The Portland Practice
Welcome to the Portland Practice website. We are a large general practice with a catchment area covering most of Cheltenham.
We work between two sites, the main being the Portland practice based in the centre of Cheltenham and a branch surgery located in Hatherley.
Our medical team includes nine doctors, a nurse practitioner, a clinical pharmacist, community nurses, health visitors, community midwives and a full practice nursing and healthcare assistant team.
Recruitment Opportunities: Please see link below.
6 SESSION GP PARTNER (we would consider fewer sessions or salaried for the right applicant)
We are looking for an enthusiastic GP to join our highly regarded, friendly & supportive Practice in Cheltenham.
Recruitment Opportunities: Please see link below:
Medical Receptionist Opportunities:
We are looking Medical receptionist to join our busy, growing friendly team.
The hours are Monday 8.30-1.30, Wednesday 8.30-1.30 and Friday 8.30-6.30. Total 19.5 hours.
Flu Clinic Dates 2019
Over 65 years only
Saturday 12th October 2019 9am-12pm
Saturday 26th October 2019 9am-12pm
Saturday 23rd November 9am-12pm
Wednesday 16th October 2019 2pm-5pm
This is a walk-in clinic; NO APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY.
You are entitled to a free flu jab if you are over 65 years of age, have a chronic condition such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, asthma requiring 2 inhalers or more, or on any medication that makes your immunity low. You are also entitled to a free flu jab if you are a carer. The dates above are for Over 65 year olds and we will contact under 65 year olds with their allocated date as the manufacturer has divided the order.
Please see below for the flu clinic dates aged 18-65 year if eligible for a free flu jab.
Flu Aged 18 to 65 walk-in
Please note that there are slots to book which are available online for early morning appointments to allow people to get in before work. To be able to book online appointments please sign up to online services. You can do this either by coming in with ID or by calling us on 01242 215020 and we will post the details out to your address.
The way you collect your prescription is changing.
From October 24th patients will need to bring ID to pick up a prescription or letter. If you are collecting on behalf of another person please bring their ID.
Acceptable forms of ID:
The personal child health record (red book)
Dr Kamathia is leaving us at the end of October to pastures new. We wish him well and will keep you up-to-date with any further news.
Please note that Portland Practice will be closed for training in 2019 on the following dates between 1pm and 6.30pm for staff training:
Thursday 25th April
Tuesday 14th May
Wednesday 19th June
Thursday 12th September
Tuesday 15th October
Wednesday 20th November
There will be a Doctor on call for emergencies. Please call 01242 251 020.
Please note we also closed between 13.00-14.00 at Portland Practice on Monday 2nd September.
(Site updated 17/10/2019)