If a patient is housebound (see below) or too ill to attend the practice a home visit can be requested, if possible before 10.30am. Be prepared to give the receptionist details of the problem to enable the Dr to assess the urgency of the request. You may receive a telephone call from a Dr to enable further assessment of the nature and urgency of the problem.
Housebound patients are patients who are unable to go out of the house, e.g. unable to go to the supermarket, hairdressers, lunch clubs, etc. If you are housebound then please inform us and this can be entered on your medical record.