72 Gordon StreetBurton-on-TrentStaffordshire, DE14 2JATel: 01283 563175
Online appointments and prescriptions
We are now able to offer online appointment booking and an improved prescription request service. Please visit the surgery to register for these online services.
Please inform us of any change in your contact details immediately. This helps us provide better service and care. You can use the form on the home page of this website or inform us in person.
Please be reminded that the doctor may not be able to effectively deal with several problems in one consultation. You might be asked to book another appointment. Please speak to one of our reception staff if you need a double appointment or there are any queries.
The surgery offers the following services:
The following clinics are available:
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to fill in the travel health questionnaire as early as possible - at least 8 weeks before you travel. The nurse will then telephone you to advise on required vaccines. If they can be done at the surgery, the nurse will be able to book an appointment for you.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the Surgery.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.
If you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).
It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.
You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.
The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.
For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)
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