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Abbey House Surgery
Golding Close, Daventry, Northants, NN11 4FE
Monksfield Surgery
Wimborne Place, Daventry, Northants, NN11 0XZ

Opening Times

Abbey House Surgery
Mon, Tues & Thurs:
8.00am - 8.05pm
Wed & Fri:
8.00am - 6.30pm

Monksfield Surgery
Mon - Fri:
8.00am - 6.00pm

Appointments

Surgery Hours

Abbey House Surgery
Monday 8.00am - 8.05pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 8.05pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 6.30pm
Thursday 8.00am - 8.05pm
Friday 8.00am - 6.30pm

Monksfield Surgery
Monday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm

Accessing your Doctor - how to book an appointment

All GPs provide daily telephone consultations and lots of queries, results of tests, requests for advice etc can be dealt with in this way. Many people don’t need to come into the surgery to be seen at all; their problem can be dealt with by telephone. This gives their Doctor more time to see those people that need appointments in the surgery.

All our GP consultations, face to face and telephone, are bookable up to four weeks in advance either via our Online Services or you can book over the telephone with our Telephone Triage Administrators. For more urgent problems, we aim for you to be able to see a GP within forty eight hours, although this may not be your own GP.

 When you phone to book an appointment, you will be asked by the Telephone Triage Administrators to give a brief description of what your health problem is; you don’t have to give this information if you prefer not to, but if you do it will enable you to be given the most appropriate appointment – please help them by providing any information you can.  In accordance with our usual practice, any information you provide will be treated with the strictest confidentiality and all calls will be answered away from the patients’ waiting area.

If your condition can be dealt with by our Clinical Assessment Nurses, then you will be offered an appointment with them if appropriate.

All patients are entitled to have a chaperone present for any consultation, it is preferable if you could request this at the time of booking.

Messages can also be left via your GP’s Secretary. Calls will not routinely be put through to the GP as this interrupts consultations with other patients.

Please note that incoming and outgoing telephone calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Telephone Triage Administrators telephone number: 01327 877770

Please be aware that to use our Online Services you will need to collect your login details from the surgery, with proof of identification. For more information please see our Information Page.

Doctors Schedules

Please download our Doctors' Schedule to see when the Doctors' availability throughout the week.

Out of Hours Appointments

If you require medical attention when the surgery is closed, please use the NHS 111 service.

Call 111 if:

  • you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency
  • you think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
  • you don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
  • you need health information or reassurance about what to do next

If you have difficulties communicating or hearing, you can use the NHS 111 service through a textphone by calling 18001 111.

For many problems telephone advice may be all that is needed. When a consultation is required, you may be requested to go to the out of hours centre at Danetre Hospital in Daventry or to the Highfield Clinical Care Centre in Northampton.

In certain circumstances you may be advised to attend the Accident and Emergency Department directly.  Home visits are only for those patients who are genuinely unfit to travel.

Please leave non urgent problems until the surgery is back open.

If a health professional has given you a specific phone number to call when you are concerned about your condition, continue to use that number.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, continue to call 999

For more information about NHS 111, please visit the NHS Website - 111 Information Page.

Surgery Closures for Staff Training Days

Dated: 16-Dec-16

The Surgeries are closed for Training from 12.30pm on the following dates:

2017

  • 10th May
  • 14th June
  • 12th July
  • 13th September
  • 11th October
  • 8th November
  • 6th December

If you require medical attention when the surgery is closed, please telephone NHS 111 to speak to a fully trained adviser, who will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, then give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you straight away to the local service that can help you best.

For more information about NHS 111, please visit the NHS Website - 111 Information Page.

Cancelling an Appointment

Your can cancel your appointment in the following ways:

Please be aware that to use our Online Services you will need to collect your login details from the surgery, with proof of identification.  For more information please see our Information Page.

  • Via telephone on our cancellation line number 01327 708566 - please leave your name, date and time of the appointment you wish to cancel, along with the name of the GP/Nurse you were seeing.
  • Via our Telephone Triage Administrators on telephone number 01327 877770.

Home Visit Requests

Requests for home visits should be made before 10.00am via the GP’s Secretary. 

We are happy to visit patients who are too ill to attend the surgery, but are unable to visit patients who are fit to attend but have transport difficulties. 

Please remember that attending the surgery means the problem can be dealt with more effectively, as the GP can carry out a more thorough examination or arrange any necessary investigations.

Read more about home visits over the holiday period.

Nurse Appointments

Our Practice Nurses in the Treatment Room undertake many procedures, including:

  • Ear irrigation
  • Cervical smear tests
  • ECG'S
  • Dressings

We also have Nurses who specialise in specific disease areas such as diabetes, heart, epilepsy and respiratory, as well as running clinics for:

  • Family planning
  • Leg ulcers and dopplers
  • Smoking cessation
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Travel vaccinations (including Yellow Fever)

Clinical Assessment Team Nurses

Our CAT Nurses are experts in minor ailments and can diagnose, treat and prescribe as necessary for conditions including:

  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Sore throats
  • Ear complaints
  • Eye infections
  • Skin conditions
  • Rashes
  • Minor urinary conditions
  • Gastric upsets
  • Allergic reactions
  • Common childhood illness
  • Any minor illness/injury

Telephone and face-to-face appointments are bookable via our Telephone Triage Administrators.

Health Care Assistants

Our Health Care Assistants support our Nursing Team and carry out procedures such as:

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Hearing tests
  • Blood tests
  • New patient health checks
  • Pre-clinic checks
  • Urinalysis
  • Weight and height.

If you would like to book an appointment with our Nurses or Health Care Assistants, please do so via our Telephone Triage Administrators.

Other Appointments

We also offer the following appointments :

  • Wellbeing (Katherine Dwyer, Georgina Bayliss, Peter Brown)
  • Minor surgery (Dr Matthew Davies, Dr Alexander Wennekes, Dr Jonathan Maxwell and Dr Ono Esan)
  • Liquid nitrogen (Cryotherapy) (Dr Tom Leyden and Dr Francis Somerset)
  • GP diabetic clinics (Dr Anne Redpath and Dr Jonathan Maxwell)
  • Toe nail removals (Dr Jonathan Maxwell)
  • Coils and nexplanon (Dr Anne Redpath, Dr Victoria Cole, Sue McEwen, Linda O’Brien)
  • Chlamydia screening
  • Midwives appointments
  • Medicals

Text Message Confirmations and Reminders

A text messaging service is available for confirmation and reminders of your appointments- other healthcare alerts will be added to this facility in due course. Should you wish to be included in this new service, please advise the Receptionist who will add the appropriate consent to your medical records.

In order for this to work for you, please ensure we have an up to date mobile telephone number on your records, and also be aware that it is your responsibility to advise us should you change your mobile number.

Named Accountable GP

All patients will be allocated to a GP; to try to ensure everyone has good access to our services we allocate new patients to our GPs on a rota basis.  Spouses and children of existing patients are registered with that patient's GP where this is both requested and feasible.  You have a right to express a preference of GP, in writing or in person, to the Practice Manager and we will make every attempt to accommodate your request or provide you with details of why your request cannot be met.