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Welcome to Wickham Market Medical Centre

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Wickham Market Medical Centre is a rural practice based in Wickham Market and also provides a branch surgery service in Rendlesham.  

We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including minor surgery, minor injuries, childhood vaccinations and travel vaccinations.

You will find everything you need to know about our practice plus a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.  Please have a look around and feedback any comments you may wish to make regarding the web site.


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Dr Ridout

We are sorry to announce that Dr Ridout has left the practice at the beginning of May. We have welcomed Dr Charlotte Wayne to the team and she has taken over Dr Ridout’s patient list. We would like to wish Dr Ridout the best for the future.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Please see important information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination programme

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Please see important information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination programme for Cohort 6 - including carers and 'at risk' patients aged 16-65.


Research Study - Germ Defence

We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and ‘flu.

Please see this article for details


Face to Face Appointments

Face to face appointments are still available, but you may be asked to discuss your conditions over the phone or online first to assess what would be most appropriate for you.


Monitor Your Blood Pressure at Home

We are requesting patients to supply us with home blood pressure readings wherever possible instead of coming into the surgery for a blood pressure check. It would be extremely helpful if you would purchase a blood pressure monitor if you are able to do so. These machines can be purchased for £20 to £50. We realise not everyone may be able to afford a monitor but if as many patients as possible are able to do so, it will allow us to maximise patient and staff safety in the building.

Examples of blood pressure monitors approved for home monitoring

The Kinetik Wellbeing monitor is available to purchase from Wickham Market & Rendlesham Surgeries for £20 whilst stocks last. Please contact the Pharmacy or Dispensary if you wish to purchase one.

Once you have your blood pressure monitor, we suggest you take 3 readings a few minutes apart and record the lowest reading, then repeat this at different times of the day. If you could let the surgery know the average of the results by email, eConsult or phone, we will record the result and contact you if any action is needed.


How we use Information to Manage the Health of Local Population

For further details see our How we use Information to Manage the Health of Local Population document.


Out of Area Patients

Please read our how to register page.


My Care Record

My Care Record enables health and care professionals, directly involved in your care, to access information about you.


Contact your Doctor Online

We've added eConsult to our website. This enables you to contact your Doctor online. For further information on how eConsult works why not watch this short video.



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eConsult Newsletter

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Ear Wax Self-Care Advice

Please see this poster for self care advice on ear wax build up.


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Patient Online Services

You can now book your appointment and order your repeat prescription online using our patient online access service. Available 24 hours a day, it's especially useful when the practice is closed or telephone lines are busy.

If you have not already registered for this service please pop into the surgery for details.

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Patient Participation Group

Did you know we have a Patient Participation Group?

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The purpose of the Patient Participation Group is to help us access and use your ideas for new projects, and gaining your views as to how the practice can improve and develop.

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