Important news: Visiting our practice?
The rules regarding the wearing of face masks within healthcare settings have recently been relaxed. It is now a personal choice as to whether you wish to wear a mask whilst within the practice however we ask you to continue to wear a face mask if you are attending the practice with respiratory symptoms. This is to protect both staff members and other patients on the premises at the time.
Thank you for your continued support.
Wellside Surgery provides medical care to approximately 7900 patients living in Sawtry and the surrounding villages. We also provide dispensing services to patients who live more than one mile away from their nearest pharmacy.
A surgery has existed on the current site for over 30 years. The practice is housed in a purpose built premises which has been extended over time to accommodate and keep up with the needs of our practice population.
The present partnership is comprised of four GPs supported by a comprehensive integrated team including Practice Manager – Mrs Claire Wright, Salaried GPs, GP Trainees, Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistant, Receptionists, Dispensers, Administrators and Medical Secretary.
Access online health advice
DoctorLink is our new online service where you
- • Access advice
- • Request appointments online
- • Request Fit/Sick Notes
Sign-up is simple and you can create an account here https://app.doctorlink.com/wellsidesurgery/register
The symptom assessment will ask you a number of questions to help to identify your problem.
The outcome of your assessment will direct you to the right treatment, whether emergency care, your GP, nurse or self-care.
If your outcome indicates that an appointment is required at your GP Practice, you simply click on the "request an appointment" button.
Once the request has been submitted, you will then be contacted by the Practice Team, to arrange an appointment within the identified timeframe (as outlined in the outcome of your symptom checker).
The information you provide will be shared with our clinical team (where appropriate) and will assist in providing robust information of your problem to the required clinical team member prior to your appointment.
(Site updated 05/07/2022)