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PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED ON THE 20th NOVEMBER 2019 FROM 13.00pm-18.30pm FOR STAFF TRAINING

IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION DURING THE SURGERY CLOSING TIMES PLEASE CONTACT NHS 111.

FROM THE 1st OCTOBER 2019 THE PRACTICE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS FROM ANY 3rd PARTY.

PLEASE REFER TO THE HEADING PRESCRIPTIONS FOR WAYS TO ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTION OR ALTERNATIVELY POP INTO THE PRACTICE FOR AN INFORMATION LEAFLET.

FROM THE 3RD JANUARY 2017 OUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTION TELEPHONE ORDERING LINE WILL ONLY BE OPEN BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9-11AM. 

New Prescription Guidance from the Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group will come into force from the 1st April 2017 with regards the prescribing of Paracetamol and other Over The Counter Medications.

Please click on the link below for further details;

FAQ Leaflet re: Paracetamol and Over The Counter Medication

Poster re; Paracetamol prescribing

Poster re; Prescription changes

 

The results of our annual 'Improving Practice/Patient Experience survey' are now available

These can be found on our 'Patient feedback' page

 

Accessing the New Emergency Department at the Leicester Royal Infirmary please click the link below;

Accessing the New Emergency Department at the LRI

LRI site map

HEALTHCARE HUBS

Leicester City Healthcare Hubs

 

The healthcare hubs are an integral part of the service provided by Leicester City GP practices to improve access to appointments. If you need an appointment and we do not have anything available, we may book an appointment for you at one of four healthcare hubs instead, if an appointment is suitable for your particular medical problem.

 

There are four healthcare hubs in Leicester, offering convenient appointments during the day, in the evenings, at weekends and on bank holidays:

 

If you have used the healthcare hubs service before, you may have booked an appointment yourself. From 1st August 2019, appointments can only be booked by your GP practice during normal opening hours. In the evening and at weekends, you can call NHS 111 for advice, who will be able to book an out of hours appointment if appropriate.

 

Healthcare hub locations

 

Belgrave Health Centre

52 Brandon Street, Leicester, LE4 6AW

Mon-Fri 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Weekends and bank holidays

12:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre

1 Spinney Hill Road, Leicester, LE5 3GH

8am to 8pm, seven days a week

 

Saffron Health

509 Saffron Lane, Leicester, LE2 6TD

Mon-Fri 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Weekends and bank holidays

12:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Westcotes Health Centre

Fosse Road South, Leicester, LE3 0LP

8am to 8pm, seven days a week

 

Find out more about the healthcare hubs by visiting www.leicestercityccg.nhs.uk/healthcare-hubs

 

Our Practice newsletters 

Any patients who would like to receive an email version of future newsletters automatically once the newsletters have been uploaded on to this site simply need to click on the 'Subscribe to newsletter' icon at the foot of our home page

Our prescriptions direct line number is 0116 216 9636 9am-11am Monday-Friday

This is available from 9am-11am Monday -Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Patients are asked to ring this direct line number for any prescription related matters between these times only please rather ringing our main number. Thank you 

The ‘Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)’

Almost 60% of patients (who have repeat prescriptions) have now arranged for their repeat prescriptions (once requested) to be sent directly to their local pharmacy electronically. This then saves patients having to call into the surgery solely to collect their repeat prescriptions. Instead patients collect their repeat prescriptions directly from their nominated pharmacy at a time which suits them (as lots of local pharmacies have very generous opening times). It is simple to arrange -all that you need to do is to call into your chosen pharmacy to set this up. More is explained in the leaflet below

 Electronic Prescription Service-EPS

Younger patients 18-30 -Would you like to join our Patient Participation Group (PPG)? 

Any of our patients (aged between 18-30) who may be interested in joining our PPG are invited to contact the Practice (by completing one of our online patient feedback forms). Our PPG is a very active group that meet every 2 months. Further details (along with minutes of past PPG meetings) can be found under the 'Patient Participation Group' section of this website.

 

 

 

 

 
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