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GP ILLNESS - Dr Hazard is currently on long term sick leave and not expected back to work until mid-2020. Currently Dr Papina is covering her clinics.

Dr Mark Gorvin - Dr Gorvin will be leaving the practice at the end of November. His patient list will be distributed among the other GPs. If your usual GP is Dr Gorvin and you'd like to select another GP please email whccg.charltonhillsurgery@nhs.net

Dr Abbie Lear - Dr Lear has now completed her training and has joined us as a salaried GP. She will be working three days a week, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 

Dr Jemma Street - Dr Street has recently joined us to complete her GP training. She started seeing patients in August and will be with us until the end of July 2020.

Dr Lucy Pyle - Dr Pyle is now on maternity leave having given birth to a boy and we expect her to return to work in September 2020. 

HOW MANY GPs DO WE HAVE? We are often asked how many GPs we have, but the real question should be what is the GP patient ratio? As of July 2019, we have 13,200 patients, 55 GP sessions a week (there are two sessions a day), and each WTE (whole time equivalent) GP has a list of 1,900 patients, which is significantly below the Hampshire average of 2,300 patients. Our aim is to better this ratio and have WTE GPs with 1,850 patients each.

Charlton Hill Surgery Charitable Trust. see link on right hand side of this page for more details.

INFORMATION on 0 to 18 years health. Very useful site http://www.what0-18.nhs.uk/

LEARNING DISABILITY FRIENDLY. We have been awarded Learning Disability Friendly status. This means all our staff have completed appropriate training and the clinical services that we provide for patients with Learning Disabilities have been recognised by our commissioners as being of a very high standard.

EAR WAX REMOVAL SERVICE. We are now hosting a private ear wax removal service. To book an appointment click here

Do you want information on local healthcare support services? If so Mid Hampshire Directory of Services is the best place to start.

CQC - Last Inspection 1 November 2017 - Report now published. click here

GET HAMPSHIRE WALKING. A new initiative to promote walking locally. For more information click here. And for more information on fitness classes and activities in general click here

Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).

The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines.  Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.


NHS charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • Prescription (per item): £9.00
  • 3-month PPC: £29.10
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104.00

If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC. 

A PPC can be purchased by phone, online or by post, and the 12-month PPC can be purchased by direct debit instalments.

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website

 
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