Tinkers Lane Surgery

Tinkers Lane, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 7AT

Telephone: 01793 852131

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Clinics & Services



Advice on all types of contraception can be obtained from the surgery. Please arrange an appointment with a Practice Nurse, or our Advanced Nurse Practitioner who is trained to fit could and Implants.

Cervical Cytology

We encourage all women up to the age of 65 to have regular cervical smear tests. You will receive an invitation for this in accordance with NHS guidelines. However, if you are concerned about any symptoms at other times, please make an appointment with the practice nurse.

Diabetes Information

Hypo leaflet


Diabetes and driving/ DVLA


Type 1 What do do when you are ill


Type 2 What to do when you are ill


Type two diabetes and DKA


Keeping safe with Insulin therapy


T2D CVRM Checklist

Maternity Care

Community midwives from Chippenham and Great Western Hospital, hold clinics at the surgery.

Childhood Immunisations and Development Checks

Dr Almy runs regular clinics on Tuesdays for your baby check and Immunisations. You will be sent an appointment when the immunisation/check is due.

All our GPs and health visitors feel childhood immunisations are extremely important. The benefits far outweigh any slight risks involved. The health visitor will give you comprehensive advice prior to your child’s appointment, but please discuss any concerns by ringing your health visitor on (01793) 854202.

Adult Immunisations

It is advisable for adults to have a tetanus booster. Please consult the practice nurses.

Other Clinics

The practice nurses monitor patients with asthma,COPD diabetes, dietary problems, heart disease, hypothyroidism, hypertension,  and symptoms of menopause, to name but a few!

They also manage our flu vaccination campaign from October to December each year. Flu jabs are essential for patients of any age who suffer from diabetes, asthma, chronic bronchitis, heart disease and kidney disease, and for those aged 65 and over.

If you are not sure whether you should have one, please ask one of the nurses for advice.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30am to 06:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:30am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 08:00pm
  • Wednesday
    08:30am to 06:30pm
  • Thursday
    08:30am to 06:30pm
  • Friday
    08:30am to 06:30pm
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
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