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Welcome to Penny’s Hill Practice

Penny’s Hill Practice is a six partner practice providing a range of primary care and community health services from Ferndown Medical Centre. The practice has been a training practice since 1979 and we now have with regular placements of F2 doctors as well as medical students from Southampton University and London Medical Schools. The practice shares the purpose built premises with Orchid House Surgery with a range of community services also being provided from attached facilities.

New patients are welcome to register with us.

In 2019, when we asked you, our patients,

“How likely are you to recommend our GP practice

to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?”


of you replied yes you were either likely to or extremely likely to.


If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

If you already use online services you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

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We remain open, as we have been since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Immunisation Progress – update 5/2/2021

We are currently inviting patients in cohort 5 for coronavirus immunisations.

Cohort 5 includes all those 65 years and over. Patients in cohorts 1-4 should now have received their invites.

Cohorts 1-4 include residents in a care home for older adults and their carers, all those 80 years of age over and frontline health and social care workers, all those 75 years of age and over, and all those 70 years of age and over, and clinically extremely vulnerable.

Patients who are clinically extremely vulnerable will have already had a letter from the NHS or their hospital consultant if they are in this group.

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