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Welcome to Chard Road Surgery Website. We aim to provide a high standard of medical care in a friendly and professional manner.  We have produced this website to provide you with information about the way the Practice is organised and the services that are provided directly by Practice Staff, or by other members of the Primary Health Care Team.  Services will, by necessity, change from time to time, please do not hesitate to telephone the Practice to check the current position.

**Patient Data Page**

We have added a **NEW PAGE** to our website titled, ‘Patient Data’, please navigate to this page to read important information regarding Data Extraction.

Newly Registered Patients

To register with the practice contact Reception who will provide you with the necessary forms and Practice Leaflet.  In order that we can establish your current health all newly registered patients should make an appointment with the Practice Nurse for a new patient health check and with a clinician, if on current medication, as it normally takes a few weeks for your previous medical record to be forwarded to us.

Click here to check your Postcode in our Catchment Area Tool

You will be registered with the practice as a whole and will be assigned to the list of one of the partners.  When making an appointment you may request a consultation with the Doctor of your choice.

Temporary Residents

We are always happy to see any relatives or friends staying with you if they need a Doctor or Nurse. They will need to fill out a short form for the information to be returned to their own Doctor. Please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment to allow time for completion of the necessary forms.

Access to the Surgery for Disabled Patients

The Surgery is fully equipped for disabled parking, access and toilet facilities. Please inform Reception if you are unable to manage the stairs, they will arrange for you to be seen downstairs.

The Practice is committed to creating a fully inclusive and accessible service.  By making equality and diversity an integral part of the business, it will enable us to enhance the services we deliver and better meet the needs of our Patients and Staff.

We will treat people with dignity and respect, promote equal opportunities and eliminate all forms of discrimination regardless of (but not limited to) your race, nationality, religion or belief and family status.

**Launch of NHS 111**

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The NHS 111 telephone number will shortly be introduced into our Practice area.
Download the following leaflets for more information
NHS 111 Leaflet
NHS 111 FAQ
You can also go to the website by clicking on the image above

People who call NHS 111 with an urgent health issue that is not an emergency, are prioritised and routed to the most appropriate care based upon the symptoms they report. The call-handler steers patients towards a range of care options from self-care through to Nurse Clinicians, GPs, Urgent Care Centres and Accident and Emergency Departments, whilst also having the capability to pass calls directly to the ambulance service in the event of an emergency.

NHS 111 is a free-to-use number which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 111 is an alternative to 999 which should be used for non-emergency health problems.