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To book an appointment contact reception on 01252 371715

diary You are registered with the practice and are free to consult any doctor within the practice but it is in your own interest to consult with the same doctor during an illness.



The following is a guide to help you understand the appointment system at Southwood Practice:-

  •             Day Only Appointments— Available on the day for routine, non-urgent and follow-up appointments.

  •             Telephone Advice— Available on the day for urgent advice requests. Reception will take your name and telephone number and the GP will call you back.

  •            Evening Appointments—For all routine, non-urgent and follow-up appointments especially suitable for those who have difficulty attending appointments during the day. These appointments can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance and are able to book with reception. These are not suitable for emergencies.

  •            Telephone Appointments— Bookable in advance to speak to a GP rather than attending an appointment. These appointments can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance and are able to book with reception.

 Quick Reference Appointment Guide

We respectfully ask that when you contact the surgery for a Day Only Appointment, where possible, call between 08:30—11:00am daily. This will assist the Practice in managing the efficient running of the Practice and our appointment system.


calendar Click Here to book/cancel your appointment online

Appointments are routinely 10 minutes and doctors feel that they can adequately deal with one problem or concern during this time. If you have more than one problem please book a 20 minute appointment.

Pages reviewed: October 2017 rc


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