Flu vaccination clinics are appointment only this year and are now bookable on-line or by telephoning reception (appointments currently available from October). We are currently sending sms and telephone invitations for all eligible patients. Please do make sure we have your correct contact details. If we do not have your telephone details we will be sending a letter.
Please note primary school children will have their nasal flu given to they by their primary school.
Our aim is to make it easier and more convenient for patients to see a GP by providing more appointments at surgeries across the Berkeley Vale area. These appointments are called Improved Access Appointments. The appointments can be offered to patients registered with one of the Berkeley Vale Improved Access Surgeries which includes The Chipping Surgery.
Improved Access Appointments
Monday to Friday Evenings and Saturday/Sunday Mornings
Please phone or call in to the surgery and we will book you directly
Improved Access Clinics are held at the following Surgeries:
Chipping Surgery, Wotton Under Edge; Culverhay Surgery, Wotton Under Edge
Walnut Surgery, Dursley; Acorn Surgery, Dursley
Cam/Uley Surgery, Cam/Uley; Vale Hospital, Dursley
Weekday appointments available between 4pm and 7.45pm
Weekend Appointments available between 08.30am to 12.15pm
Long Term Conditions
We are pleased to be introducing a new way of caring for our patients with long term conditions, this includes patients with Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD etc. We will invite patients to make an appointments at the surgery in the month of their birth. On your first visit we will complete all the necessary tests and screening required; you will then have a follow up appointment with a Long Term Conditions nurse to ensure your personal condition/s are fully assessed and kept under control. Please do not book appointments for Long Term Conditions reviews using the on-line service. Please phone 01453 842214 and press option 1 - the reception team will be able to advise you which tests/screening are required and book the correct appointments for you.
NB.If your conditions have changed or you feel unwell you must continue to contact the surgery in the normal way.
GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation: How we use your Information at The Chipping Surgery.docx
Please click on the link above to find out the strict rules which we adhere to when dealing with your data.
PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK FOR GUIDANCE ON:Online services guides on website.pdf
NEW Systmonline BOOK a GP appointment.pdf
NEW Systmonline ordering repeat prescriptions.pdf
Ordering repeat medication as a Carer.pdf
Cancelling your Appointment
If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact us as soon as possible by:
Phone : 01453 842214 - press Option 1
on-line notification using your system on-line log in.
Missed Appointments for October 2019
GP: 48 appointments (12hours and 15 minutes)
Nursing: 88 appointments (17 hours)
HCA: 31 appointments (4 hours and 15 minutes)
Illness or injury and not sure where to turn?
Click on the following link to help you identify your symptoms and get self-care advice or to find a service near to your area, when to use it and their opening hours.
You can download the App to your phone for future reference.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
Out of Hours' Service
In the event that you need a doctor when the surgery is CLOSED Please call NHS111. A full range of healthcare options can be found at:
For 24 hour advice and information telephone 111.
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(Site updated 21/11/2019)