COVID SWABS. Unfortunately GPs do NOT have access to covid testing, so please do NOT contact the surgery asking for a swab. These tests are run by the government and are ONLY accessible via the government website or by calling 119. Thank you.
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Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
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Stowhealth has changed the way you can book your appointment with AskMyGP.
Save time and book online - no more queuing on the telephone! Just click on the askmyGP logo above.
Available 24 hours a day between Monday 8:00am until Friday 6:30pm and we respond during normal surgery working hours
We will usually get back to you within 2 hours (after 4:30pm it might be the next day)
You can request a particular doctor or nurse (so long as they’re working)
You can choose to be contacted by the surgery by telephone or secure message
If we need to see you we will usually give you an appointment the same day
You will need to register the first time you use askmyGP, but this can easily be done without any paperwork.
AskmyGP is available to all our patients, and you can use it to ask about your children or other people you care for (if they are registered with us).
Please note you will no longer be able to book a GP telephone appointment using the Systmonline appointment system after 7th January 2020.
For help on registering for the first time, click here for a short video
Dr Shenton is retiring
Dr Shenton who has been on a sabbatical for the last 12 months is now retiring from the practice on 30.09.2020. Dr Carolyn Morgan who has recently joined the practice will be taking on his patients from 01.10.2020 and we welcome her to Stowhealth. She will be working on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Please click here for comments from Dr Shenton
READ MORE ABOUT US
Weekdays: Monday - Friday 8am - 6:30pm
Weekends: Saturday 8:30 - 12:00 (prebooked appointments only)
Telephone lines closed.
Tel: 01449 776000
StowHealth Surgery, Violet Hill House, Violet Hill Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1NL
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org use for general and non-medical queries only- mailbox is usually checked once a day.