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Out of Hours

Between the hours of 6.30 p.m. and 8.00 a.m. Monday – Friday and over the weekend or bank holidays please dial 111 or the surgery number (01787 378226) where your call will be diverted to the out of hours service provided by the NHS Suffolk

Test Results

All results are seen by the Doctor who ordered them. Please telephone for the result between 2.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. when our staff will be able to pass on the Doctor’s message to you. Please allow 3 working days for results to be available.

Telephone Advice

If you need medical advice your details will be taken and our Nurse Practitioner will phone you back later. If the matter is urgent, please advice us and it will be dealt with straight away.

Welcome to The Long Melford Practice

childconsultWe are a partnership of four Doctors. We work from two modern purpose-built premises at Long Melford and Lavenham.  We are pleased to also have four additional GPs on our staff.
Our Doctors are supported by a Nurse Practitioner who will see the majority of our patients requesting an urgent appointment. Our clinical team also includes three Practice Nurses and two Health Care Assistants.


Our Practice Manager, Nicola Whitehead welcomes your comments and suggestions and will be happy to assist with any enquiries or problems.


The Long Melford Practice


Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinics - 2018

If you are a patient at the Long Melford and Lavenham Practice and are 65 and over, or suffer from Heart Disease, Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis, Diabetes or Renal Disease, are a carer or are pregnant we recommend that you have a flu vaccination



We will be holding PRE-BOOKED clinics at Long Melford on:


Monday 26th November  2 - 4pm

Thursday 29th November  9 - 12am

Monday 3rd December  8:40 - 9:35am

Thursday 13th December  8:10 - 8:55am




Tuesday 27th November  9 - 12am

Tuesday 4th December  8:40 - 9:35am

Monday 10th December  8:10 - 8:55am



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Long MelfordLavenham
Opening Hours:
Weekdays 8.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m

Cordell Road
Long Melford
CO10 9EP

Opening Hours:
Weekdays: 8.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. 
                  2.00 p.m.—6.30 p.m
36 Church Street
CO10 9SA

GP+  Appointments                                                                  

Suffolk GP+ is for people who urgently need a doctor’s appointment or are unable to see their GP during normal GP hours.

Appointments can be made via Reception during our usual opening hours. Please note: patients cannot refer themselves to this service.

The service is staffed by local Suffolk GPs and Nurse Practitioners Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill and is an NHS service delivered by the Suffolk GP Federation.

You will be given a booked appointment and will be seen by a suitable local GP or nurse who will have access to your medical records (once consent is given).

If you require urgent medical advise when the practice is closed please dial 111.
If the matter is life-threatening please dial 999



Friends and Family Survey
If you would like to take part in this short survey for Long Melford practice please click on the link to the right. We value your views and comments, thank you.
Named GP
Under the terms of the current GP contract GP practices are required to provide all patients with a named GP.
As one of our patients you have been allocated a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support our surgery provides to you. You will be informed of your named GP at the ealriest appropriate opportunity.
This does not prevent you from seeing any other GP.
Your named GP will not be available at all times and if you have urgent needs you may need to see an alternative doctor. 
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