The Shefford Health Centre

01462 818620


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.


Changes to appointment services – CORONAVIRUS Due to the current Pandemic of Coronavirus, with immediate effect access to medical care at Dr Cakebread and Partners has changed. The below is ... [continue] Appointments


Antenatal Care Routine antenatal check-ups by a qualified midwife. Time: Monday AM, Tuesday and Friday PM Asthma Regular check-ups and advice from practice nurses on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and medication. Time: Make ... [continue] Clinics

Fit to work certificates

No certificate is required for the first three days of any absence due to illness. If you are absent for between 4 and 7 days due to illness, your employer ... [continue] Fit to work certificates

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Choices website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Choices and you can ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, driving license ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Patient transport

There is no automatic right to have ambulance transport for hospital appointments. The Office Team have a strict criteria to follow and it will be necessary to ask you questions ... [continue] Patient transport

Repeat prescriptions

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS   Patients needing repeat prescriptions are provided with a repeat prescription slip, which should be used to re-order medication. Please tick the items required and either put it ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Shefford Pharmacy

There is a Pharmacy on site in which the Practice has a financial interest.

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) between 3 pm and 5 pm Tuesday through ... [continue] Test results

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please use the guides below to assess ... [continue] Who should I see?