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      Tollerford Practice     
Pound Piece Surgery 
Tunnel Road Surgery
 tollerford.surgery@dorsetgp.nhs.uk
01308 861800

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Welcome to The Tollerford Practice

 

Pound Piece & Tunnel Road Surgeries

 

 

Welcome to our website. We are a caring health care team based in two separate sites, Pound Piece and Tunnel Road. Patients are registered at one of the surgeries according to their geographical area

(see Practice area maps).

 

 

 

The Tollerford & Bridport Merger:

for information on the merger, click here.

 

 

 

Pound Piece Surgery

Pound Piece, Maiden Newton, Dorset

DT2 0DB [map]

Reception: 01308 861800 

Fax: 01300 320399

Tunnel Road Surgery

24 Tunnel Road, Beaminster, Dorset

DT8 3AB [map]

Reception: 01308 861800

Fax: 01308 863781


 

Receptionist Vacancy

 

We have a vacancy for a full-time receptionist. This post closes on the 14th August.

For more information, please click here.

 

 

 

CORONAVIRUS

 

The main symptoms of Coronavirus are:

 

 

 

High temperature:

this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature

 

New, continuous cough:

 this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

 

Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste:

this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

 

To protect yourself and others, please do not come into the surgery if you have any of these symptoms.

 

Please note: a sick note is not needed for self-isolation.

 

 

In line with Public Health England guidance, all non-essential services have been suspended.

If you require an urgent appointment, please fill out an eConsult or contact the surgery. We are currently experiencing a very high volume of calls, please use eConsult where possible.

 

 

Please keep in mind that those who will still be attending the surgery are the most vunerable members of our community, such as those with cancer or who are immunocompromised.

If you are required to attend the surgery, please do not bring anyone else with you where possible. If you do bring anyone, they will be required to stay outisde of the surgery.

 

 

Please do not stockpile medication. There are currently measures in place to ensure continued supply of medicines to surgeries and pharmacies, but these will be strained if there is undue pressure put upon them.

 

CERVICAL SCREENING

Please be aware that we are now taking bookings for Smear Tests. If you have had a delayed/cancelled appointment or a letter inviting you for a Cervical Screening Test, please contact the surgery via eConsult, email: tollerford.surgery@dorsetgp.nhs.uk or via telephone: 01308 861800.


CHILD IMMUNISATIONS

Routine vaccinations for babies and pre-school children are continuing as normal.

 

It is important to go to your appointments unless you, your child or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus.


Vaccinations usually given in schools are being rescheduled.

 

MEDICATION COLLECTION

Please note: prescription collection from Pound Piece & Tunnel Road is only available between

9am-11:30am & 3:30pm-6:00pm

 

 

MASK EXEMPTION CARDS

From 24th July everyone will have to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets in England.

There are some legitate reasons why people may not be able to wear a mask. To find out more information and to download or print an exemption card if appliciable, please visit: https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/card

The government website also has more information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own

 

Please be aware that once you have informed Reception that you have arrived for an appointment, you will be asked to wait in your vehicle and the clinician will come and get you when they are ready.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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WE HAVE UPDATED OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Please view the updated policy here


Would you recommend us?

Take the NHS Friends & Family Test

 

 

 

STAFF TRAINING DATES - SURGERY CLOSED

 

Complaints, Comments and Suggestions

  

 

Please click headlines for a link to further information

 

 

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