Welcome to Whitehill Surgery
WHITEHILL SURGERY will be CLOSED from 1pm on the 11th October 2023.
for training/education purposes.
We will re-open the following day at 8.30 a.m.
If you need urgent medical assistance that cannot wait until the surgery re-opens then please dial 111 for the NHS 111 Service; for life threatening conditions please call 999.
Please note: We are closed all day for Bank holidays.
Whitehill Surgery advises you to download the NHS app to help you with the following: View your GP Health Record, order repeat prescriptions, book appointments online, use NHS111 online and much more.
If you need help getting set up online, please use our Digital Assistant, by clicking here, the assistant will walk you through a step by step guide.
Important joint statement from Aylesbury GP surgeries
Whitehill Surgery's Digital Assistant
Coming very soon...We have some exciting news! After feedback from patients and increased pressure on your access to the surgery. We are delighted to introduce Whitehill Surgery's Digital Assistant. This can be accessed through the telephone or via our website and will guide you through access to the NHS App and our new booking system and help guide you with online support from checking your test results, to chasing a referral. The DIgital Assistant is here to help!
As of the 16th of August Whitehill Surgery have started using the services of Livi for remote consulting, to help manage the rising patient need and surge demand.
Patients may be booked in to receive a call back from one of the Livi clinicians, who are based throughout the country, so the call back number will be different to that of the surgery.
It is the same as employing a locum service, the difference being they are not based at the surgery. We have done this to improve access to appointments for our patients.
Dr Wong update
Sadly, Dr Wong will be leaving Whitehill surgery on 13 June 2023.
We wish her all the best with her new role in secondary care.
If you are a patient of Dr Wong you may have some questions:
Who will I see in the meantime? Should you need an appointment after Dr Wong has left, you will be booked in with one of our other clinicians.
Who is my new GP? As soon as we have recruited a new GP we will notify you of your new GP. In the meantime please do not send requests to change to a specific GP.
How to make the most of our telephone system
Please remember to take advantage of the telephone QueueBuster feature.
If you are over 10th place you will have the option to be called back. Please make sure you are not calling from an unknown number or we wont be able to reach you, you will then be called back by a member of staff when the call would be at the front of the queue.
If a patient on a mobile phone fails to answer, or is busy, a text message will be sent to inform them that they have missed the call.
If you call back the same day as missing our call the system will prioritise the call, so you do not have to wait in the queue again.
If you get a message saying 'Transfer failed' in the morning this is due to the lines being full. We have limited spaces (65 max at one time) in the queue, as patients complained about waiting times when it was unlimited.
If everyone starts to use the queuebuster option we can increase the quantity of places in the queue, as you will not be holding on listening to the dreaded hold music, this also would mean no more transfer failed messages waiting for a space to open up.