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Out of Hours
If you are unwell in the evening, overnight or at the weekend, contact: The Urgent Care Service on NHS 111.

Telephone Advice
Please contact Reception who will advise you of the most convenient time to phone to speak with either a doctor or practice nurse. This is usually after 11am or after 6pm, when you can also enquire about test results. 

Home Visits
In the event of being immobile or too unwell to attend the surgery, please call before 10.30 am to arrange a home visit.

Medication Supplies

Please do NOT go to A&E or Out of Hours if you run out of medication over a weekend or bank holiday, they will not supply you with medication. Please go to your usual pharmacy and they may give you sufficient supplies to see you through - there may be a charge for this.

Welcome to The Prince of Wales Surgery, Dorchester

As you enter Frederick Treves House, a purpose-built medical centre - we are on the right - please approach our Reception, where you will receive a warm welcome.


We intend to be part of our local community and a centre for excellence in the provision of primary healthcare, with in-house provision of a range of medical services.

Saving lives by teaching others to save lives.We are committed and dedicated to providing higher professional standards for qualified doctors and medical students.  You may occasionally have consultations with one of these doctors under direct supervision. We will provide these services by maintaining an efficient and user-friendly business. We are a Personal Medical Services (PMS) Contract Practice.

 Practice Vision

Our aim at the Prince of Wales Surgery is to provide comprehensive, friendly, professional and personal service, with time to discuss our patients’ healthcare concerns. We endeavour to make it easy for our patients to make an appointment to see their doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional.

Carers Meeting - 30th November 2018 2pm-4pm

We will be holding a joint afternoon tea with Poundbury Doctors Surgery for patients who care for others in our community. It may be that you care for a family member or a friend/neighbour, the Carers Group is here to support you. Many people don't like to identify themselves as carers but by doing so you can often get extra help or respite so that you can care for yourself too.

If you would like to find out more information please contact Maureen at the surgery.

Flu Season 2018-19

We are pleased to announce that we have acquired further stocks of the flu vaccines suitable for patients aged over 65 years of age. If you have not had your flu vaccine yet is it not too late so please contact the surgery and make an appointment.

Flu vaccines for patients under the age of 65 who are in an at risk group. Please make sure that you have your vaccination if you have not already had one so that you can keep well over the winter months. Supplies are available.

General Data Protection Regulations

We understand that keeping your data and personal information safe and secure is important and as a  practice we take this very seriously. We make every effort to ensure that your personal information is managed in the most appropriate way. Information about how we use your records can be found under Further Information section 2 on the right hand side of this page.

Please see the Privacy Notice link below for more information. A copy can be requested from reception should you prefer.

Prince of Wales Surgery Privacy Notice

Patient Participation Group

If you are interested in being part of the Patient Participation Group (PPG) Then have a look at the information in the 'Have your Say' section in the right hand column, and return the form which we will pass on to the Group for you.

Shingles Vaccinations - are you eligible

 If you are aged 70 - 74yrs, or you are aged 75yrs but only if born after Sept 1942 or aged 78-79yrs you are entitled to a shingles vaccination. If you fall into these age groups and you have not had a shingles vaccination before please contact reception to make an appointment with the nurse. If you are eligible we will be sending invite letters and SMS texts to patients over the next few weeks.

Family and Friends Test 

 Click here to access the Friends and Family Test

The practice has introduced a feedback system called the Friends and Family Test for all patients and carers to let us know how we are performing. To access this please use the link above that will take you to the questionnaire. There will be facilities in the surgery to give your feedback electronically or on paper.

We welcome all feedback as it allows us to review how we are providing care and where we may need to consider changes.

Please remember that you can always give feedback via the NHS Choices website as well.





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