Dolphins Practice

Lines open 8.00am – 6.30pm


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.


Before you book a GP appointment Ask yourself – Can I? self-care self-refer for Talking Therapies use NHS or similar reputable websites or resources seek advice/treatment via a pharmacist Appointments ... [continue] Appointments

Care co-ordinator

The role of our Care Co-ordinator, Carol is to support and help you access the right services, enabling you to maintain your independence.  If you are a carer for somebody ... [continue] Care co-ordinator


Dolphins Practice provides all core General Medical Services – these include minor surgery, contraception, maternity, child health surveillance and immunisation. Clinics provide routine care of diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, ... [continue] Clinics

Feeling low?

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Feeling low?

Massage therapy

The Dolphins has its own professional massage therapist based at the practice – NDulge massage therapy, run by Neville Dalton, has been based at the Dolphins since 2008. Neville is ... [continue] Massage therapy

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

Registering for SystmOnline The registration is simple – Download our internet access application form here, then for security we will need you to bring this into the Practice with proof ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

Prescription update We will not accept early prescription requests and any early requests will not be processed. We are sticking to our current policy which is 2 weeks before the ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Tests and results

Please help us by ensuring any specimens you are requested to provide are given in the correct container, are labelled and accompanied by a request form and placed in the ... [continue] Tests and results

Travel health

Stay safe and healthy abroad If you are travelling abroad you may need to be vaccinated. Before we make an appointment you need complete a travel questionnaire: you can download ... [continue] Travel health

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014