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GP Extended Opening Hours Clinics

We would like all patients in our community to be able to see a local GP or Nurse when they need to. We have set up a network of GP Practices across the region offering extended opening hours for pre-bookable and same day routine extended access appointments.  The GP extended opening hours service operates between 6.00pm-8.00pm on weekdays and 9.00am- 1.00pm on weekends and allows patients to be seen within a network of GP Practices at a convenient time and location, depending on availability, The service is forecast to continue until 30th September 2018.Call now to book a routine appointment 0333 222 6649.

Please visit our Appointments page to see the changes we have made to booking of appointments.

Care Co-ordinator Scheme

Community & Care Co-ordination Scheme

In partnership with Severn Fields Medical Practice (and other practices in Shropshire) we are offering a new service to provide advice and support for patients who are carers.

Often people do not identify themselves as being carers however if you look after someone who is ill, frail, disabled or mentally ill we are here to help.

Our aim is to assist patients who are feeling isolated or lonely, or who are struggling to cope with life at home.  The Care Co-Ordinator can help to put in place support or find activities provided by the many voluntary and statutory services in your community.

Examples of the support available are as follows:-

Befriending service - a volunteer will call for a chat and a cup of tea.

Signposting to support services

Help with filing in forms

Transport to and from medical appointments - a volunteer will stay with you throughout your visit.

Help with collection of prescriptions and or pensions.

Help with the shopping

If you, or someone else feel that you might benefit from this service please visit your GP and ask to be referred to the Community & Care Co-ordinator

 

Whatever the problem, she will listen and do her best to help.



 
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