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.

FLU Vaccinations 2016

The Flu vaccination provides the best protection against an unpredictable virus which infects many people and can cause serious illness and even death each year.  The vaccination is free and recommended yearly for those most at risk of flu.

Eligible patients are:

  • everyone aged 65 and over
  • everyone under 65 years of age who has had a medical condition such as a heart problem, a chest complaint or breathing difficulties including bronchitis, emphysema or severe asthma, kidney disease, lowered immunity due to treatment, liver disease, had a stroke or a TIA, diabetes, a neurological condition e.g. multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or learning disability
  • all pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy
  • all two, three and four year old children
  • all children in school years 1, 2 and 3
  • all primary school-aged children in some parts of the country
  • everyone living in a residential or nursing home
  • everyone who cares for an older or disabled person
  • household contacts of anyone who is immunocompromised
  • all frontline health and social care workers

If you are aged 70, 71, 72, 73, 78 or 79 on the 1st September 2016, you will also be offered a Shingles vaccination at the time of your flu vaccination, as per the Department of Health recommendations.  For further information, please refer to the NHS Choices website www.nhs.uk

If you would like a Flu/Shingles vaccination please call and ask a member of our reception team to make you an appointment at the surgery.

Important information about surgery closure times during 2016/2017

Please note that this surgery will be closed for important staff training from 3pm on:-

Tuesday 8th November 2016

Tuesday 13th December 2016

Tuesday 28th February 2017

For repeat prescriptions, test results or booking routine appointments, please contact the surgery the following day.

For urgent medical problems during these times, please call

0345 601 0244

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

Friends and Family Test

Patient Newsletter - October 2016 - November 2016

IT / Electronic Patient Records Statement of Intent

Changes to the appointment system - Telephone Triage explained

GP Average Earnings

Support for patients aged 60 years and above living in Potton

Please click here for additional surgery news & Information

The NHS is constantly in the news. Here are some interesting articles to contribute to the debate:

Some new posts on the privatisation debate!

How much does Boris owe the NHS?

The privatisation plans for the next two years

The EU and the NHS

Trying to make sense of Jeremy Hunt's Select Committee appearance and here

In his own voice: Jeremy Hunt's book on the NHS

Big US corporations, the NHS and the junior doctors contract

24/7 NHS

Allyson Pollock's TED talk on the privatisation of the NHS


Potton Surgery
Brook End, Potton,
Sandy, Bedfordshire,
SG19 2QS

General enquiries and appointments
01767 260340

Gamlingay Surgery
Stocks Lane, Gamlingay, Bedfordshire, SG19 3JR

General enquiries and appointments
01767 651544

Compliments & Complaints

If you would like to provide us with any comments or suggestions or if you would like to know more about our complaints procedure please click here

Patient Participation Group

The practice is actively seeking new members for our Patient Participation Group (PPG).  The group consists of patients registered at the practice and practice staff.  They meet on a regular basis and advise and support the practice on new initiatives.

If you would like to become a member of the PPG, please contact our Practice Manager, Nicola Gauge on 01767 260340.

PPG Information Page

Out of Hours cover

(18:30 – 08:00)

Please call:

0345 601 0244

For further information on the Out of Hours service please click here