Opening Hours

Poundbury Doctors Surgery

Day Opening hours
Monday 17 June
8am to 6:30pm
Tuesday 18 June
8am to 6:30pm
Wednesday 19 June
8am to 7:30pm
Thursday 20 June
8am to 6:30pm
Friday 21 June
8am to 6:30pm
Saturday 22 June
Closed
Sunday 23 June
Closed

Closed Wednesday lunchtimes for staff training

If you call between 13:00 - 14:00 on Wednesdays you will be put through to our emergency line, the Duty Dr is available for these emergencies.

Wednesday Extended Hours

Wednesday evening appointments between 18:30 and 19:30 with a GP or nurse are designed particularly around patients who find it more convenient to come to the surgery outside normal opening hours, but are available to all patients. Please let reception know if you would like one of these appointments.  We have 3 GPs and 1 nurse who cover these extended hours appointments.

Surgery Timetable

  Morning Afternoon

Monday

08:00 - 18:30

 

Dr Phillips

Dr Watt

Dr Crowell

Dr O'Carroll

Dr French

GP Registrar

Practice Nurse

 

Dr Watt

Dr Koppenhol

Dr O'Carroll

Dr Crowell

GP Registrar

Practice Nurse

Tuesday

08:00 - 18:30

Dr Phillips

Dr Riddoch

Dr Crowell

Dr French

GP Registrar

Practice Nurse

Dr Phillips

Dr Riddoch

Dr Crowell

Dr French 

Practice Nurse

Wednesday

08:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:30 pre-booked appointments only, Reception closed from 18.30

Dr Koppenhol

Dr Watt

Dr Phillips

Dr French

Practice Nurse

Dr Koppenhol

Dr Watt

Dr Phillips

Dr French

Practice Nurse

Thursday

08:00 - 18:30

Dr Riddoch

Dr Watt

Dr Koppenhol

Dr O'Carroll

GP Registrar

Practice Nurse

Dr Riddoch

Dr Watt

Dr Koppenhol

Practice Nurse

Friday

08:00 - 18:30

Dr Koppenhol

Dr Riddoch

Dr Phillips

Dr French

Practice Nurse

Dr Koppenhol

Dr Phillips

Dr French

Practice Nurse

 

When we are closed

If you need to seek urgent medical advice when the surgery is closed please phone 111.

You may be asked to attend the treatment centre which is situated in Dorset County Hospital. Please note that all phone conversations with NHS 111 are recorded as a matter of routine.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

NHS 111

111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally. 

Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:

  • Treat yourself at home
  • Go to a Primary Care Centre

If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.

Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.