The GP will identify the necessity for urgent appointments. We will ensure that for all necessary cases, urgent appointments will be given at the practice within 24 hours.
For any medical advice, you can also ring NHS Direct on 111 (24 Hours).
Any patient needing urgent treatment outside of surgery hours, please call the out of hours service ON 111.
For EMERGENCIES only – please use A & E Department or Ring 999. This is for seriously ill patients with Injuries and serious complaints (e.g. chest pain).
Missing and cancelling appointments
Please attend your appointment on time. If you cannot keep an appointment, please inform the surgery as soon as possible – 24 hours notice is required to enable a cancelled appointment to be offered to other patients in need and avoid disappointment to many.
Booking routine appointments
Please note that all of our appointments bookings for the GP are now done through our new on line service, E Consult you can access this by visiting our website at www.ambarmedical-lowerfarm.nhs.net, please click the link to E consult, answer the questions prompted with regards to your symptoms, this form will then be sent direct to the GP and the surgery will contact you via telephone before 18:30pm the next working day PLEASE NOTE WE NO LONGER TAKE APPOINTMENT REQUESTS FOR THE GP OVER THE PHONE OR IN THE SURGERY.