Welcome to Combs Ford Surgery Online
Combs Ford Surgery serves the population of Stowmarket as well as some of its surrounding villages.
Our team includes 7 GPs, one nurse practitioner, five senior nurses, three health care assistants as well as our practice managers, medical secretaries and reception / administration staff.
Combs Ford Surgery is part of the Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group - for more information go to www.ipswichandeastsuffolkccg.nhs.uk
Our Senior Partner will be retiring in the summer of 2014 and therefore we are actively looking for his replacement. Please see Job Vacancies for more details.
STAFF TRAINING; THE PRACTICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR STAFF TRAINING ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS
Tuesday 11th March BETWEEN 1-2pm,
Thursday 15th May and Wednesday 25th June BETWEEN 1PM -4.30PM
for medical assistance during these times, dial the normal surgery number for information and for a genuine medical emergency dial 999
Normal Surgery Hours
Monday to Friday
Pre-booked only surgery:
Tue 07.00-08.00 & Sat 08.00-11.00
Outside of Normal Surgery Hours please telephone
the Out of Hours Service on
Enquiries and Appointments
Visits and Emergencies
Calls are recorded for quality and training purposes.
We offer a full general practice service including health promotion clinics for diabetes, asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), heart disease and high blood pressure. We also offer minor surgical procedures on site. We have an on-site dispensing service for any of our patients living more than one mile away from a pharmacy / chemist.
At Combs Ford Surgery, we aim to treat all our patients promptly, courteously and in complete confidence.
24/7 - We offer an online booking system for Doctors appointments. Please see Further Information or speak to a receptionist to obtain a password.
Patients are also able to book via the automated telephone system by dialling 01449 678333 and pressing 1. This will enable you to book, cancel or check an appointment.
Please note that it is not possible to book Nurses appointments online or on the automated telephone system due to the complex and varied appointment types ie smears and vaccinations. Please contact Reception on 01449 678333 who will be able to help you. Thank you.
Very important note about email communication:
DO NOT USE EMAIL FOR URGENT COMMUNICATION OR FOR ANY MEDICAL / CLINICAL ISSUE
EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE
IN A GENUINE MEDICAL EMERGENCY DIAL 999
WHEN IT IS LESS URGENT DIAL NHS 111
IF USING EMAIL PLEASE ALLOW7 DAYS FOR A RESPONSE
(Site updated 25/02/2014)