Dr Geeves illness and a guide to NHS Services

Dr Nolan Geeves became unexpectedly unwell just before Easter and is likely to be off work for at least 2 months. As a result there will be greater pressure on appointments over the next few weeks. We are working with Surrey Heartlands CCG and putting contingency arrangements in place to compensate for these circumstances and we thank you for your patience.

Please see below for a breakdown of levels of care and available NHS services that you can access, and under what circumstances they are suitable:

Self Care at Home:

  • Over the counter medication:
    • Minor cuts and grazes.
    • Bruises and minor sprains.
    • Coughs and colds.

Pharmacy:

  • No appointment needed:
    • Minor illnesses.
    • Headaches.
    • Stomach upsets.
    • Bites and stings.
    • Allergies.

0-19 Years advice line:

  • Call 01883 340 922 08:00 – 17:00 (Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays):
    • Advice on child health, development and parenting.
    • Families with children 0-19 years.

NHS 111:

  • 111.nhs.uk or call 111, 24 hours a day:
    • Non emergency concerns.
    • Advice on appropriate services.
    • Out of hours GP.

GP:

  • Contact your practice online or by phone:
    • Persistent symptoms.
    • Chronic pain.
    • Long term conditions.
    • Unusual lumps, bumps.

Minor Injuries Unit:

  • Serious non-emergency conditions:
    • Minor broken bones.
    • Cuts and grazes that won’t stop bleeding.
    • Bangs to the head.

Emergency Department (Accident and Emergency) and 999:

  • Medical Emergencies only:
    • Blacking out.
    • Broken bones.
    • Serious blood loss.
    • Traumatic injuries.
    • Choking.
    • Chest pains.