Balfour Medical Centre


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.


Book your appointment online Patients are to be seen by appointment only to a GP of their choice.  Appointments can be booked by telephoning the surgery and through online. Should ... [continue] Appointments


Nurse clinics Our highly trained and qualified nurses work very closely with the doctors and are trained to do an extensive number of procedures and tests.  The services they provide ... [continue] Clinics

My Planned Care

Are you waiting for clinical opinion, treatment or surgery? The NHS My Planned Care service gives you advice and support while you wait and helps you to prepare for your ... [continue] My Planned Care

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

There is now the facility for patients to book appointments with a doctor and order repeat prescriptions via this website. This is protected by the highest security and cannot be ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

If you are on regular medication, you will have a repeat prescription slip given to you.  Requests are made by handing the slip in the reception, posting to the surgery ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results after 11am each day. Please allow 3-5 working days for routine tests but ... [continue] Test results

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014