Orchard Surgery, Melbourn has now moved to a triage first situation. No appointment will be given until your situation has been assessed by a clinician.
If you have a FEVER or COUGH of recent onset. DO NOT ATTEND A MEDICAL FACILITY.
In the first instance self-isolate – for 7 days if you live alone
- For 14 days with all household members
If you need further advice or your condition gets worse phone 111
Prescriptions are being processed as normal with a two working day turnaround. Preferably order online otherwise drop your request off at the Practice.
- HOME DELIVERY SERVICE IF AVAILABLE IS PROVIDED BY THE PHARMACY WHO DISPENSES YOUR PRESCRIPTION
- WE ARE ONLY PERMITTED TO PROVIDE A DELIVERY SERVICE FOR DISPENSING PATIENTS
ATTENDING THE PRACTICE
At the Practice there is an intercom in the foyer that is connected to reception. They will offer advice as to any access queries.
WINDOW TO THE LEFT OF MAIN ENTRANCE for prescription requests or collections.
We will be holding our first flu clinic for patients who are 65 or over on Saturday 10th October at Melbourn Village College.
For patients Under 65 and in a at risk group we will be holding a Flu Clinic on the evening of Wednesday 28th October .
Please telephone Reception to arrange your appointment, all patients will be required to have a time slot to attend.
When arriving for your appointment please can you wear a short sleeve top and have a face mask.
If you’re 50-64 and don’t normally get a flu vaccine, you will be offered one if there is enough vaccine after vaccination of higher risk groups.
This won’t happen until November, so please do not contact the practice now, we will contact you later.
If you are over 70 years of age and have not already had a shingles vaccination, you may be eligible for one, unless you have any conditions which are not compatible with the vaccine.
Please phone the surgery to check eligibility and book you appointment.
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.
Advice For Parents During Coronovirus
Self Isolation Advice
Please see the link below for advice on self isolation for patients with & without symptoms of infection.
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.