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Welcome to the Southwood practice Website



Easter Opening hours:

Thursday 17th April 8:30 - 6:30

Friday 18th April Closed

Saturday 19th April Closed

Sunday 20th April Closed

Monday 21st April Closed

Tuesday 22nd April Open 8:30 - 6:30

For medical assistance when we are closed please call 111

For life threatening emergency care please cal 999

Pharmacy Easter Opening Hours 2014


 Patient Participation Group

If you are interested in becoming part of our PPG please contact Lorraine Stratton at the surgery, or use the form attached from the PPG section on the left hand side menus.

Attached is a report on our recent PPG meetings and survey outcomes.

PPG DES Report 2013 - 2014



Information about Care.Data/HSCIC/SCR - How information from your medical record will be used in the near future

Care.Data/HSCIC - Confidential information from your medical records can be used by the NHS to improve the services offered to provice the best possible care for everyone. This information along with your postcode and NHS number but not your name, will start being extracted to a secure system in March 2014 where it can be linked with other health information .  This allows those planning NHS services or carrying out medical research to use information from different parts of the NHS in a way which does not identify you. Your data may also be made avilable to organisations outside of the NHS, such as Universities and commercial organisations. We have no choice but to allow the HSCIC to extract the information. The Government is having a leaflet regarding this data upload delivered to every household in the UK.

You will be able to read more about his on the NHS England website, which carries full details.  It can be found by clicking on this link:

You have a choice. If you are happy for your information to be used in this way you do not have to do anything. If you have any concerns or wish to prevent this from happening, please contact the surgery and ask for an Opt Out Form, or print the form:Care.Data/HSCIC Opt Out form

Summary Care Record - Your data will also soon be uploaded to the SCR to enable other hospitals and healthcare providers to view your records. You can find further information clicking on this link:

Again you have a choice and can download an opt out form for the Summary Care Record or collect a hard copy from the surgery: SCR Opt Out Form

NOTE that these are two different data uploads so you will need to complete both forms if you wish to upt out of both data uploads. Please ask us if you wish for further information or clarification.



policies Click here to view our practice policies


Please visit our Surgery News section - from the right hand menu for information about online services and health information.

Our email address is - this can be used for feedback.


(Site updated 17/04/2014)
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If you are unable to attend your appointment please contact reception on 01252 371715 so that this time may be used for another patient.

Out of Hours Telephone Number for URGENT Medical Assistance

If you require urgent medical assistance when the surgery is closed please telephone 111 

If you are calling for urgent medical assistance  between 08:00 - 08:30am Monday to Friday call 01252 524344.

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