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14th May

NHS Prescription Charge from 1 May 2024

From 1 May 2024 the NHS Prescription Charge increases to £9.90 per item.

If you regularly pay for NHS prescriptions you can save money by paying for them in advance with Prescription Prepayment Certificates. These can be purchased from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) website, the PPC Telelphone Order Line on 0300 330 1341 or from selected pharmacies,

See here for more details.

14th May


Measles cases are rising. Whilst the increase in measles cases has been seen mostly in the West Midlands so far, we know that the infection can spread quickly. That's why it’s important to know the symptoms of measles, what to do when you or your child might have measles, and how you can get protected against measles with a Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination course. You can find out more about measles here.

Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious problems in some people. Measles can be prevented with the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination – a vaccine that’s available for free on the NHS. The MMR vaccine can prevent you from getting measles. All children in the UK are offered two doses of the MMR vaccination by the NHS as standard. But you can also have your MMR vaccines at an older age if you haven’t had them in the past.

If you haven’t had your MMR vaccinations or are unsure, please contact our Reception team for a vaccination appointment. Alternatively, there are also a number of walk-in vaccination clinics running locally, no appointment needed. You can find out more about measles and local walk in vaccination clinics on your local NHS website.

21st Nov 2023

Out-Of-Hours Dental Service

If you are unable to access your own dentist in an emergency, please call 111.

Dental Access Centres (for patients not registered with a dentist)

  • Huntingdon: 0300 555 6667 option 1
  • Cambridge: 0300 555 6667 option 1
  • Peterborough: 0300 555 6667 option
11th Apr 2023

Free Service supporting People living with Type 2 Diabetes (Healthy Living)

Healthy Living is a free, online NHS programme that supports people to live well with type 2 diabetes.

It includes information and advice about:

  • type 2 diabetes
  • eating well
  • becoming more active
  • how to look after your body and mind
  • other NHS services and support
  • living with diabetes, including driving, working and travelling

You can use the Healthy Living programme whenever suits you, and for as long as you need - there is no limit to access so you can learn at your own pace. It can also be used alongside any other diabetes programmes or education you may be taking part in.

Find out more and sign up

26th Aug 2022

Appointment Reminders via Text...

This service has now resumed. Please make sure we have the correct mobile number on your records to be able to receive these texts.

Face to face consultations require you to arrive on time at the surgery. 

Telephone consultations: As outlined on the message you'll receive, an approximate time of call will be given and we ask for your patience whilst awaiting for the call. 

It is really important to please remember to cancel/rearrange any appointments you can no longer attend. 


26th Aug 2022

Private Medicals

We are now pleased to again be offering this service. Please contact the surgery on 01223 810030 for further information or to arrange your appointment. 

hospital waiting
18th Jul 2022

Hospital Waiting Times

The Covid19 pandemic has added to the strain on all NHS services. As a result of this, waiting list times for outpatient and specialist appointments and procedures have increased for everybody. 

We appreciate that this can cause worry and uncertainty about when you will eventually receive an appointment. The practice has no direct access to the hospital appointment lists.

If you have been referred by your GP/are waiting for :

  • An outpatient appointment
  • An appointment for hospital tests (eg scans)
  • A date for an operation or other treatment
  • A follow-up from your hospital team

You can now use the new NHS My Planned Care platform that is available online and will provide direct access to the latest average wait time for appointments and operations for local hospitals, as well as helpful advice and support for patients whilst they wait.

NHS My Planned Care is updated weekly, is easy-to-use and has ‘open access’ which enables carers, friends, relatives to also access information on someone else’s behalf.

Alternatively, patients who have already been in correspondence with hospitals regarding their planned care can also contact the relevant department or service. Details of which can be found on previous letters patients will have received or by contacting the hospital’s Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).

Only call the practice if your condition has genuinely deteriorated, when you will be reviewed by one of the clinical team and appropriate action can be taken in regard to your care.