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Appointments

The main surgery opening hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 6:30pm.

When you ring for an 'appointment', the receptionist will ask you for medical information including:

  • The reason you would like clinician advice and what you are wanting to achieve from contacting us.
  • Your Symptoms.
  • Whether your request is urgent.
  • Whether or not you have sought advice from www.nhs.uk / a pharmacist first.
  • Any Covid-19 contact.

If you have been advised to get medical advice.  One of our Health Professionals with contact you by telephone.
Reducing the spread of infections, reducing stress and minimising travel.

You can also get medical advice from us online



Our Nurse Practitioners, Anne Reed and Esme Hadley are highly trained specialist nurses. They have undertaken additional medical education in order to provide advanced nursing care and to prescribe medication.

Nurse practitioners can provide advice for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor for in the past. Their main areas of expertise are in the management of common illnesses and long term conditions.

The nurse practitioners can triage you request, make a diagnosis and provide advice and treatment including a prescription if required. They can make referrals to hospital doctors or other health care professionals and can consult the GP's about your care when necessary.

Please consider the following list of symptoms and conditions and consider a telephone consultation with an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

Conditions that the Prescribing Nurse can Treat

Anne

Esme

Acne

P

P

Acute Asthma

P

P

Bites And Stings

P

P

Boils/ Carbuncles

P

P

Burns/ Scalds

P

P

Catheter Support and Management

 

P

Cellulitis

P

P

Chest Infection

P

P

Conjunctivitis / Red Eye

P

P

Constipation

P

P

Contraceptive Pill Checks

P

P

Cough Symptoms

P

P

Earache / Ear related Problems

P

P

Eczema/ Dermatitis

P

P

Emergency Contraception

P

P 

Haemorrhoids/ Piles

P

P

Hayfever

P

P

Head Lice/ Scabies

P

P

Heartburn

P

P

HRT Repeats

P

P

Impetigo

P

P

Medication Reviews

P

P

Oral Contraception/ Delaying Periods

P

P

Phlebitis

P

 P

Rashes / Skin Complaints

P

P

Soft Tissue Injury/ Sprains

P

P

Threadworms

P

P

Throat infections

P

P

Thrush-Oral/ Vaginal/Nappy Rash/

Vaginal Discharge

P

P

Uncomplicated Urine Infections – Female

P

P

Wound Infection

P

P

 

Saturday Appointments 2020

The Doctors’ Surgery is operating as a hub in the Thirsk area to provide extended alternate Saturday mornings from 08:30-12:00 in partnership with the Heartbeat Alliance, through their Better Access programme. 

These telephone appointments provide access to GPs, ANPs, a Physiotherapist and a Clinical Pharmacist for minor illness and medication reviews.

We also have face to face appointments to see Kelly the Practice Nurse and one of our HCA for blood tests. 

Are you suffering from back / spinal / neck / elbow / wrist / hand / hip / knee /ankle pain?
Shoulder pain on movement, Sports injury or Trapped nerve type pain?
Instead of requesting contact with a GP - Please check with physiotherapy if you eligible for a 30 minute telephone /video appointment available every other Saturday.  Appointments available to book online.

The clinics are available to patients from all practices in the local area, not just those registered with this practice.

25/07/20
08/08/20
22/08/20
05/09/20
19/09/20
03/10/20
17/10/20
31/10/20
14/11/20
28/11/20
12/12/20

The Doctors’ Surgery is operating as a hub in the Thirsk area to provide extended opening alternate Saturday mornings from 08:30-12:00 in partnership with the Heartbeat Alliance, through their Better Access programme. 

These telephone consultations provide access to GPs, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Health Care Assistants and Clinical Pharmacists for minor illness and medication reviews. The telephone consultations are available to patients from all practices in the local area, not just those registered with this practice.



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