Cowplain Family Practice open appointment system

Cowplain Family Practice operates an open appointment surgery system. During these surgery times you can see your GP or a nurse.

The GPs are available from 8.30am – 10.30am and from 4.00pm – 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

If you need to see your doctor please come to the surgery when they are here (you can see their consultation times here) and you will be seen.

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If it is an emergency and your own doctor is not here, please read our Important Changes to our Surgery article regarding how these patients are seen.

You can now book pre-bookable appointments via our Online Services. Please ask at reception for details and a personal pin number (ID will be required and patients must be aged 16 and over).

Our practice nurses also operate an open appointment system but do have booked appointments available for heart disease, respiratory disease, diabetes, travel, cytology, ECGs and leg ulcer dressings.

Medicals and postnatals are by appointment only.

Walk-in Clinic at Queenswood Surgery

Whenever possible, we try to accommodate patients’ wishes when booking appointments. If your case is clinically urgent and no booked appointments are available, we will always fit you in at our walk in clinics. We offer late appointments on Tuesday  evening until 8.00pm.

Monday 8.30am – 10.00am

Tuesday – Friday 8.30am – 9.30am

Monday – Friday 4.00pm – 4.30pm

Nurse Appointments at Cowplain Family Practice

There is a treatment room nurse on duty at Cowplain Family Practice during morning and afternoon surgery.

Morning – 8.30 – 10.30

Afternoon – 4.00 – 5.30

Find out more about our Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Home Visits

Patients are requested to telephone before 10.30am if a visit is required that day. Emergency visits only will be arranged after that time. Please give the receptionist as much information as possible to enable the doctor to allocate priority to house calls. Do remember that several patients can be seen in the surgery in the time it takes to do a home visit.

Telephone Consultations

Patients who would like a telephone consulation with the doctor should phone the surgery before 10.30am and give the receptionist as much information as possible to enable the doctor to assess the urgency of the consultation.

The receptionist will book the consultation with the doctor who will phone the patient back, normally after morning surgery for Cowplain patients and for Queenswood Surgery patients, this will be within 24 hours. If a diagnosis is required you may be asked to attend the surgery.

Out of Hours

GP assistance for all surgeries in this area, outside of normal working hours is provided by Hampshire Doctors On Call. If you have a life threatening medical emergency please dial 999.

For urgent advice or appointments outside of surgery hours, please call 111.