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Hill, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1UY
Dr Ewart Lewis
Dr Ian Bye
Dr Robin Blenkarn
Dr Alistair Smith
Dr David Kempson
Dr Sarah Atherton
Dr Jane Austin
Dr Samantha Boden
Tel: 01453 764222
Fax: 01453 847994
We have made some changes to our appointment system that aim to make it easier for you to see your GP. Also, our very experienced Specialist Triage Nurses now offer face-to-face consultations that you can book directly with our reception staff. They both prescribe and can see patients who may have such things as chest, throat or bladder infections or conjunctivitis. They can also offer emergency contraception. If you are in doubt as to whether they could help you please do not hesitate to ask our reception staff for help.
Patient Participation Group
We are currently setting up a Patient Participation Group to
assist us in shaping certain aspects of our service. If you think you may be
interested in getting involved, please telephone our Practice Manager, Jenny
Vallely on 01453 764222 for more information.
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that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful
(phone line opens 8.00am).
We do offer some pre-bookable, routine appointments with the GPs outside our normal surgery hours; please enquire at reception.
Locking Hill Practice is derived from two single-handed practices: one based in
Uplands and the other at the 'Top of the Town'.
doctor for Uplands in the 1920 - 1930s was Dr Whitley. His successor in the late
1930s was Dr Royal who retired in December 1962 and was succeeded at that time
by Dr Lamb.
joined his practice in the 1930s and was based at The Chestnuts, Hollow Lane.
end of 1963 the two practices joined in partnership but continued to work from
separate premises, Dr Newton at The Chestnuts and Dr Lamb at a purpose-built surgery
attached to Brookfield House, Lansdown. After a couple of years it was decided
to close the surgery at Hollow Lane and all practice work was conducted from Brookfield
House. During that time Drs Lamb and Newton were joined by Dr Bamford and later
by Dr J L Dod.
the practice moved to the Health Centre at Beeches Green, being joined by Dr Gillian
Dod and, on the retirement of Dr Newton, by Dr Voss.
increasing numbers of patients and extreme pressure on available space it was
decided to move out of the Health Centre into the purpose-built Locking Hill Surgery
Practice News and Notices
FLU VACCINATIONS! Our flu clinics are now under way so please contact reception to make an appointment. You qualify for a free vaccination if you are over 65, suffer from asthma or other respiratory disease, diabetes, chronic heart, liver, kidney or neurological disease, your immune system is supressed, if you are a carer or if you live in long-term residential care.
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