ARRIVING AT THE SURGERY - NEW FROM JANUARY 18th
FOR DISPENSARY RELATED ISSUES
GO TO DOOR BY FRONT HEDGE
- Dropping off prescription - place request in box attached to inside of the door
- Collecting prescription - ring the bell on the table just inside the room
- Prescription queries - ring the bell on the table just inside the room
IN FRONT FOYER
- Place labelled and properly sealed samples in the box just inside the foyer.
ATTENDING APPOINTMENTS, GENERAL QUERIES or LETTER/FORMS
IN FRONT FOYER
- Use intercom to talk to reception
- NO FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENTS CAN BE BOOKED BY ATTENDING THE SURGERY
TELEPHONE SYSTEM UPDATE
Telephones are working. Option 1 will allow queuing up to 30 people.
Option 2 and 3 will only allow one person at a time. if the phone is in use it will cut you off. You will need to try again later.
Advice For Parents During Coronovirus
Children who are between 12 and 15 years of age who are considered as at risk are now being invited by the NHS to one of their sites that are able to administer childhood covid vaccines.
The NHS is not yet inviting those children living with immunocompromised individuals.
The invite and vaccination will be from the NHS vaccination services and will be issued as and when the NHS vaccination site(s) are set up and ready for this group.
The NHS has requested that all routine and non urgent blood sampling be ceased.
names of those requiring routine or non urgent blood tests will be kept and appointments arrangements made once normal service can be resumed
DoctorLink is our new online service where you
Request appointments online
Sign-up is simple and you can create an account here:
The symptom assessment will ask you a number of questions to help to identify your problem.
The outcome of your assessment will direct you to the right treatment, whether emergency care, your GP, nurse or self-care.
If your outcome indicates that an appointment is required at your GP Practice, you simply click on the "request an appointment" button.
Once the request has been submitted, you will then be contacted by the Practice Team, to arrange an appointment within the identified timeframe (as outlined in the outcome of your symptom checker).
The information you provide will be shared with our clinical team (where appropriate) and will assist in providing robust information of your problem to the required clinical team member prior to your appointment.
Welcome to Orchard Surgery
The practice is located in the beautiful village of Melbourn, just a few miles from Royston and the historic city of Cambridge.
The practice has 4 GP consulting rooms, 2 nurse treatment rooms plus 2 general treatment rooms. Our rooms are spacious and well lit.
Our consulting rooms are colour coded and well signposted.
If you, or a family member, have any concerns regarding the Coronavirus and need advice and information, please click the link below.
LOCAL VACCINATION SITES
if you are looking to be vaccinated against Covid find a local vaccination site by visiting
Extra Routine Appointments
In response to patient demand the CCG (NHS) has commissioned the provision of extra routine appointments after 18:30 weekday evenings and during the day on Saturday and Sunday.
Bookable through reception these Routine appointments are available at Comberton Surgery, Nuffield Road Surgery or Royston Health Centre and will be with trained clinical staff who have access to your full medical records.