Xmas & New Year Information and Opening Times


Appointments Mon 24 Dec to Mon 7 Jan (inclusive):

GP appointments - Call 01209 313313 on the day you want to be seen. In order to best manage acute illness over the holiday period, appointments will not be available to book in advance.

Nurse appointments - These will continue to be available to book in advance as normal.

Opening Times

Practice opening times over the Xmas & New Year period 2018-19 are:

Mon 24 Dec - Open as usual
Tue 25 Dec - Closed
Wed 26 Dec - Closed
Thu 27 Dec - Open as usual
Fri 28 Dec - Open as Usual
Sat 29 Dec - Closed
Sun 30 Dec - Closed
Mon 31 Dec - Open as usual
Tue 1 Jan - Closed
Wed 2 Jan - Open as usual
Thu 3 Jan - Open as usual
Fri 4 Jan - Open as Usual


Outside our normal Prescriptions Department opening times, pharmacy cover over the Xmas and New Year period will be provided. Further information is available here

Emergency Supply Service - If find that you have run out of your medication over the Xmas period (Dec 21st to Jan 4th) you can ask your local pharmacy to provide you with an emergency supply (of up to 5 days).

Minor Injury & Emergency Departments

Minor injury units and urgent care centres are open over the holiday period – including West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance, which is open 24-hours, and the primary care centre at Camborne Redruth community hospital, which is open from 8am to 10pm, Monday to Friday. Further information on these units and on Accident & Emergecny waiting times is available here

NHS 111

If you are not sure where to go, you can dial 111 and they will direct you to the most appropriate place for your needs. NHS 111 provides 24-hour expert non-emergency medical help, including when your GP surgery is closed. It’s free to call from landlines and mobile phones and is staffed by fully-trained advisors and experienced clinicians. More information can be found here

Published: Dec 6, 2018