Important Information For Patients
Between the dates of Tuesday 15th December and Thursday 17th December and between Tuesday 5th January and Thursday 7th January – Bursted Wood Surgery will be a designated covid vaccination site from 8am until 3.30pm. This is only for the patients aged 80 years and over who have been invited for vaccination. Therefore, please do not visit the surgery until after 3.30pm on those days for any reason.
Please do not contact the surgery about the covid vaccination if you have not been invited. Normal services to all Bursted Wood patients will continue with some patients being seen off site on these days.
IMPORTANT PATIENT NOTICE - 2nd COVID VACCINATIONS
2nd COVID vaccinations booked for 11/12 January or 21/21 January will be cancelled in line with advice from the UK Chief Medical Officers.
The new medical advice is that the second dose of the vaccine remains effective when given up to 12 weeks after the first dose, and should be given towards the end of this 12 week period.
YOU DO NOT NEED TO CALL US, WE WILL CONTACT YOU TO RESCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT.
Welcome to Bursted Wood Surgery Bexley
Coronavirus & Face Coverings
As a practice we are not able to provide any patient with an exemption certificate or letter. The risks of Covid-19 infection is still significant so please wear face coverings. Should you feel that you should be exempt from wearing a face covering please download an exemption card.
Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms.
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
- a high temperature (of 37.8 degrees centigrade or higher)
- a new, continuous cough
- loss of/change in smell or taste
Do not go to a GP Surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying home.
Read the NHS advice about staying at home.
Urgent advice: Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your condition gets worse
- your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
Use the 111 coronavirus service
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Information is available at gov.uk/coronavirus and nhs.uk/coronavirus-covid-19
Our purpose built Surgery, which opened in 1986 provides, in addition to the consulting rooms, a large and comfortable waiting area with a specially designed children's play area.
Access - Car Parking
There is a free car park adjacent to the Surgery, which is for patients and surgery staff.
The Practice has limited access for wheelchairs via a ramp from the car park to the main entrance. We can also provide a portable ramp for further assistance at the doorway into the Surgery. You may telephone reception in advance of your visit for this to be in place on your arrival.
Information from the Care Quality Commission
Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.
This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.