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Latest News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - please visit the NHS UK website for updated information about this infection if you are concerned (click here). If you are at risk of having this infection then do not visit the surgery. You need to call 111 to get advice over the phone instead.

Directory of Services

We have compiled a list of local services which we think you might find helpful. 

New Online Consultation System

We now have an online consultation system called eConsult - click here to find out more.


Improving Access to General Practice Services

We are working to improve access to appointments for our patients, in particular at evenings and weekends. Appointments are offered at a variety of sites including Wimborne Hospital, so please enquire if you would like to be seen there in the evening or at the weekend.

Privacy Notice

With effect from 28 May 2018 the Practice is required to conform to the legislation as detailed in the new General Data Protection Regulations. 

This concerns how we keep and use your personal data (and indeed that of our own staff).

New patients will be given the opportunity to complete and return a consent form when they register with the Practice. Existing patients may sign a consent form having read and understand the new legislation, regarding which there is a document attached.  If you require a consent form, please request one from Reception.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact either the Practice Manager or Assistant Practice Manager who will endeavour to answer any questions you may have.

GDPR Privacy Notice April 2020

Non-NHS Services - the Practice is, from time to time, asked to undertake work which is non-NHS.  The Practice does charge for some of these services and the list of such charges is attached.  If you are unsure, please do not hesitate to contact the surgery for advice.  Non-NHS Fee's List

Samples - if the doctor has asked you to provide a sample for investigation, please ensure that this is handed to Reception BEFORE 1.30 pm each day.  Thank you


Click here to find out more about HPV vaccination

Medical Receptionist Required

We are looking to recruit a Medical Receptionist to join our busy team. We are a friendly GP surgery with approximately 7,000 patients, based on two sites (approx. 5 miles away) – you will be required to work at both sites as needed.  This role is for a combined 26 hours per week but will include cover for holidays and other absences.  This role would suit either one or two people.  Experience is preferred but full training will be given where appropriate to the right candidate to join our team.  We are a SystemOne Practice. 

Please be advised that if you are currently registered at this Practice and you are successful in the recruitment process, you will be required to register at another GP Surgery in the area.

If you are interested in joining us, please see the job description & personal specification and complete the application form and return it to: The Practice Manager, The Barcellos Family Practice, Tricketts Cross Health Centre, Corbin Avenue, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8AZ or email:

Medical Receptionist Job Description     Medical Receptionist Person Specification     BFP Application Form (with DBS)

If you would like to speak to us on an informal basis, please call on 01202 897989 and ask for the Practice Manager.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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