Barton Surgery


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

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The Barton Surgery operates an appointment system to see the doctors and practice nurses. Appointments with the nurse can be booked in advance up to twelve weeks ahead. Click here ... [continue] Appointments

Clinics and services

CERVICAL SCREENING – A 3 and 5 yearly computerised recall system is in operation.  Cervical screening, more commonly known as the smear test, is important as it is able to detect ... [continue] Clinics and services

Home visits

A doctor will visit at home when necessary, but only if you are housebound or extremely unwell. Home visits, where possible, should be requested before 10.00am. The receptionist will take ... [continue] Home visits

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Choices website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Choices and you can ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

Some services fall outside the NHS and, therefore, attract a nominal fee as recommended by the British Medical Association, ie holiday cancellation forms and private health scheme forms.  Fees for ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

The SystmOnline app can be used on Apple devices running the iOS operating system (iPhone and iPads) and mobile phones and tablets running the Android operating system. To register for ... [continue] Online services

Patient POD unit

Barton Surgery’s new Patient Pod unit is a quick and efficient way to take height, weight and blood pressure readings without needing an appointment. It is located to the left ... [continue] Patient POD unit

Pharmacy Team

We now have a Pharmacy team at our surgery who can deal with any medication related queries. Our team consists of 3 Pharmacists and a Pharmacy Technician who work across ... [continue] Pharmacy Team

Practice nursing team

Our practice nurse team is available Monday – Friday 08.40am – 5.50pm.  An appointment can be made by telephoning 01626 888877 during surgery hours.  As well as usual nursing duties, ... [continue] Practice nursing team

Repeat prescriptions

If you are taking regular medication your doctor may issue a repeat prescription slip. This should be brought or sent to the surgery. A stamped, self-addressed envelope must be supplied ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You do not need a sick certificate until you have been off work for more than three days. A self-certificate covers the period between three and seven days (including Saturday ... [continue] Sick certificates

Social Prescribing

What is Social Prescribing?  Social Prescribing is a means of enabling GPs to refer patients with social, emotional or practical needs into a service for additional support. The Social Prescribing ... [continue] Social Prescribing

Telephone appointments

If you wish to speak to your doctor or a nurse by telephone, the receptionist will take the details, including a short description of the reason you require the call. ... [continue] Telephone appointments

Test results

It is not always necessary to contact the surgery for test results. If a result requires any action by you or your doctor, the surgery will contact you.

Travel advice

If you or your family plan to undertake a trip abroad then expert advice on immunisations and other health issues is available from our practice nurses. There is a charge ... [continue] Travel advice

Who should I see?

Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please see below for help.   We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Our ... [continue] Who should I see?

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014