The St James Medical Centre is a modern purpose built General Practice with a healthcare team is made up of seven doctors, and a full quota of reception staff and nursing staff. The practice provides a broad range of General Medical Services, Chronic Disease Management, Antenatal and Postnatal care, Child Health, Rhuematology (joint injections) and has access to counselling services.
St James Medical Centre is currently very happy to register new patients. Please click on How to Registers
Seasonal Flu Open Clinics
A number of groups are considered at risk from seasonal flu such as those aged 65 and over, those with long term conditions such as COPD, DIABETES, HEART DISEASE, HYPERTENSION, some Asthma patients, Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Liver Disease, History of Stroke, those who are immunosuppressed, pregnant or carers. Also children aged 2,3 and 4 on 31/08/2015 are offered the nasal flu vaccination .
There are open flu clinics scheduled for:
Thursday 08th October 2015 11am til 1pm Saturday 10th October 2015 10am-12noon Tuesday 13th October 2015 11 am - pm
Saturday 17th October 10am-12noon Thursday 22nd October 11am - 1pm Tuesday 10th November 2015 11am - 12 noon
PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN PLEASE SPEAK TO RECEPTION FOR A CLINIC APPOINTMENT, all other patients please attend an open clinic.
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A NATIONAL SHORTAGE OF GPS AND THIS IS ALSO A LOCAL PROBLEM FOR OUR PRACTICE.
PLEASE BE ADVISED WHEN CALLING THE PRACTICE THAT YOUR CALL MAY BE TRIAGED BEFORE YOU ARE GIVEN AN APPOINTMENT. HAVE YOU TRIED CONTACTING YOUR PHARMACIST, 111 OR ACCESSING NHS CHOICES ON LINE FOR FIRST LINE ADVICE AND TREATMENT BEFORE CONACTING THE PRACTICE?
WE APPRECIATE YOUR FORBEARANCE AT THIS TIME.
Summary Care Record
Open Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6.30pmClinic/Consultation Times available from 8am to 5.30pm
From 1st June the practice reception will close on one Wednesday per month between 12.30 and 2.30 for staff training.Telephones will still be answered.
Patient information for the Summary Care Record will be uploaded at the end of January 2015. This will enable healthcare staff in NHS organisations across the country to view a record summary with the patients permission. In time patients will also be able to view their own record. Please contact the surgery if you do not want your information to be shared or for more details.