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Free Advice Sessions Now Available At Merrow Park Surgery

Published on: 16 Jul, 2015
Updated on: 18 Jul, 2015

Free advice sessions within certain Guildford GP surgeries is expanding again with sessions at Merrow Park Surgery on Mondays from 9.30am t0 12.30pm.


Advisors from the Citizens Advice Bureau are available at Merrow to help people over a wide range of topics from problems with debt, housing, welfare benefits and other legal matters.

The sessions are part of a pilot scheme being co-ordinated by Guildford Advice Services.

The other surgeries at which the National Lottery-funded pilot scheme is operating in are: The Oaks, Applegarth Avenue, Park Barn, on Tuesdays; Dapdune House, Wharf Road, on Wednesdays; and Stoughton Road surgery on Thursdays, all from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

At the Oaks there is also an advisor from Age UK Surrey. Its advisors can offer advice to those aged 50-plus on a wide range of topics such as health and disability, residential and non-residential care, finding help at home, welfare benefits and searching for grants, housing, employment, education and leisure, transport and many others.

age-uk-surrey-logoAs with the existing three surgeries there will be four 45-minute appointments available, appointments being made in person or over the phone, with their receptionist.

Those wishing to make an appointment at Merrow do not need to be a registered patient at the surgery. As with the others, it is part of the pilot, so will be a short-term arrangement.

The Merrow Park Surgery can be contacted on 01483  503331. Address: Kingfisher Drive, Merrow Park, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7EP.

To access the CAB and Age UK Surrey advisers at The Oaks, and the CAB adviser at Stoughton Road, clients need to be a registered patient at any of the four Guildowns Group surgeries.

To see previous stories click here, and here.

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