Welcome To The West Common Lane Teaching Practice

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Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use Patient Access you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

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Christmas Opening Times

West Common Lane
Dorchester Road

Christmas Eve - 8:20-12:45, 13:20-16:00
(open for emergencies only until 18:00)

Christmas Day – Closed

Boxing Day – Closed

27th December – Open as normal, 8:20-12:45, 13:20-18:00

New Year’s Eve – Open as normal, 8:20-12:45, 13:20-18:00

New Year’s Day – Closed

2nd January 2019 – Open as normal, 8:20-12:45, 13:20-18:00

In case of a medical emergency during 12.45am – 1.20pm, please call 01724 877744 and press option 1.

West Common Lane
Teaching Practice

Christmas Eve - 8:20-12:45, 13:20-16:00

Christmas Day – Closed

Boxing Day – Closed

27th December – Open as normal, 8:20-12:45, 13:20-17:15

New Year’s Eve – Open as normal, 8:20-12:45, 13:20-17:45

New Year’s Day – Closed

2nd January 2019 – Open as normal, 8:20-12:45, 13:20-17:45

In case of a medical emergency during 12.45am – 1.15pm, please call 01724 877744 and press option 1.

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Contact our practice via our online consultation

If you would like to be able to receive a message back in response to your query, it is important that you register with the service. If you sign in as a guest the system does not allow for 2 way messaging between you and the practice.

This website provides online facilities such as booking and cancelling appointments, registering, and ordering prescriptions. It also contains a vast range of health information and resources, along with practical information on visiting the surgery.

We hope you find the website useful and informative.

News from The Carers Support Service

Please click here to read the September to November newsletter from the Carers Support Service.

It's full of information, handy tips and much more.

We hope you find it useful.

About our practice

West Common Lane Teaching Practice was first opened in July 1991 by Dr Chris Hall and Dr Andy Lee. Since then there have been many changes with the most notable one happening in February 2015 when the surgery took over the care of Dr Balasanthiran’s patients.

Dr Chris Hall has since retired but Dr Andy Lee is still a partner with Dr Francisco Terreros, Dr Kyle Hall and Dr Laura Thomas who became a partner on April 1st 2018.

Our list size is currently in excess of 8000 patients and continues to grow.

Repeat Dispensing

The practice is in the process of switching patients whose medical condition is described as stable by the GP to repeat dispensing.

Repeat dispensing is a new way of getting your medicines without having to ask the GP for a prescription each time.

If you would like more information, please speak to a receptionist or click here.

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