Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Yoxford Branch Surgery is now closed on a Monday and Wednesday due to Coronavirus.
Yoxford Surgery will be open on Fridays as usual.
If you have any questions regarding the collection of your medication, please contact Leiston Surgery.
Thank you for your support.
Westleton Post Office
Please be aware that Westleton Post Office will only be receiving medication deliveries on a Wednesday.
Please bear this in mind when ordering medications in the future.
The Leiston Surgery is open from 8.00am to 6.30pm each weekday. Emergencies outside these hours are handled by the Out of Hours service.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Outside of our opening hours NHS 111 is a national advice and help line for all medical problems. Simply dial 111 or visit www.nhs.uk/111.
Other than in an emergency, please use these services before attending the A&E department at the hospital
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
We are closed on the following dates:
Wednesday 25th December 2019
Thursday 26th December 2019
Wednesday 1st January 2020
Friday 10th April 2020
Monday 13th April 2020
Friday 8th May 2020
Monday 25th May 2020
Monday 31st August 2020
The CCG run monthly training events for all practice within Ipswich & East Suffolk CCG. These events typically run on a Wednesday or a Thursday afternoon.
The scheduled shut down afternoons for 2019-2020 are:
Wednesday 4th March 2020Thursday 2 April 2020 Wednesday 6 May 2020 Wednesday 10 June 2020 Thursday 9 July 2020 Thursday 10 September 2020 Wednesday 7 October 2020 Thursday 12 November 2020 Wednesday 2 December 2020 Thursday 11 February 2021 Wednesday 10 March 2021
The shut down afternoon starts at 1pm, meaning that the phone lines will be closed and that the surgery will remain open only to enable patients to access prescriptions only (dispensed medications can be accessed during normal working hours) and to arrange appointments.
If you need medical assistance during this time, please call 111.
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