Welcome to Dr Oliver and Partners
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
A big welcome to our Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Samantha Campbell. Sam started with us on 06.12.21.
WHAT IS AN ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER?
Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP) are trained specialist nurses who have undertaken additional education in order to provide advanced nursing care and prescribe medication.
WHAT CAN AN ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER DO?
-They can provide treatment and advice for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor for in the past
-They will take a history of your health problem and perform a physical examination
-Diagnose and treat minor illnesses and common health problems
-Prescribe a wide range of medications
-Manage long term illnesses and offer support and education about the condition
-Offer telephone advice about minor illnesses, health problems and medication
-Treat minor injuries
-They can make referrals to hospital doctors or other health care professionals and admit patients into hospital when necessary
-They work closely with your GP and liaise frequently with her/him about your care.
This service will be available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Same day appointments are available for common illnesses. Routine appointments are also available if you prefer to book in advance.
Corona Virus - Covid 19
Face coverings require to be worn when entering the premises and during your consultation (unless you are exempt).
Prescriptions should be requested by calling 01556 502050 or you can phone the practice and ask to register for our online ordering service. THE LOCAL PHARMACIES ARE UNDER ENORMOUS PRESSURE DUE TO THE NUMBER OF PRESCRIPTIONS THEY ARE HAVING TO DEAL WITH. PLEASE THEREFORE DO NOT ORDER YOUR MEDICATIONS EARLIER THAN YOU NEED THEM.
YOU DO NOT NEED TO CALL US IF YOU HAVE MILD VIRAL SYMPTOMS OF FEVER >37.8C, COUGH OR COLD. You should self isolate for 7 days and refer to NHS website for further information
If you have severe symptoms of fever, cough, breathlessness, confusion then please call us on 01556 502050 or 111
Thank you for your understanding at this challenging time.
Don’t panic but be prepared for some inconvenience. We will continue to monitor the situation.
We are now offering video consultations within the practice on a system called NHS Near Me. You can use this if you have a PC or a laptop with a camera or by using a smart-phone or tablet.
If the doctor suggests a video consultation and you are agreeable then you will be given an appointment time and a web link to log into the virtual waiting room. You will need to enter your name and a contact phone number.
It works via your internet browser in your computer or device. Unfortunately it does not work in Internet Explorer but does work in Chrome or Safari.
ONCE INSTRUCTED BY THE DOCTOR PLEASE CLICK HERE
If nobody responds within 10 minutes please call us back
For further information please visit https://www.attendanywhere.org.uk/
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
(Site updated 03/08/2022)