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TRAINING DATES FOR 2018           

The surgery will be closed for training on the following days: 

 Thursday 15th March 2018   1pm - 6pm


The surgery and dispensary are open from:
8.30am - 1pm   &
2.00- 6pm    Mon-Friday.
Please telephone during these hours for an appointment.  The doctors will normally be available to speak to patients between 11.30-12pm and 3.15-3.45pm


We are making more appointments available for patients at this practice. Additional appointments can be booked from the end of January until the end of March 2018. This is because we know that there are times you want to be able to see a GP or nurse at short notice. We also know that over the winter lots of people have seasonal illnesses which require  a telephone consultation or appointment but not emergency treatment.

The extra appointments/telephone consultations are bookable by  ringing our reception on the usual number  01223 870250.  

Disabled Access

We have recently had new electric doors installed to improve disabled access to our surgery. If you require further assistance please phone ahead or ring the doorbell by the front door.


Travelling abroad and live near Cambridge?

Harston Surgery Travel Clinic is now open to all, for all your travel health needs. Click on Travel information for more information


Out of hours emergencies are now triaged by the NHS 111 service who will arrange appropriate further care/advice.  For the Out of hours service please ‘phone 111. If you need immediate urgent medical help, phone 999.

Community Nurses

The community nurses are based at Cambourne and are available to help with nursing house-bound patients. They can be contacted on (01223) 726469. If you are not truly housebound then it is likely you will be asked to organise nursing care via an appointment at the Surgery with one of our Practice Nurses.

Community Psychiatric Nursing. A referral to the community psychiatric team can be made through the doctor. The team triage all referrals and will make their own decisions about whether a doctor, CPN or support worker will be the most appropriate person to see. Bear in mind that they are underfunded, overstretched and occasionally might seem to have a threshold for engagement that may make one wonder if mental health is really a priority. We know it is, so please see a GP initially and we will do our best to ensure you get the help you need; short or long term.

Attached Staff

Dietitian; referrals are available for weight loss, dietary advice, diabetes. Please book to see a practice nurse or doctor in the first instance.

Cardiac Nurse; community heart failure nurses are accessed via a GP.

Counsellor; see the bottom of our Clinics and Services link. We do not have an in house counsellor and options on the NHS are geared towards more severe problems. A GP appointment to discuss options and suggest avenues for help is probably the best option if you are unsure what to do or who to see.

Midwife; Ros Greensmith is our Community Midwife- she is very sensible, experienced and a true asset. The midwives have recently been organised into teams (ours is the 'Rose' team, based at Bassingbourn). Whilst this may help sort out manpower problems it occasionally leaves Ros covering other shifts and practices so you may find another of the team midwives is running the clinic on Tuesdays.

Jackie Walker (f)

Community Matron  07770 596816

Admission avoidance, supporting patients at home and with a book of contacts to achieve all this that are sometimes unknown to GPs we welcome her to the practice and are happy to have her on board.

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