Changes to our Phone System wef 3 Oct 19
Following patient feedback we have removed call queuing from our appointment line. Should you experienced an engaged tone please redial.
Flu - over 65s and At Risk Groups
All eligible patients should by now have received a letter of invite to attend one of our 19-20 flu clinics or ring to make appointment for your vaccination. If you haven't received notification please ring the Practice to check.
Results Line & General Enquiries Line Changes
Results Line will now be available from 3.30pm to 4.30pm - Monday to Friday. General Enquiries Line available 8.30am to 4.30pm - Monday to Friday.
Practice ClosureTraining Wed 25 September 2019 from 1pm
The Practice will be closed for training from 1pm on Wednesday 25 September. If you require medical assistance please contact North Down & Ards Doctors on Call Service on 02891 822344.
Sexual Health Screening
Did you know you can have a sexual health check up without neeing an intimate examination? This will involve a urine sample/self taken swab for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea as well as a blood test for HIV and Syphilis. Sexual Health Appointments now available to book online. Please ring or ask at Reception for your online access code (you will need to provide Photo ID).
Patient Self Referrals
New access for patients to self refer to Podiatry/Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy - see "Patient Self Referrals" page on right hand side of website.
Winter Pressures GP Campaign
Patients in Northern Ireland are being asked to consider a new three-step guide to help alleviate pressures in general practice.Particularly over the winter period, GP practices across the region are under immense pressure. As part of a new campaign, the Royal College of General Practitioners NI (RCGPNI) Patients in Practice Group is urging members of the public to think about how they can help ensure everyone has access to the services they need. 3 Before GP Campaign
Killynether Patient Survey Report 2018-19
Antibiotics - Needed or Not? Website Advice
(click on link on right hand side for more information)
BOOKING APPOINTMENTS ONLINE
From 1st July 2016 patients will be able to book appointments online via our website.
In order to register for this service you will need to request a PIN number from the surgery.
You can request your PIN in person from reception or via the telephone.
You will be required to come to the surgery to collect your PIN
Your PIN will be issued along with an instruction sheet to assist you with the registration process.
As the number of patients registering for the service increases we will release a larger number of online appointments.
When We Are Closed (see Latest News)
When the surgery is closed North Down & Ards doctors on Call Service is operational. A message giving their contact details will be on the normal surgery number or they may be contacted directly on 028 91822344.
Please remember this service should be reserved for emergencies only. Should you see a doctor out of hours you own doctor’s surgery will be notified.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Planned closures 2019- into 2020
18th March 2019 St Patricks Day
22nd & 23rd April 2019 Easter Holidays
6th May 2019 May Day Bank Holiday
27th May 2019 Spring Bank Holiday
12th July 2019 The Twelfth
26th August 2019 Summer Bank Holiday
25th & 26th December 2019 Christmas Day, Boxing Day
1st January 2020 New Years Day
Training Days for Essential Staff /GP Training from 1pm
Wednesday 25 September 2019
Thursday 28 November 2019
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Wednesday 26 February 2020
Thursday 2 April 2020
Wednesday 13 May 2020
Prior to all closure days please order your prescriptions in plenty of time