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Thorneloe Lodge Surgery29 Barbourne RoadWorcester, WR1 1RUTel: 01905 726444
Tue 11:40 am – 12:30 pm, by appointment. To discuss baby’s weight, progress or your concerns.
Appointments automatically sent to patients.
Tues afternoons. Appointments sent to parents.
Appointments sent to patients.
Normally Friday mornings with a qualified nurse. Other smear appointments are available
Appointments available with female GP
Make an appointment with a GP.
With a nurse. Initial travel assessment needed, you must have completed a travel form beforehand.
GP will arrange - Wednesday Afternoons.
Information and help can be found by clicking the link below
Pregnancy Stop Smoking Services - are operating in Worcestershire.
Home Visits only (anywhere in Worcestershire) Tel: 0800 622 6968 Monday to Friday 09.00 - 19.00. Weekends 10.00 - 14.00.
Patients will be sent invite letter if eligible, or contact the surgery for details.
Please request an appointment with a nurse for:
Services such as medicals, insurance proposals, certificates, insurance claims, holiday vaccinations are Non NHS Services and chargeable. Please enquire at the surgery or by phone for costing. Please allow up to 3 weeks for completion of forms, certificates, claims or reports.
Private Non-NHS Work
Please note that all Private Non-NHS work is chargeable.
GPs will always attempt to assist patients with letters and the completion of forms but a charge will be made.
In most circumstances they are not required to do Non-NHS work.
Please ask at Reception for further details or see Non-NHS Services Charges on the Waiting Room Noticeboard
Available by ringing 01905 726444 and select Option 2 after 10 am. Proof of identification might be requested. Receptionists are not qualified to interpret results and can only give you the doctor’s comment.
Sometimes the doctor will write to request that you come in to discuss the results.
Before asking for results please leave:
Did you know that you can now self refer to the following services, without needing to see a doctor:
Physiotherapy Self Referral
Healthy Minds Wellbeing Hub Referral
Thorneloe Lodge Surgery are please to work with Age UK (Worcester & District) providing free help and advice to our patients regarding a wide range of issues including:
(*Charges may be applicable)
Age UK Clinics are held at Thorneloe Lodge Surgery every 2nd Tuesday in the month.
Please call the Practice on 01905 726444 for further details.
Tuesday 14th January 2020
Tuesday 11th February 2020
Tuesday 10th March 2020
Tuesday 21st April 2020
Tuesday 12th May 2020
Tuesday 9th June 2020
Tuesday 14th July 2020
Friday 11th August 2020
Tuesday 15th September 2020
Tuesday 13th October 2020
Tuesday 11th November 2020
Healthwatch is an independent consumer champion - giving the public, patients and users of health and social care services in Worcestershire a voice.
Have your say about the local health and social care services in your area. Healthwatch will use your experiences to build a true picture of health and social care services in Worcestershire.
Healthwatch would like to know what you think about going to the Doctors, especially about making appointments and visiting the surgery. You can complete a short survey here.
For further information about Healthwatch Worcestershire, please contact:
Queen Elizabeth Drive
What is abuse?
Abuse is when a person does something to somebody that hurts physically, emotionally
or causes distress.
This may be done on purpose, but sometimes the person who abuses may not realise
what they are doing is wrong. This person could be someone you know, a friend or
family member or it could somebody you have never met before.
Below is a link to Safeguarding Awareness and what to do if you suspect abuse.
Keeping People Safe from Abuse
Thorneloe Lodge Surgery is always looking for ways to improve the services it offers to patients. To do this effectively, the practice needs to know what you think about the services you receive. Tell us what we do best, where we don’t meet your expectations plus any ideas and suggestions you may have. Only by listening to you can the practice continue to build and improve upon the service it offers.
A copy of our Complaints and Comments Leaflet can be downloaded here:
Complaints & Comments Leaflet
If you have any illness lasting seven days or less you do not require a doctor's sickness certificate. Your employer may require you to complete a self-certification form called an SC2 which is available from the HMRC website or you can click on the link below to download a form.
Self Certification Form
If you are off work for more than seven days due to illness, 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.
The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note may 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 (from where this information was sourced)
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