Friday, March 24, 2017

Dr Simon Kerr

Appointment to Eastern locality chair role
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The Northern and Eastern Planning and Delivery Unit (PDU) are delighted to announce that Dr Simon Kerr has been elected as Chair of the Eastern Locality as Dr David Jenner’s successor.  Dr Kerr was elected as Chair following a unanimous vote of the Eastern Locality Board members during the Northern and Eastern PDU Boards in common meeting on 22 March 2017.  Dr Kerr will take up his new role from 1 April 2017.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

News about our clinical team

At the end of March we will sadly say goodbye to Dr Ahmed.  Dr Ahmed is leaving to join a practice in Dorset practice.  We wish him all the very best.

Welcome to Dr Alex Werhun, who has recently joined us.  Many of you will know Dr Werhun as he has worked here as one of our regular locums.    Dr Werhun will available  on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Welcome to Dr Louise Knight who will join us from the beginning of April.  Dr Knight will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Friday mornings.

We are delighted to announce that Dr Caswell will be increasing her availability from May onwards to Monday, Thursday and Friday mornings and  all day on Wednesdays.

Gail Foreshew our Primary Care Pharmacist will increase her availability to Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Gail is a qualified and registered pharmacist who consults with patients over matters concerning medication.  She has a very close working relationship with the GPs, nurse practitioners, community and practice nurses and other healthcare professionals including the local dispensing pharmacists.  If you telephone to speak to your GP with a medication query you may be offered an appointment with Gail.



Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Staff training Thursday 9th February 1:30pm - 2:00pm

Please note the surgery will be closed between 1:30pm and 2:00pm on Thursday 9th February 2017 for staff training.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you need medical assistance when we are closed you can:
  • phone the  NHS 111 service for medical advice by dialling 111.
  • pop in to your local pharmacy for advice and over the counter medication.
  • If your problem is urgent phone the NHS 111 service by dialling 111. To avoid putting undue pressure on this service, please only phone  if your problem cannot wait until we reopen.
  • phone 999 immediately in the event of a life threatening, medical emergency

We will be open again as normal from 2:00pm.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Interruption to our telephone message on Saturday 7th January 2017



Coleridge Medical Centre



Interruption to our telephone message on 

Saturday 7th January 2017 




Due to essential maintenance work, our telephone message advising you what to do if you need medical advice and the surgery is closed will not be working for a period of time on Saturday 7th January 2017.

Please follow the advice below:


If you need medical assistance when we are closed you can:



  • phone the  NHS 111 service for medical advice by dialling 111.

  • pop in to your local pharmacy for advice and over the counter medication.

  • If your problem is urgent phone the NHS 111 service by dialling 111. To avoid putting undue pressure on this service, please only phone  if your problem cannot wait until we reopen.

  • phone 999 immediately in the event of a life threatening, medical emergency

Friday, December 23, 2016

We will be closed today between 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Please note the surgery will be closed between 1:00pm and 2:00pm on Friday 23rd December 2016 for staff training.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you need medical assistance when we are closed you can:
  • phone the  NHS 111 service for medical advice by dialling 111.
  • pop in to your local pharmacy for advice and over the counter medication.
  • If your problem is urgent phone the NHS 111 service by dialling 111. To avoid putting undue pressure on this service, please only phone  if your problem cannot wait until we reopen.
  • phone 999 immediately in the event of a life threatening, medical emergency

We will be open again as normal from 2:00pm.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Coleridge Medical Centre Christmas and New Year opening hours 2016


         Friday 23rd December 2016             8.00am – 1.00pm
                                                     1.00pm - 2.00pm CLOSED
                                                     2.00pm - 6.30pm

         Monday 26th December 2016            – CLOSED

         Tuesday 27th December 2016           – CLOSED

         Wednesday 28th December 2016        – NORMAL HOURS

         Thursday 29th December 2016           – NORMAL HOURS

         Friday 30th December 2016              – NORMAL HOURS

         Monday 2nd January   2017              – CLOSED

         Tuesday 3rd January   2017             – NORMAL HOURS


In an EMERGENCY please dial 999

If you have an URGENT problem please ring: 
NHS 111 service by dialing 1-1-1

For Medical Advice please ring:
NHS 111 service by dialing 1-1-1

Coleridge Medical Centre would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and 
a Happy New Year

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Open Evening Wednesday 7th December 2016

We are delighted to invite you to attend our Women's Health Open Evening on 
Wednesday 7th December 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Come and join us, visit our stands and speak to experts about various related topics.
Light refreshments available.

All welcome



Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Staff training on Thursday 17th November 1:30pm - 2:00pm


Please note the surgery will be closed between 1:30pm and 2:00pm on Thursday 17th November 2016 for staff training.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you need medical assistance when we are closed you can:
  • phone the  NHS 111 service for medical advice by dialling 111.
  • pop in to your local pharmacy for advice and over the counter medication.
  • If your problem is urgent phone the NHS 111 service by dialling 111. To avoid putting undue pressure on this service, please only phone  if your problem cannot wait until we reopen.
  • phone 999 immediately in the event of a life threatening, medical emergency

We will be open again as normal from 2:00pm.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Coleridge Medical Centre Open Evening 7th December 2016



We are delighted to invite you to attend our Women's Health Open Evening on 
Wednesday 7th December 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Come and join us, visit our stands and speak to experts about various related topics.

All welcome



Thursday, November 3, 2016

Update on telephones

Normal telephone service has now been resumed.  We apologise for any inconvenience