Dr Patrick Doherty

Phone lines open 8.30am to 6.00pm


To request an appointment

  • Telephone the surgery on 028 71 261 497
  • Emergencies calls only between 8.30 -9am & 5.30-6pm
  • Routine appointments between 9-11am

To request a routine appointment

  • Phone us Monday to Friday, 9am to 11am (02871 261497)

You will be asked for a brief description for your appointment. This will allow the staff to navigate your call to the appropriate healthcare professional.

Please be punctual. If you unable to keep an appointment please let us know as soon as possible.

Patients who are late for appointments will only be seen at the discretion of the doctor.

Your appointment

However you choose to contact us we may offer you a consultation:

  • by phone
  • face to face at the surgery

Cancelling or changing an appointment

It is important that you inform the reception staff if you are unable to attend your appointment, this will allow that appointment to be offered to another patient. If you fail to notify the Practice that you are unable to attend, you will be sent a letter informing you that you have defaulted from your appointment. Persistent defaulters maybe removed from the list.

Home visits

Home visits are for those patients who are too ill to attend the surgery. As far as possible home visit requests should be made before 10.00am.  The doctor will decide if a home visit is necessary and if in doubt will contact you.

Please be prepared to give the receptionist some details about your condition to allow the doctors to judge the urgency of the call.

If you need help when we are closed

If the situation is an emergency or life threatening, dial 999 and ask for an ambulance.

If you require urgent medical help between 6.00pm and 8.30am weekdays, or during weekends and Bank Holidays you can contact

Please note that this service is in case of emergency or for urgent medical advice only.

If you need help with your appointment

Please tell us:

  • If you need an interpreter.
  • If you have any other access or communication needs.

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 9th August, 2023