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"Grafton Surgery is currently experiencing problems with our telephone system; we have informed our telephone provider and hope to get the issue resolved as quickly as possible.  We would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused." 

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Appointments are often in short supply so please ring and let us know if you cannot attend. It means that the appointment can be given to somebody else.

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