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Referral delays

Referrals continue to be made by GP's but please be aware that unless they are urgent there are long waiting times.  Referrals are being triaged and validated by the relevant specialty and as services are restored patients will be contacted with appointment dates (virtual or otherwise).  Only if your condition deteriorates or changes should you contact a GP.


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are still having to restrict patients’ access to the Practice in order to protect patients and staff, this means we do not have routine appointments available to book online.
We are running a telephone triage system for GPs and Minor Illness and are only seeing patients that have been asked to attend by a clinician, or if booked into a specific clinic such as Smears, Dressings, Immunisations, Blood Testing and this list will grow as we are permitted to offer more services.
If you have a problem that cannot wait or need to book in for any of the above services then please phone the surgery. When your call is answered, please be prepared to give as much information as possible to the receptionist who will then arrange for a clinician to call you or book you into the appropriate clinic.
If you need to order medication, you can post your repeat order slip in the Practice letter box on the outside wall by the bicycle shelter. We do recommend you download the NHS App if you have a smart phone where you can order all repeat medication as well as view test results, medical history and book appointments alternatively you can phone Prescription Ordering Direct.
Please DO NOT order medication early as requests will not be authorised unless they are due.

Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use Patient Access you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to

COVID-19 coronavirus

For information on the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms go to the Public Health England website

Do not come to the Medical Practice if you think you have COVID-19.  If you need advice go to 111 online.  If you think you have COVID-19 and need urgent medical attention ring 111 or in an emergency 999.

Arriva have a downloadable self-exemption card that can be used on their public transport. Please use this link for helpful information and guidance including how to print a self-exemption card:

A message from all the Partners at Bridgnorth Medical Practice

 ‘Thank you to all our patients for following national advice and guidance in the challenging times we are facing as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. We can see the benefit that following the guidance has had, both locally and nationally, with the reducing rates of infection.  

Thank you too for your generous donations of cakes and gifts. They have helped our morale immensely! 

We would like to assure you that the Practice is "open for business" although in different ways to usual. However, for the foreseeable future consultations will be by phone call or using other technology such as video calls. This is in line with national guidance and our temperature checks at the door will remain. Please respect these as they are for everyone's safety. 

We would also like to reassure our population that throughout the epidemic we are maintaining regular contact with and support for our most vulnerable, especially our local care homes who have weekly calls and, when appropriate, visits to review patients.’  

Keep safe, stay alert and follow social distancing! 


Important information about smear tests

We are pleased to announce that the labs are now taking cytology samples and therefore we can re-start smear tests.
If your smear test is due please ring the surgery to make an appointment on 01746 767121

Blood Tests

Blood testing has changed, you now need an appointment for ALL blood tests.  To book an appointment you must ring the central booking service on 01743 492510.  Please do not go for your blood test unless you have made an appointment as you will be turned away.

Flu vaccine

Book your flu vaccine now if you are over 65 years of age or fall in to the eligible high risk groups listed on our home page


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