27th May - Bank Holday
Both surgeries will be closed all day on Monday 27th May.
4th June - Closed for Staff Training
Both surgeries will close for the rest of the day at 12.30 on Tuesday 4 June 2019. A list of the proposed dates for staff training in 2019 can be found on our Opening Times tab, or by clicking here. If you need urgent medical advice whenever the surgery is closed - please call 111.
Prescription Price Increase
As from 1st April 2019 prescriptions will be £9 per item. Prepayment certificates for 3 months will be £29.10 and for 12 months they will be £104.00
Over The Counter Medicine - change on prescribing
In May 2018 the CCG confirmed change on prescribing of Over the Counter Medicines. For more info please see this leaflet Over the Counter Medicines
NHS Prescription Ordering Line
Patients are now able to order their repeat prescriptions directly via the Local Gloucester Service NHS Prescription Ordering Line on 0300 421 1215. Please note that our Dispensary won't be able to take any repeat prescription orders via the phone any longer.
Changes to Monday Emergency Surgeries
From 16th April 2018 emergency appointments on Mondays (for problems that can't wait until the next available routine appointment) can be booked on the day, either by telephone from 9am onwards, or by calling into either surgery to make the appointment. These emergency appointments will be at Yorkley Health Centre.
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
The GDPR applies from 25 May 2018. For more information please look below in the separate GDPR link and/or Practice Policies .
Improved Access to GP & Nurse Appointments
Did you know that there are now extra GP and nurse appointments during normal hours and additional appointments at one of the Forest of Dean surgeries between 6.30 pm and 8 pm on weekdays and also on Saturday mornings?
This is part of the Improved Access Scheme organised between the Forest surgeries.
Click here or contact reception for further information.