WELCOME TO PHOENIX SURGERY
This surgery website is used to present all our patients with up to date news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you.
The Phoenix Surgery in Swindon provides patient-centred traditional 'family doctor' care and is a founder member of the Family Doctor Association. As a service to patients we also offer extended surgery hours on many Tuesday and Thursday evenings for pre-booked appointments.
The practice is open for the registration of new patients living in West and North Swindon, as well as the nearby villages. You will need to call into the surgery to register with us and book a new patient health check.
As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information - the Video Library, Long Term Conditions and Minor Illness sections can be accessed from the links on the right hand side of this page and have literally hundreds of interesting and informative videos available.
NEW PATIENTS WELCOME
We continue to welcome new patients from West Swindon, Central Swindon and Old Town, North Swindon and Wichelstowe.
The area from which we are contractually obliged to accept patients remains the postcode SN5 8xx, but we will endeavour to accept patients from outside of our contractual area, as long as we have the capacity to do so.
NEW APPOINTMENTS CHOICES
We are aware that pre-booked GP appointments are not as quickly available as we would like, although we have shorter delays than many Swindon surgeries. We continue to offer routine appointments with our three GPs, as well as urgent on-the-day and triage via our nurse manager.
We are now trialling ‘Patient Choice’ on appointment length for doctors' appointments - nurse and others are unchanged.
When you book, you will be asked whether you want a standard 12 minute appointment or a longer 24 minute double appointment. The shorter appointment (which is already longer than the government recommended 10 minutes) is suitable for single and simple problems. If you have a list or very complex medical problems, please ask for the double length appointments so that we can try to deal with all your problems in one visit. We ask that our patients use this facility with care, so that we can continue to see as many patients as possible.
PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP
We are hoping to restart our Patient Participation Group - if you are interested in joining please contact our practice manager to discuss . We would encourage our patients to become involved.
ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT YOUR CHILD?
Having an ill child can be a scary experience for parents. If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel more in control. Please click on the link below for a downloadable booklet for parents and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy. (NB – the leaflet is not meant for children who have ongoing health issues such as asthma, heart or kidney problems, or for children who are less than 6 months old.)
USEFUL INFORMATION BOOKLET HERE
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ONLINE BOOKING, PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS AND ACCESS TO MEDICAL SUMMARY
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(Site updated 25/05/2018)