THE FERNS MEDICAL PRACTICE
FARNHAM CENTRE FOR HEALTH
HALE ROAD
FARNHAM
SURREY
GU9 9QS 
TEL: 01252 723122
 

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

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Important News
IMPORTANT PATIENT INFORMATION – PLEASE READ
There will be essential maintenance and upgrade to our clinical computer system on THURSDAY 1st MAY 2014
This will affect:-
  • APPOINTMENT BOOKING Appointments after 1st May will not be available to book until Tuesday 15th April 2014
  • REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS Please make sure you order your prescriptions early as there will be a reduced service week commencing Monday 28th April 2014
  • EMIS ACCESS – Online appointment booking & medication requests: This facility will be unavailable from 24th April to Thursday 8th May 2014
  • TEXT MESSAGING This service will be unavailable week commencing 28th April 2014.
  • 1st MAY 2014 Appointments and services will be limited to emergency cover only Appointments will not be available until 10am but there will be a doctor available to speak to if you have a medical emergency

We hope to minimise any disruption to the service we provide and apologise for any inconvenience caused

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We are delighted to announce that Dr Elizabeth Burrin will be joining the practice on 1 July 2014.  Dr Burrin will be responsible for those patients previously registered with Dr Al-Assadi.  Some of you may already have met Dr Burrin when she was working at the practice in January, February and March

 

 

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Welcome

Welcome to The Ferns Medical Practice, Farnham.

Please take time to look over our new website.   If you are a patient of our practice you will find an abundance of useful information about the practice and the services we provide, as well as how to contact us, order a repeat prescription and how to book an appointment on line.   If you are looking for a new GP practice in the Farnham area, we hope that this website gives you a clear view of both the services we offer our patients, and also an introduction to the people who work in the practice and a feel of our philosophy of providing care to you.

We are an NHS medical practice offering a full range of GP services to patients in Farnham and the surrounding areas.   We are a group of seven GPs who work together as a team, along with four senior nurses to provide a full list of primary care services in our fully equipped Health Centre and in the community.   Our aim is to provide you with an efficient, effective and professional service, whilst at the same time ensuring that you receive a personalised service so as to make you feel both comfortable and confident in receiving first class health care.

The practice prides itself on offering full family medical services, and also welcomes patients from all walks of life.   We have a strict diversity policy and do not discriminate against any group or individual based on age, disability, race or sexuality.
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The Practice provides an Extended Hours Service.   

On Wednesday and Thursday evenings, there are late evening appointments available. These are routine pre-bookable appointments for patients who find it difficult to get to the Surgery during our normal working hours. There will normally be 12 appointments each evening provided by 3 of the Partners. Please contact the Surgery as normal to book these appointments. 

Please note that after 6.30 pm the Surgery will not be able to deal with urgent new cases.  From 6.30 these will continue to be handled by the NHS 111 service. 

There will also be additional late evening appointments available on the Tuesdays after Monday bank holidays.If you have any questions on this service, please contact the Surgery.

         

 

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This practice has an Equal Opportunities Policy.
It is our policy not to be judgemental regarding the lifestyle, ethnicity or sexual orientation
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We are happy to help patients from all groups in society and will try to give the best care to everyone equally.

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