St Damian's Surgery
St Damian's Surgery, Melksham - Notice of Closure
The Practice is sad to formally announce the closure of St. Damian's Surgery, Melksham on 31 March 2020, after the application was accepted by the Clinical Commissioning Group.
Those patients who wish to remain with the Practice will be automatically transferred to the Bradford on Avon Health Centre on 31 March 2020.
To read the full letter that has been sent to all patients please click here
To read the frequently asked question document in response to patient concerns raised please click here
If you would like to pick up a hard copy of the letter you can do so at any of our Practice sites.
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 8.30-12.30 (closed on Tuesdays)
For further information about the services available at St. Damian's please see the services leaflet
To make an appointment
Please telephone the appointments team based at the Health Centre, Bradford on Avon between 8.30am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.30pm Monday to Friday.
Appointments can be arranged by this team to be held at St. Damian’s Surgery ( please specify site location)
To cancel your appointment
If you are unable to attend your appointment, please inform the practice by:
Telephone or TEXT message to 01225 860025 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) - When using this service please remember to include your name and the date and time of your appointment.
By using the 'cancel appointment' button on the home screen.
Contacting the receptionist on 01225 866611
To use the on-line service to cancel your appointment, you can either take proof of ID to the receptionist or answer some security questions over the telephone to register. The receptionist will then provide you with your username and password to log in. For more information about on-line appointments, please click the 'on-line appointments' tab above.
Ordering your prescription
As from 1 March 2019 the St. Damian’s Surgery reception will no longer be processing repeat prescription requests and this will now operate at the Health Centre, BoA.
You will be able to order your prescription in one of the following ways:
- Via your Pharmacy – by dropping your request slip in at your Pharmacy with their agreement.
- On-line – via the prescription ordering page. To register for an account you can either take proof of ID to the St. Damian’s receptionist or answer some security questions over the telephone. The receptionist will then provide you with your username and password to log in.
- By Post – to the Health Centre, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1DQ.
- In Person – by dropping your request slip in at the Health Centre, BoA.
Collecting your prescription
If you normally collect your prescription from St. Damian’s Surgery you will now be required to collect from the Health Centre, BoA. Alternatively, we can send your prescription electronically to a Pharmacy of your choosing. To register for this service please contact your local Pharmacist or telephone the Prescription Team on 01225 866611. The Prescription Query line is open:
Monday to Friday – 9am-11am & 2pm-4pm (except the line will be closed on Friday afternoons)
In line with CQC guidance of the safe management of medicines all prescription requests are not accepted over the telephone. Any housebound patient that has difficulty ordering their repeat prescription can contact our Transforming Care for Older People team for support on 01225 860812.