Care Navigation
All of our receptionists are completing their Care Navigation training at present.  When you phone for an appointment, they might suggest other professionals that could help you, such as, Opticians, Pharmacist, Nurse, Family services and Support groups.
For appointments on the same day please ring at 8.30am, but you can pre book up to six weeks in advance with your choice of GP or a nurse subject to the availability of appointments, either by telephone or calling into the surgery.
Please let us know if you are unable to keep a booked appointment as another patient may be able to be seen.
You can book and cancel appointments by opening an online account at Patient Access.
Please do not try to book appointments on the Bridgeside Surgery email address as this is not possible.
Consulting Times
Dr Savvas
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays - 8.30am to 11.20am and 4pm to 5.20pm (Extended hours Monday evenings on rota system 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Dr Merritt
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays – 8.30 to 11.20 and 4pm to 5.20pm (Extended hours as above)
Dr McGregor
Monday, Tuesday Wednesday & Friday – 8.30am to 11.20am.  Thursday - 8.30 to 11.20 and 2.00 to 4.10 (Extended hours as above)
Dr McGregor looks after our ladies.  She deals with contraception (including coil fittings and implants), smears, insertion of pessary rings and general sexual health problems. Please contact reception to make an appointment with her.
Dr Brand
Friday - 9am - 11.20am and 3pm to 4.50pm
Extended Hours
Monday evenings on a rota system 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Wednesday morning Dr McGregor, Lesley and Bernie 7.30am to 8.30am
Dan Rouncivell - (Paramedic Practitioner)
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm 2 days and 8.30am to 4pm 3 days 
Jenny Hall (Practice Nurse)
Tuesday 8.30am to 6.30pm
Thursday 12.30pm to 5.00pm 
Friday 8.30am to 5pm
Lesley Saunders (Practice Nurse)
Monday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 7.30am to 5.30pm
Thursday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Paula Ricketts (Healthcare Assistant)
Mondays - 2pm to 5.20pm
Tuesdays  & Thursdays - 9am to 12.20pm and 2pm - 5.20pm
Fridays 9am - 12.00pm
Sally Smith (Healthcare Assistant)
Wednesdays - 2pm to 4pm
Bernie Smith (Healthcare Assistant)
Wednesdays - 8.30am to 1.30pm
Jo Williamson (Phlebotomist)
Monday and Tuesday - 9am to 11.50am
Tracey Strevens (Phlebotomist)
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - 9.10am to 12.00pm
Patient Online Services - You can now book/cancel appointments and order repeat medication by registering for our online service at 
Also, we have enabled Detailed Coded Record Access to Patient Online Services.  More details on our Patient Online Services page.
Extended Hours Hub Service - Evenings and Weekends
You can now see a GP or other healthcare professional during
- Weekday evenings              6.30pm to 8.00pm
- Saturdays                            9am to 1.00pm
- Sundays                              10.00am to 12.00pm
To book an appointment contact your GP practice.  You may be able to get an appointment on the same day if required.  You may be offered an appointment or telephone consultation at
- your GP practice
- another local General Practice Hub