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Latest News

COTMANHAY SURGERY CLOSURE - Wednesday 14th August - 12:00PM

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Cotmanhay branch will be closed from 12:30pm this afternoon.

All appointments that haven't been cancelled have been moved to our Heanor Road branch, Old Station Surgery.

If you have any queries related to this closure, please call our enquiries line on 0115 9301055.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this and thank you for your understanding.


Early Surgery Closure - Wednesday 11th September 2019

We will be closing early on Wednesday 11th September for staff training.

Our surgeries and phone lines will be open until 12:30PM, please ensure any prescriptions are collected before this time if necessary.

If you have any medical emergencies after the lines have closed, please call 111. 


Newsletter - Spring 2019

We have just released our most recent newsletter! The newsletter is at all three of our surgeries, and can also be viewed by clicking below:

Spring 2019 Newsletter


National Cancer Diagnosis Audit

Our practice is taking part in a national project to improve how people are diagnosed with cancer.

Please see the poster for more information on the important work being done:

NCDA Poster


Bank Holiday Closures - Monday 26th August

All our surgeries will be closed on:

- Monday 26th August

Please ensure you have requested and picked up any prescriptions you may need before this time; bearing in mind it takes 48 hours to process your requests.

For any medical advice or emergencies during the closure, please call 111.


GDPR - Our Practice Policies have been Updated

Our practice policies have been updated in line with the recently introduced GDPR.

Please see the 'Practice Policies' tab on our website for more information.


The On Day Service - Starting from 12th April 2018 at Littlewick Medical Centre

The On Day Service is running in Ilkeston to improve access to primary care.

Patients who call our surgery for an appointment may be directed on that same day to the On Day Service where they will be able to be seen by an advanced nurse practitioner at Littlewick Medical Centre on Nottingham Road.

The On Day Service is available from 8.00am to 6.30pm on weekdays, excluding bank holidays.


Go Smoke Free

Visit the NHS smoke free website here.

Learn about the benefits of using e-cigarettes in comparison to smoking.


News regarding Gabapentin and Pregabalin (Lyrica, Alzain, Neurontin) prescriptions

The law is changing from 1st April 2019. Pregabalin and Gabapentin are being reclassified as controlled drugs. Please click the link below to read more on how this affects you.

Pregapalin and Gabapentin Patient Leaflet


Online Access - SystmOnline

You can now book/cancel appointments and order repeat medication on line.

To sign up you will need to bring photo ID to reception.


Over 75 Health Check

All patients over 75 who do not already attend the surgery for an annual review are welcome to book a health check with the health care assistant. 

The health care assistant will check you blood pressure, weight, height, urine and enquire about any health needs.  Please book with the receptionist if you wish to have a health check.


Friends and Family Results

Our Friends and Family results from our SMS service from June 2019 are as follows:

June 2019 FandF


CQC INSPECTION

Our CQC inspection was on Tuesday 6th October 2015

Overall rating - GOOD

Click here to view the report in detail

Health News from the BBC and the NHS

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