Doctors are busy all through the day due to increasing variety of tasks and services provided by the practice, home visits should be requested only in exceptional situations such as
- If you are elderly, housebound
- Severely disabled
- Too unwell to come to the surgery a telephone consultation may help to avoid a home visit
If you can attend the surgery the doctor can attend to your illness more efficiently and effectively in a suitable environment
Emergency: In case of severe chest pain/unconscious or collapse state or symptoms/signs of stroke - FAST call 999.