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STAFF VACANCIES

DUE TO RETIREMENT AND EXPANSION, WE CURRENTLY HAVE VACANCIES FOR A PRACTICE NURSE, MEDICAL SECRETARY, DATA ADMINISTRATOR AND RECEPTIONISTS.

PLEASE SEE LISTING UNDER JOB VACANCIES FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

 APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE ON A SATURDAY MORNING, PLEASE ASK RECEPTION FOR DETAILS.

We are raising funds for a freestanding BP monitor for use of patients in the waiting room avoiding the necessity of an appointment. If you would like to make a donation please leave with reception or send for the attention of the Practice Manager. Thank you for your support. Cheques should be made out to Combs Ford Surgery.

Care.Data Programme

Patients will be receiving a leaflet through their door in the next few weeks entitled "Better Information means better care".  Please read carefully as this will explain how data will be extracted from GP medical records  for the purpose of improving the planning and delivery of future care.  More information will be available from the patient information line on 0300 456 3531 from the 6th January 2014 or from the NHS England link shown under Care Data Programme on the right hand side of this page. It is also possible to opt out - please complete the relevant form also available under the Care Data Programme section.

 

SURGERY CLOSURE 

FOR ESSENTIAL STAFF TRAINING

on

WEDNESDAY 15TH OCTOBER

1PM - 4PM

IN A GENUINE MEDICAL EMERGENCY DIAL 999

OR FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND ADVICE OUT OF HOURS, DIAL 111

For helpful advice and A-Z of health go to NHS CHOICES website

NHS CHOICES A-Z of CONDITIONS

Welcome to Combs Ford Surgery Online

For those patients wishing further information regarding the sharing of patient information please see the Combs Ford Surgery Statement of Intent below;

Statement of intent; Electronic patient records 

 

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

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND ADVICE

NHS CHOICES

 

 

 

Normal Surgery Hours

Monday to Friday

8.00am- 6.30pm

Pre-booked  appointments only with GP or nurse: 
Sat 08.00-11.00

Outside of Normal Surgery Hours please telephone 
 the Out of Hours Service on

111


Enquiries and Appointments
01449 678333
Visits and Emergencies
01449 678366
Dispensary

01449 676110

Calls are recorded for quality and training purposes.

 

receptionWe 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

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IF USING EMAIL PLEASE ALLOW7 DAYS FOR A RESPONSE

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