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Please note that from Monday 15th June all patients entering either surgery will be required to wear a face covering. The face covering should cover the mouth and nose while allowing the wearer to breathe comfortably and can be as simple as a scarf or bandana that ties behind the head to give a snug fit.

Doctorlink is now available, please click here

The NHS PRESCRIPTION FEE will be £9.15 per item from the 1st April 2020.

Patient Access has been re-branded to make it clearer and easier to use.  The new web address is and the link on this page of our website has been updated.www.patientaccess.com

If you are due for your Annual Asthma Review please click on 'Asthma Review' under 'Further Information' and complete the questionnaire.

HUB appointments - To cancel a weekend or evening appointment at the Dunmow Clinic please call 07880 398840 or 111 and select option 3.

For EMERGENCIES WHEN THE SURGERY IS CLOSED call 111 or go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only).  NHS111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and calls to this service are free from both landlines and mobiles. 

We are in the process of moving our online ordering of repeat prescriptions for patients over 18 years to a new system. Patients will need to attend the surgery with photographic ID (Photo Driving Licence, Passport etc.,) to register for the new service.  When they have registered for the new service patients will also be able to book appointments on-line and view their medication, allergies and immunisations. When you have received your registration details from the surgery please click on the Patient Access button below to access the service.  

Letters after a GPs name

What Do the Letters after a Doctor’s Name Mean?

MB ChB or MBBS or MBBCh or BChir

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. This is the standard qualification each medical student is awarded after 5 years of University Training. Although the students are officially recognised as ‘doctors’ at this stage, they require a further one year’s experience as a junior house officer in a hospital post before they become fully qualified doctors in the eyes of the General Medical Council.

DRCOG

Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. This is a voluntary exam undertaken by GP’s in training to recognise specialist knowledge in the fields of pregnancy and women’s health.

DCH

Diploma in Child Health. This is a similar exam to the DRCOG and recognises additional skills in the fields of child health and Paediatrics.

MRCGP

Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. The MRCGP qualification is a marker of quality and is regarded as an end-point assessment for general practice for those completing GP training. The majority of candidates are doctors at an early stage in their careers, who see it as a means of motivating their studies and demonstrating their ability to prospective partners as well as joining the College.

DFFP or DFSRH

Diplomas of the Faculty of Family Planning and/or Reproductive and Sexual Health of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

BSc

Bachelor of Science

MRCSEd

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh



 
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