Welcome to Hollygreen Practice
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
Please note that there may be some conditions that you do not need to see a GP for as a Pharmacist can help you with minor health concerns, and offer clinical advice and over the counter medicines for a range of minor illnesses, such as coughs, colds, sore throats, tummy troubles and aches and pains.
If symptoms suggest it is something more serious, pharmacists have the right training to make sure you will get the help you need. For example, they will tell you if you need to see a GP.
Pharmacies can give treatment and advice about a range of common conditions and minor injuries, such as :
* Aches and pains
* Sore throat
* Skin rashes
* red eye
If you want to buy an over the counter medicine, the pharmacist and their team can help you choose.
Many pharmacies offer extended opening hours in the evenings and weekends. Ask at your local pharmacy for further details.
If you already have a prescriptions and urgently need the medicine and it is out of hours you should be able to get your medicine from any pharmacy as long as they have it in stock. Use the NHS pharmacy service search (https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-pharmacy) to find other nearby pharmacies and their opening hours. By clicking on "narrow your search", you can select different opening hours, such as early, late or weekend opening.
If you would like to speak to someone first, call NHS 111 free of charge by dialling 111 on your mobile or landline. The person you will speak to will be able to look up an out of hours pharmacy or another NHS service in your area.
You can also use the NHS walk-in-centre service search (https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/other-services/Walk-in%20centre/LocationSearch/663) tp find your nearest walk-on centre as these can sometimes dispense medicines after a consultation.
If it's a real emergency and you've tried the above unsuccessfully, use the service search to find your nearest accident and emergency unit (https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/other-services/Accident-and-emergency-services/LocationSearch/428)
The practice premises are Disability Discrimination Act (2005) compliant and are easily accessible for all wheelchairs users. All patient areas are easily located on the ground floor at all our sites.
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(Site updated 04/08/2020)