Health matters in Souldrop
Souldrop is served by the Sharnbrook Surgery and by the out of hours service; BEDOC.
Sharnbrook Surgery (2.0 miles from Souldrop)
For Appointments and Enquiries:
tel: 01234 781392
Fax: 01234 781468
Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 6.30pm
Out of Hours:
0845 890 0734
NHS Direct: 0845 4647
Urgent Medical Treatment
All urgent medical calls are dealt with by the Out of Hours service – BEDOC. If you are not in a life threatening situation and need urgent medical advice when the surgery is closed please call BEDOC on 0845 850 0734.
The call handler will ask for patient details such as:
* Telephone number
* Date of birth
The call handler will also ask for brief details of the condition and may ask some questions to ensure you there is not have a serious condition that needs emergency attention. The doctor will then ring you back and decide whether telephone advice is appropriate or if you need to be seen. Patients are seen, by appointment at the BEDOC Centre in the fracture clinic behind the Accident Department at Bedford Hospital.
Anyone that needs a home visit will first be assessed by the doctor. BEDOC does not have access to your medical records but they will send a fax to the surgery to inform us of your condition and the advice and action that has been taken.
For Health advice, 24 hrs a day, contact:
NHS Direct 0845 4647
Click for NHS Direct website
As Souldrop lies outside the one mile radius as defined by the Department of Health one mile rule, there is a choice of two Pharmacies the residents of Souldrop can use. There is a Dispensary based at the Sharnbrook Surgery and a Pharmacy based in the centre of Sharnbrook village.
Dispensary based at the Sharnbrook Surgery (2.0 miles from Souldrop)
Sharnbrook Surgery Dispensary
tel: 01234 781392
The dispensary is open Monday to Friday 08.30 to 18.30 and is located at the front of the surgery. It is staffed by a full time Dispensary manager and three part time qualified dispensers.
Sharnbrook Pharmacy (1.4 miles from Souldrop)
61 High Street, Sharnbrook (On the crossroads opposite the Post Office)
tel: 01234 783566
Lunch Break 01.30pm-02.30pm