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Christchurch Medical Practice is very sorry to inform you that Dr Jenkinson has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer related to historical asbestos exposure. Whilst he remains positive and is exploring treatment options with specialists he has decided to seek early retirement to spend as much time as possible with family and friends. He says that whilst it has been a pleasure and privilege to work as a GP in the community for the past 26 years this latest news means that he has reluctantly decided to leave the role. He would like us to pass on his best wishes to patients and colleagues alike and apologises for his sudden departure.

Welcome to Christchurch Medical Practice 

Our Telephone number is  01202 474311 

For an appointment today, please call & select Option 1, between 0800 & 11.00 and 14.00 & 17.00

All other telephone lines are open from 0800 - 18.30

Monday to Friday 

(except Bank Holidays)

If you are in need of a home visit today, please telephone before 10.30 on the number above - Option 1 

How to access your GP practice

If you are acutely unwell please telephone the surgery for a telephone triage call between 8-11 & 2-5 for a more prompt, on the day, response.


How does eConsult work?  Please see link - eConsult

Covid-19 Boosters

To book or get advice regarding your 1st, 2nd, or booster Covid-19 vaccine

Contact the National Booking Service via or ring 119

Cervical Smear Screening

Management of Long Term Conditions

my mhealth

my mhealth is proud to be working alongside the Christchurch Medical Practice ​to provide the my mhealth apps for long-term condition management, for free, to all people in Dorset, diagnosed with any of the following conditions:

  • Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes (myDiabetes)

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (myCOPD)

  • Asthma (myAsthma)

  • Heart disease (Heart attack, angina, heart failure or valve disease) and or recent heart surgery (myHeart)

  • The online platform provides expert advice and education, as well as other tools to support you to manage your long term condition.

    We want to make it as easy as possible for you to sign upIf you have one of the conditions mentioned above and are registered with the Practice, please complete the form below and we will set up your account for you, completely hassle-free. 

We also regularly update our social media pages, with relevant information :- or

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patients' needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

Steps 2 Wellbeing

Steps 2 Wellbeing is a free, NHS Mental Health Service for adults registered with a GP Surgery in Dorset and Southampton. The service offers support for a wide range of conditions.

Please click on the link below to view the flyer for more information.

Steps 2 Wellbeing Flyers <

Steps2Wellbeing - Culturally aware talking therapy - YouTube <

Veteran Friendly screen info

Friends & Family 

Follow the link below to complete a short survey


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