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Changes to Clinical System

The provider of our clinical system - Emis Health - is changing certain technical aspects of the way in which it delivers services to us.  This will not impact the delivery of services to patients but we wanted to let you know about the changes in case you have any questions.  Click her for more information

Are you curious or concerned about yours or a loved ones memory?

The practice has a Sue Ryder Community Navigator who visits every Friday morning to offer practical information and support for patients or their carers.

If you would like to see the Navigator or would like more information please ask at reception.

Prescription Delivery Service

We offer a prescription delivery service from the Stanton surgery for all registered patients. We are able to deliver to collection points at the post office in Hopton, Barningham and Garboldisham. If you would like more information regarding this service our Dispensary staff will be able to advise you - 01359 253701

Improvements to our online access facility

Check out the Online Services section for details!


Vacancies at the practice can be found HERE


Our Practice is committed to develop the delivery of better care to our patients utilising the Information Technology developed through and under the direction of NHS England. We currently use Summary Care Record, GP2GP Transfer and Patient Access Online for appointments, repeat medication requests and viewable summary care record. The Practice is committed to include detailed coded information as part of the Patient Access Online facility by 31st March 2016.


Stanton Surgery

Stanton Surgery

10 The Chase
Stanton, Bury St Edmunds
IP31 2XA
01359 251192

Appointments: 01359 253700

Dispensary: 01359 253701

Fax: 01359 252328

Click Here for opening hours

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Update for patients

We are experiencing an extreme increase in workload following the coronavirus restrictions together with staff being off self-isolating – this clearly affects our ability to maintain our service. Please be patient with staff who are doing their very best.

To enable the team to take a break the surgery is closed between 1pm and 2pm. 

We are receiving very large numbers of requests for medication – much more than we would normally expect. In order to complete your orders please allow extra time to enable our team to complete all requests. 

Dispensary telephone requests can now only be made between 9am to 1pm each day. 

Many requests are a long way ahead of their normal repeat date.  Please DO NOT order medication too soon and please do not stockpile.  We are unable to provide more than the normal month’s supply. Patients who are ordering too much or too early are putting the health of others at risk as this is affecting suppliers’ ability to provide adequate stocks for all. 

Please do not ask for prescriptions that have not been prescribed for a long while.  We can only provide your regular medication.  

If you are able to order online it is much appreciated - our staff shortages mean that answering the phone to take medication requests will take them away from completing the orders.

We are endeavouring to restrict the number of patients visiting the surgery to minimise risk to other patients and the team.  If you have an urgent problem you will be offered a telephone triage appointment with a doctor.  They will determine if a face to face appointment is required and arrange if appropriate.  Non urgent routine checks will be cancelled to minimise the chance of infection to yourself and others.

If you, or a member of your household, have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID 19) such as a high temperature and a new persistent cough – please stay at home and manage your illness there.  The household should remain in isolation for 14 days.  If you are getting worse you should contact 111 – DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY

Your support would be greatly appreciated at this difficult time.


To order repeat prescriptions online:

Please visit our Prescriptions page HERE to see details

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GP+ Appointments

Suffolk GP+ is for people who urgently need a doctor's appointment or are unable to see their GP during normal GP hours.

Appointments can be made via Reception during usual opening hours. Please note: patients cannot refer themselves to this service.

the service is staffed by local Suffolk GPs and Nurse Practitioners in Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Ipswich, Stowmarket, Felixstowe, Leiston and Wickham Market and is an NHS service delivered by the Suffolk GP Federation.

You will be given a booked appointment and will be seen by a suitable local GP or nurse who will have access to your medical records (once consent is given).

Sue Ryder Community Dementia

The Community Navigator visits Stanton Surgery every Friday morning.  Please ask at reception and they will point you in their direction.

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A Suffolk Family Carer GP Adviser visits Stanton Surgery on the second Wednesday morning of each month.  If you are a family carer and would like information about how you can access support and advice about looking after your own well-being please feel free to approach them or ask a member of the surgery staff for a direct referral.

You are not alone - Suffolk Family Carers look forward to supporting you.

Direct telephone for the Health team:  01473 835407

Mental Health Crisis Services Need Your Feedback!

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Click on the link below to access the survey -

Hopton Surgery 

April 2017 - Hopton Surgery is now closed. All services have been moved to the Stanton Surgery. We are pleased to be able to leave the defibrillator at Hopton for the benefit of the village.

Volunteer and community transport

For patients that are unable to get to the Stanton Surgery site for appointments, there are 3 options that may be of interest. There is a volunteer group being formed to offer assistance getting over to Stanton from Hopton and the immediate surrounding villages. The contact details are provided by the GPs whilst the group is gathering further support and volunteers.

Secondly there is the Rickinghall Community Bus service which serves villages that our practice population covers. This is a chargeable service of 50p/mile but further details can be found below and in the surgery waiting room.

rickinghall community bus

 Thirdly there is the Connecting Communities transport (formerly Dial-a-Ride) service commissioned by Suffolk County Council. Details can be found by clicking the links below:

Connecting Communities - contact details


Appointments and access to your online records now available, please see the Online Services section for details!  

  Feeling Down? Stressed out? Overwhelmed? Anxious? 

Further information is available from Suffolk Wellbeing Service click here

(Site updated 07/07/2020)
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