Hill, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1UY
Dr Ewart Lewis
Dr Ian Bye
Dr Robin Blenkarn
Dr Alistair Smith
Dr David Kempson
Dr Sarah Atherton
Dr Samantha Boden
Tel: 01453 764222
Fax: 01453 847994
Please note that the online repeat prescription form will soon be ending. If you want to continue ordering repeat prescriptions online you will need to sign up for EMIS Access. If you do not register you will NOT be able to order prescriptions online.
We now offer the facility to book your appointments, order your repeat prescriptions and view a summary of your medical record (which includes immunisations, medications, allergies and any adverse reactions) online via EMIS Access.
To use the online service please visit the surgery’s reception desk with a form of photographic ID and a proof of your current address (this must be a current utility bill or a bank statement) and we will issue you with your registration details.
Please note that this facility is only offered to patients that are over 18 years of age and we are unable to issue registration details to anyone who is not present when the request is being made.
If you have any questions please call the surgery or enquire at the reception desk.
EMIS Access - click here for online services
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SHINGLES VACCINE 2013
A shingles vaccine will soon be available. We have placed our first order and await delivery.
Eventually it is hoped that this will be offered to all patients aged 70-79 but initially, as not many vaccines will be available to us, we have been asked to vaccinate patients who are aged 70 AND 79 years of age. The purpose of offering it to our patients who are 79 is so that they are vaccinated before their 80th birthday when they will no longer be eligible for the vaccination. As we will have only a small supply of vaccines given to us, please wait to be called for your vaccination. This is part of a national programme and therefore we are bound by the guidance on who we vaccinate. We await further guidance on vaccinating our patients who are aged 71 to 78.
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.
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We are open Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 6.30pm (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
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