COVID-19 Vaccination Update
We are continuing to call patients in for their second vaccinations.
Make your choice
Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning
The data held in your medical records is shared with other healthcare professionals for the purpose of your care. The same information is also shared with other organisations to support healthcare planning & research.
If you do not want your personally identifiable patient data to be shared outside of your GP practice for purposes except your own care you can opt-out by either clicking on the link below or picking up a form in reception https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/ . Please avoid calling the surgery to discuss this as all information is on the attached link.
General Practice Data for Planning and Research: NHS Digital Transparency Notice - NHS Digital
Updates From Straight Road Surgery
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.
We are open and if you need to see a GP, please ring us on 01708 343281. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 6.30pm.
Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment or have been asked to do so by a member of staff.
You can also call NHS 111 or use eConsult (please see details and link below).
If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch.
Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come to the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. These measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.
- online via services (outlined on this page)
- arrange for a pharmacy to order and collect
- put your request in writing and post
GP appointments - telephone consultation only. Should you need an examination then the GP may ask you to come in for a face-to-face appointment..
Nurse appointments - telephone and face-to-face depending on the appointment type.
Entry - if you are permitted entry to the surgery you will be required to wear a mask, please bring your own. Hand sanitiser will be available for your use. You may be required to have your temperature checked.
Communication with the Surgery
Online admin and medication queries: eConsult (outlined on this page)
Intercom: We have recently installed an intercom for use. We ask for your patience after pushing it as staff may already be on the phone dealing with other patients. Staff will be with you as soon as they can.
Please keep yourself updated on the latest on coronavirus by reviewing the pages set out below:
Information For Parents And Carers With Children At School
Please follow the link below for the latest information from the government
Face Covering / Mask Exemption
From 24th July 2020 everyone is required to wear a face covering when entering a shop or business. This is in addition to public transport. If you feel you are unable to wear a mask then please visit www.keepsafe.org.uk/mask and download an exemption card. It is NOT the responsibility or role of the Surgery to issue patients with a letter or certificate.
Coronavirus Medical Certificates
If you are in isolation or are following advice from the NHS and the Government because of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and require evidence for your employer then please use the PDF or follow the NHS 111 link below.
NHS 111 isolation note - https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/
Coronavirus Medical Trial
PRINCIPLE Trial - follow the link to see if you are eligible to help in this clinical trial
Online access may be the best answer!
See below to get the latest information about our services available for our patients!
Try the new NHS App!
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use Patient Access you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp
Visit www.patientaccess.com and register today to book appointments, request repeat medication, control your nominated pharmacy and see some of your medical record online from the convenience of your mobile device.
For more information on this new service please click the following link for a video on what this service can mean for you!
We can automatically send you SMS appointment reminders and you can cancel the appointment quickly and easily by replying to the message, this can be done free of charge via the app.
Visit www.mjog.com/messenger for more information and to download the Android or IOS app which makes responding to reminders even easier.
For this appointment reminder system to be effective you need to ensure that we have your correct mobile number. If you change your number, or if you have any other reason to believe we have an incorrect number, please let the Surgery know as soon as possible.
Please go to Survey Report and select CQC April 2016.
Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more
Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page and complete the online form. Find out more
Like To Register?
New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more
(Site updated 09/08/2022)