We have made the decision to shut our prescription box inside the surgery to reduce the risk of spreading the Covid-19 virus. We do have a dedicated email address specifically for patients to email their requests through, or you can telephone and speak to one of our reception team. The email address is;
We also encourage the use of our online services and also the e-consult facility on our website which enables you to consult with the GP.
We are sorry for any inconvenience caused but patient safety is our main priority at this time.
Fremington Medical Centre Covid-19 Update
Thank you to all our patients for their understanding during these unprecedented times.
As of Monday 23rd March, please do not come into the surgery unless you are asked by a clinician to attend. All routine reviews will be carried out by telephone. We are setting up an isolation room which will be accessed via the back of the building. Anyone with any fever that needs to be clinically assessed will be asked to attend that room and given instructions on how to gain access.
Prescription requests should be sent electronically or requested via a pharmacy, we will not be issuing paper scripts so please ensure you have a nominated pharmacy for electronic prescribing. We cannot process any early prescription requests so please don’t order your medication early. They will be returned to the pharmacy or emailed back to you if you do.
Sick/fit notes for any Covid-19 will be issued via NHS 111 online and not via GP surgeries. Please do not ring us for a sick/fit note if you have to self isolate or have the virus.
The latest advice for patients is always on the NHS website.
Changes to Online Booking
We are temporarily suspending online bookings, for face to face appointments only, including routine GP, blood test and warfarin appointments, due to coronavirus concerns.
You will still see telephone appointment bookings online if they are available. We are still offering face to face appointments at the surgery and have not reduced the number of these available. These can be booked by contacting reception.
We hope you understand this is so we can screen everyone for their travel history to ensure all our patients and staff stay safe.
You can read more on the NHS website:
Here is a video about how eConsult works
Accredited Armed Forces veteran friendly GP Practice
The surgery is now an accredited Armed Forces veteran friendly GP practice. This means that as part of the health commitments of the Armed Forces Covenant, we have a dedicated clinician who has a specialist knowledge of military related health conditions and veteran specific health services This is important in helping ex-forces to get the best care and treatment.
If you are ex-forces, please get in touch to ensure you are getting the best possible care.
(Site updated 31/03/2020)