Welcome to Preston Road Surgery
Here you will find information about our Surgery, services that the Surgery offers, and health advice.
We are located in the seaside town of Weymouth on the south coast of England.
We aim to provide a comprehensive, personal, professional service to all our patients.
We are open to new NHS patients and would like you to join our surgery. If you live within our practice area please go to our registration page for more information on how you can become a patient at our surgery.
If you would like to book an appointment with a doctor please telephone the surgery between 08.30 to 18.30 on 01305 832203.
Please see our opening times page for further information on when each doctor is available.
If you need medical advice or attention when the surgery is closed please call 111. The NHS 111 service is free to call although if calling from a pay-as-you-go mobile you will need at least 1p credit.
If you have a life threatening emergency call 999
You can also find further information of the services we offer in our Practice Booklet.
CLOSURE OF ABBOTSBURY ROAD SURGERY
Following the announcement in October that Abbotsbury Road surgery will close at the end of March 2019, all patients registered with the surgery will receive a letter by 11th January 2019 advising them which local practice will be responsible for providing them with primary care services in the future and when the new arrangements will start.
Patients’ new practices will have full access to both their health records and any repeat medication that they currently receive.
Patients’ from Abbotsbury Road will be transferred to their new practice throughout January, February and March and we will be welcoming patients to both Royal Crescent & Preston Road Surgeries.
The Partners and
practice team have spent time planning to welcome these patients. A
variety of additional resources are being put in place, welcome events
are being held for our new patients and opportunities for all patients
to access care in new ways will become available through ongoing
innovation and collaboration.
Practices are also organising welcome sessions for new patients. Details of these will be included in the letters.
Anyone who is unable to attend but have questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0333 241 2495.
New Patients - We would like to welcome you to our Open Day on
Tuesday 5th March between 13.00 – 14.30
at Preston Road Surgery
This will give you an opportunity for you to meet the team providing your care, receive information, register for services, ask any questions you have and have a tour of the facilities if you wish.
We look forward to seeing you there.
The Surgery will be CLOSED from 3.30pm on Thursday 21st March for Staff Training.
If you require medical attention during this time please call 111. If you have a life threatening emergency call 999.
We apologise for any incovenience this may cause.
We are pleased to present our new website page for Young People, Parents and Carers.
Click the link below to find out more..
The NHS Friends and Family Test
We would like your feedback on the care or treatment we give you any time you visit your GP or have contact with the practice. It doesn't take long.
You may receive an automated text message to your mobile phone after your appointment asking for feedback, please take the time to reply.
All feedback is greatly appreciated and will be used to help us continue to improve our service to you. All feedback is anonymous.
You can also complete a paper Friends and Family feedback form and post this anonymously in the Friends and Family post box, situated in the waiting room.
Please visit www.nhs.uk/friendsandfamily for further information.
Giving you more choice in accessing GP services
The practice is pleased to advise you that it is now possible to view your detailed coded medical record and medical summary online via SystmOnline.
Through SystmOnline you can:
- Book Appointments
- Request repeat prescriptions
- View your detailed coded medical record, summary record, blood test results, medication, allergies and adverse reactions.
If you have already registered for our online services, please click on the link below to book an appointment, request your medication, or request to view your detailed coded medical record.
If you would like to register for SystmOnline please personally bring in to reception one form of photo ID and a letter confirming your current address, or download the registration form here.
Health & Social Care Information Centre
Information about you and the care you receive is shared, in a secure system, by healthcare staff to support your treatment and care. How your information is used and shared is controlled by law and strict rules are in place to protect your privacy. We need to make sure that you know this is happening and the choices you have. Please read the leaflet and the FAQ for further information.