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Saturday 3rd NOVEMBER at Child Okeford Surgery 8.30am to 12.

Please ring your surgery to make an appointment if your are 65 and over or in an at risk category-

  • pregnant women
  • children and adults with an underlying health condition (particularly long-term heart or respiratory disease)
  • children and adults with weakened immune systems




  • 29th January 2019 from 3.30pm - 6.30pm
  • 7th March 2019 from 3.30pm - 6.30pm

During this time if you require urgent medical attention, please ring NHS 111

If you have a life threatening medical emergency, please dial 999



Dorsets Vision

Pressures in the NHS

You have all seen the problems in the news about A&E departments.  In order to help

You have all seen the news regarding the crisis in A&E departments nationally, in order to encourage patients to choose the correct service for their needs please see the leaflet below.

There are minor injury units locally, Blandford 01258 394078, Shaftesbury 01747 851535 . They can treat non life threatening injuries such as lacerations, sprains, soft tissue injuries and simple fractures. Give them a call before you attend to check on opening times.

Choose well leaflet

Drugs and driving - The Law

Dorset CCG Need for Change Jan 2015

Appointments available to book on-line.

SystmOnline is available to patients as an app for iPhones, iPads and other Apple devices running the iOS operating system. The app is listed on the App Store and is free to download. To download the app, search for "SystmOnline" in the app store. For android device users this app can be found on Google Play.

Patients can use their existing SystmOnline login details to access the online services offered by your organisation via the app. "

Please ask at reception for details on how to book appointments on-line.

On-line appointments are for non-urgent appointments only please contact the surgery for urgent appointments in the normal way.


LMC Patient Leaflet




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