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When to wear a face covering in Health care Settings

Changes to Covid Guidance and Regulations from 8th June 2022 - Only patients with Respiratory symptoms need to continue to wear a face covering in the surgery. All other patients are no long required to wear a face covering, unless this is a personal preference.

Covid Spring Vaccine Booster

Please ensure your  Mobile numbers are up to date


Hundreds of thousands of people have been invited to book a Spring COVID booster.

Eligible groups for Spring boosters include care home residents, people who are 75 and over and those who are immunosuppressed aged 12 and over.

In line with new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme will contact people when it is their turn to be vaccinated.

Once invited by the NHS, people will be able to book their appointment through the National Booking System either online or by calling NHS 119.  

As the government continues to ease restrictions, I would like to thank all our patients during these very trying 2 years, your patience and understanding has made it possible for the surgery to continue running. The surgery has had to adapt to new ways of working, at a very quick pace, to ensure the safety of both patients and staff alike. That said, I also want to thank all the team here at Gildersome Health Centre, who have worked throughout the Pandemic, they have overcome their own fears and worries to ensure that patients of Gildersome receive the best possible treatment during these stressful times.

Thank you

Dr Steven D’Souza.

We will continue to monitor the ongoing situation and adapt where necessary. Once again thank you for your understanding and continued support in protecting patients and staff of Gildersome

Entering the Building

Until 5pm you can access the building by pressing the PUSH button in the foyer, from 5pm, we have an intercom system in the foyer, to speak to reception and gain access to the building for an arranged appointment, press the intercom on the left hand wall in the foyer.


When you book an appointment, we will ask you a set of questions to make sure you don’t have symptoms associated with coronavirus, including a new continuous cough, loss or change of sense of smell or taste and a high temperature.

If you do have symptoms, you must self-isolate and follow the latest government guidance. – visit 

If you need to order medication, please ring the surgery or order it online.

We are dealing with all other requests as fast as we can, but please bear with us if some of these take a little longer than usual.
For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit

Your NHS is here for you in an emergency.

Please remember that if you, or someone living with you, is experiencing a medical emergency such as a heart attack, stroke or severe bleeding you must ring 999 or go to your nearest accident and emergency department. When accessing emergency services, we will do our best to look after you and make sure you’re seen in a safe and low risk environment. If you have corona virus symptoms let the 999 call handler know or let staff know on arrival at A&E.



Taking Care Of Your Mental Health, please visit the website:



Please find below the CQC link where you can find the information from our latest inspection:

CQC Inspection      


Electronic Prescribing

We can now prescribe prescriptions electronically. Just call in to your preferred Pharmacy and sign up for the service. Once you have a nominated Pharmacy we can send them the prescription electronically, ready for collection.

Please note: If you do not nominate a pharmacy and you wish for a someone else to collect your prescription then you will need to fill a form in at the surgery and list the names of anyone you authorise to collect them.

On-line services:

Register now by coming into the surgery with photographic identification. If you do not have photographic identification it may still be possible to register using our vouching for criteria or security questions. 

Book appointments for GP or Nurse and cancel online.

Order repeat medication.

See your coded medical records e.g. blood test results, x-ray results etc.


Freephone 111

When the surgery is closed you can contact the out of hours service by ringing 111. This number is free from both mobiles and landlines.

Pharmacy First

Go straight to your pharmacist for expert advice and treatment - blocked nose, sore throat, ear ache, fever, cough & cold, teething pains, athletes foot, threadworms, hay fever, thrush, sprains and strains.

Opening Hours

Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more

Repeat Prescriptions

Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page. Find out more

Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more

(Site updated 09/06/2022)
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