgery
  • by text or email.

Appointments by phone, video call or by text or email can be more flexible and often means the doctor or nurse can help you sooner.

Cancel your appointment

To cancel your appointment:

 

If you need help when we are closed

If you need medical help now, use NHS 111 online or call 111.

NHS 111 online is for people aged 5 and over. Call 111 if you need help for a child under 5.

Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.

Saturday Clinics – Enhanced Access

As part of our aim to provide universal access to primary care Westrop Medical Practice are proud to offer clinics on Saturday’s to allow access to primary care on weekends. This allows patients who struggle to attend appointments throughout the week to obtain the same healthcare services as others. The clinics run from Taw Hill Surgery and Carfax Medical Centre from 9am until 1pm every Saturday.

The services provided on the weekends are as follows:

  • GP & Advanced Nurse Practitioner Appointments
  • Mental Health Appointments
  • Dietician Appointments
  • Cervical Screening
  • Asthma Reviews
  • Diabetic Reviews
  • COPD Reviews
  • Routine ECG’s
  • Ear Syringing
  • Wound Care
  • Immunisations (Including B12, if eligible)

The clinics held are appointment based only, to make an appointment please contact your registered GP surgery and ask for an appointment at the Saturday Clinic. The clinics addresses are below:

Carfax Medical Practice, 1st Floor, 1 Islington Street, Swindon, SN1 2DQ

Taw Hill Surgery, Aiken Road, Swindon, SN25 1UH

If you need help with your appointment

Please tell us:

  • If there’s a specific doctor, nurse or other health professional you would prefer to respond.
  • If you would prefer to consult with the doctor or nurse by phone, face-to-face, by video call or by text or email.
  • If you need an interpreter. Telephone translators can be arranged via ‘Language Line’ or ‘Alpha Plus’ for most languages.
  • If you have any other access or communication needs.
  • If you require a chaperone.

Home visits

If you are housebound and need an appointment, we will do a home visit. We will phone you first to understand what you need.

To request a home visit, it’s helpful if you phone your practice as soon after 8am as possible. View your surgery contact details

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Date published: 6th February, 2024
Date last updated: 2nd May, 2024