Welcome to Southbourne Surgery
This practice is experiencing disruption to normal services as a result of increased Coronavirus activity at the present time.
We have moved to telephone triage with no pre-bookable appointments and are only able to offer a limited service for non-urgent matters.
Regular updates will be posted here.
If you have a new continuous cough and / or a high temperature please self isolate for 7 days. DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY OR CALL THE SURGERY. You can self manage symptoms at home, there is no need to call 111, unless you are having medical difficulties which you cannot manage at home. Please use the online checker to assist your decision making 111 online covid-19 symptom checker
For other urgent problems, please call the surgery and the emergency triage team will assist you. Please be aware that both the reception team and the triage team are exceptionally busy, and we apologise in advance for any delay in taking your call. If your problem is life threatening, please dial 999. Please DO NOT send any photos of ailments to the surgery unless a doctor requests you to do so.
Want to know whether you should self isolate or see a health professional about coronavirus symptoms? Do not come to the surgery, please use the 111 online Covid-19 service to find out what to do next
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(Site updated 30/03/2020)