Welcome to Greensands Medical Practice
The doctors and staff welcome you to Greensands Medical Practice. We provide a wide range of general medical services from our two premises in Potton and Gamlingay.
Both sites have easy wheelchair access.
Please explore our website to find out more about us and what we can offer.
New Practice Nurse
We are delighted to welcome our new Practice Nurse Alicia Ilett to the surgery. Alicia will work at both the Potton & Gamlingay Surgeries.
BANK HOLIDAY OPENING TIMES
We will be closed on the following Bank Holidays
Good Friday 14th April 2017
Easter Monday 17th April 2017
May Bank Holiday Monday 1st May 2017
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 201
Please ensure that we have your repeat prescription slip to process if you require medication over this period
In an emergency please telephone 111
INCREASE IN NHS PRESCRIPTION CHARGES
The Government has decided that NHS prescription charges will increase to £8.60 per item from 1 April 2017. Pre-payment certificates will not be affected by this change.
Please click here for more information
CHANGES TO THE OUT OF HOURS SERVICE
With effect from 30th March 2017
On 30th March 2017, the new Integrated Urgent Care Service will take over in Bedfordshire and Luton which incorporates NHS 111 and the Out of Hours Service. The new Service will be run by Herts Urgent Care.
NHS 111 is available for patients who need medical advice in a non-life threatening situation out of hours.
Patients can access the new Out of Hours Service by telephoning 111Monday to Friday between 6.30pm-8.00am and 24 hours during the weekend and on Bank Holidays.
Patients will speak with a Clinical Advisor who will assess the patient, both clinically and socially. The patient will either be given telephone advice, a face to face appointment or a home visit.
If a patient requires a face to face appointment, they will be allocated an appointment at one of the locations listed below:-
- Biggleswade Hospital, Potton Road, Biggleswade
- Bedford Hospital, Kempston Road, Bedford
- Town Centre GP Surgery, Luton
- Leighton Buzzard Health Centre
- Priory Gardens Surgery, Dunstable
- Highlands, Flitwick
PLEASE NOTE: The current Out of Hours telephone number
0345 6010244 will not be in use from 30th March 2017.
Surgery News & Information
Patient Online - For information on our Patient Online services (including access to view a summary of your medical record
and/or your detailed coded record) and to download an application form for an online account click here
NHS Prescription Charge Increase - The Government has decided that NHS prescription charges will increase to £8.40 per item from
1st April 2016. Pre-payment certificates will not be affected by
this change. For more information on prescriptions and pre-payment certificates click here
Patient Newsletter - April 2017 - May 2017
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