Sawston Medical Centre, Linton Health Centre, Barley Surgery
Market Hill Surgery & Shelford Health Centre
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Sawston Medical Centre, Linton Health Centre, Barley Surgery, Market Hill Surgery & Shelford Health Centre


Here at Granta, we are very proud of the team’s COVID-19 vaccination programme progress, having vaccinated nearly all of our patients in cohorts 1 to 4. Everyone in these cohorts should by now have been contacted by us. If you haven’t, or if you have previously declined the vaccine but have now changed your mind, please call us on 0300 234 5555 (option 2) and you will be prioritised for our next clinic.

Patients in cohorts 5 and 6 are currently being vaccinated. Some of you may receive a letter inviting you to a vaccination centre, and others may receive a text or ‘phone call inviting you to an appointment at Granta Sawston.

May we take this opportunity to remind everyone that, if you have booked a vaccine appointment but are not going to attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer your vaccine to someone else. 

We appreciate that everyone wants to know when their appointment will be, and we are working as fast as possible to get through our patient lists. Contacting us before being invited however, will not make this process move any faster.  Please bear us as our team continue to work incredibly hard to deliver the vaccine into our community.

If you are unable to get to us to have your vaccine, there are a number of support groups that could help you, including:

Cambridge Dial-a-Ride, 01223 506335

The NHS Royal Voluntary Service, 0808 196 3646

The Voluntary Network (Haverhill and Newmarket area), 01638 608022

Caring Together Cambridgeshire, 0345 241 0954

Carers in Herts, 01992 586969

Please remember – you will NEVER be asked for payment for the COVID-19 vaccination. Any text message, letter or telephone call requesting your bank details and/or payment should be ignored. Please pass this message on to anyone who may be more susceptible to this type of scam.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Percentage of Granta patients vaccinated 15.01.21 to 01.03.21

Coronavirus and Granta Medical Practices

We continue to work hard to keep our patients as safe as possible, along with our staff and our community.

Patient access continues to be by invitation only, following a prior telephone assessment and only when the assessing clinician feels it is clinically necessary.

For medical matters please ring us on 0300 234 5555, or use our non-urgent email service,

For medication queries or requests please use SystmOnline – to log in please click here. If you do not currently have access to SystmOnline please ring 0300 234 5555 and one of our receptionists will be happy to help you.

For all other queries please use our contact form.

Keep up to date with the latest coronavirus guidance by going to:

If you need support there is local help available:
Barkway   |   Barley   |   Linton   |   Sawston   |   Shelford

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Coronavirus symptoms

  • A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • Loss of change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • You feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • Your condition gets worse
  • Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Click here to use the online 111 coronavirus service

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Domestic violence help

Bright Sky app
(Domestic Violence mobile app disguised as a weather app)
Visit the Bright Sky website

National Domestic Abuse Helpline  0808 2000 247

Cambridge Women’s Aid

Safe Refuge 01223 460947
Visit the Cambridge Women’s Aid website

Cambridge Rape Crisis 01223 245888
Visit the Cambridge Rape Crisis website