Dr Jane Hone has joined Langley Medical Practice on Tuesday mornings, Wednesday all day and Friday mornings. She has a special interest in paediatrics, women's health and mental health.
We are pleased to announce Sam Bhide, an advanced physiotherapist joined the Langley team in September. She is available on Monday afternoons and Thursday mornings. A First Contact Physiotherapist assess, diagnose and manage musculoskeletal problems. If you have joint or muscular pain i.e. strains, sprains, muscle or joint pains or stiffness you can make an appointment with Sam, she is best placed to assess this instead of booking in with a GP. Sam can refer for physio treatment, provide exercises, refer for x-ray or onward referral to an orthopaedic specialist as appropriate. You can self refer to see her by speaking to our reception team. NHS colleagues in Somerset have put together this useful video to explain the role of a First Contact Physio: What is a First Contact Physio?
We have received a limited number of flu vaccines for 50-64 year olds, please telephone the practice if you would like to arrange an appointment.
If you are 18-64 and have a health condition which puts you at risk from the flu and were previously invited in October, we have a small amount of vaccines left, please contact the surgery to book an appointment.
We have plenty of over 65 vaccinations, so please call the practice to book in if you are eligible.
Patients eligibility criteria:
Please note Dr Davies is now known at the Practice with her married name Dr Judd.
After 29 years, Dr Benney our senior partner, is retiring from Langley Medical Practice! After starting her career in Surbiton at our previous Oakhill location in 1992, her last working day with us will be Wednesday 26th August 2020.
We are sure both patients and the team here would all agree, she has been the most conscientious and caring doctor most of us have had the pleasure and privilege of knowing. She has always gone above and beyond the usual expectations for a GP. Her energy, compassion and attention to detail (but perhaps not her IT skills), will all be greatly missed. Over the years she has been instrumental in developing and improving both patient care and the team within the practice. We hope she now finally gets the opportunity to relax, perhaps finds time to fit in one more fitness class, and continues baking those delicious lemon drizzle cakes!.
If any patient wishes to send a retirement message to Dr Benney please feel free to email the practice at SWLCCG.LMP@nhs.net Please note: We are unable to accept gifts due the COVID-19 pandemic.
We welcomed Dr Parson back from maternity leave at the end of March 2020. We thank Dr Rachel Allen for covering maternity leave.
We are pleased to welcome Dr Jo Llewellyn-Davies to the team from 7th January 2020 as a GP Partner. She will be working Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Dr Chetan Shori joined Langley Medical Practice in September 2019, and appointed a GP Partner in October. His working days are Monday, Thursday and Fridays.
It is with great sadness I have to inform you that following a period of ill health, Dr Dan Fish passed away in hospital on Wednesday 13th November 2019. Dan was a highly respected GP and our colleague and friend for many years and the whole Langley team is absolutely devastated. We ask for your understanding at this very difficult time.
Our sincere condolences go to all of Dan’s family.
We politely request patients do not to ask the team for details, we will continue to honour his privacy.
Please register on the new online system Patient Access. All patients will receive an SMS text message when an appointment is pre-booked at least 24 hours prior to your appointment.
We have a SMS text system which allows patients to cancel their appointment by text providing they use the mobile number indicated in the reminder text. If you wish to cancel please do so as soon as you receive the text to ensure we receive the text in time for the appointment to be cancelled.
Please note we have temporarily suspended booking appointments online with the practice in light of the Coronavirus to protect Patients and Staff from the risk of an infected patient visiting the practice. All other services online are available.
In addition there is a new online service where you can access advice and appointments on line by using a symptom checker to help identify the problem. The outcome will direct you to either make an appointment with your GP, seek emergency care, nurse or self-care. See our appointments online page for the link to use the DoctorLink service.
Recommendations have been produced regarding the highly aggressive strain of meningococcal disease group W. A vaccination programme has commenced for 14-16 year olds at school, however if this has been missed vaccinations can be given at the practice up to the age of 24. First time university students between the ages of 19 on 31st August 2018 up to 24 years on 31 March 2019 are advised to be vaccinated. For more information see this NHS Meningitis page. Appointments for vaccination should be made with the nurse.
Public Health England have issued a letter to parents advising two doses of MMR should be given at their GP practice with the second dose given one month after the first dose. Under medical guidelines we would like to confirm there is a 3 month gap between the first and second dose for babies under 18 months, and would only be given with a one month gap if clinically indicated e.g. an outbreak at a siblings school.
Please note we no longer offer a GP service on Saturday mornings. However; the Primary Care Extended Access Service is available at weekends - see Out of Hours section for more information.
Doctor link is an online triage service. Please use this to direct you to the right treatment whether emergency care, your GP, nurse or self-help.
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