Our local emergency care services are currently under significant pressure. There are many different services available including going to your local chemist or self care. More information on self care is available at reception or at www.derbyandderbyshireccg.nhs.uk/staywellderbyshire/self-care/
We apologise for any disruption caused by essential maintenance works taking place at Calow Surgery the week commencing 28th of October. Surgery will continue as normal.
Medicines Order Line
From the 23rd of October the way you can order your prescriptions is changing. A new NHS medicines order line is a convenient way for your to order your prescription. This new service will be available on 01246 588 860 9.00am-4.00pm Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays.
This means you can now order your prescription is three ways:
- In writing at the surgery
- Online (please bring your photo ID to reception to get your log in details)
- The new phone order line - 01246 588860 (from October 23rd)
If you would like more information please find leaflets at either reception.
We are now taking bookings for FLU Jabs. Please contact the surgery to book into one of our clinics;
Wednesday 09th October
Saturday 26th October
Other dates our available please ring or come into reception to book your appointment.
Dr Caldwell sadly left the practice this month and we wish her all the best with her new endeavour. We are happy to welcome our new male GP Dr Pugh who will be working at both Calow and Brimington.
The Surgery is starting to use a new text message service. We may now contact you to book appointments and in certain circumstances regarding your test results.
It is therefore important that we have your up to date contact details. Please confirm with reception that we have your correct mobile number and ensure you update this if it changes
The NHS Prescription Charge goes up to £9.00 for each item dispensed from 1st April 2019
Extended hours Clinics 8 -8 Access Hub
Local GP practices have been working together to offer patients better access to GP appointments. You can now book appointments to see a GP, Practice Nurse or other Health Professional at the 8 - 8 Access Hub held at The Brimington Surgery, Church Street, Brimington.
Mon - Fri evenings - 18:00 to 20:00
Saturday morning - 08:00 to 12:00
Sunday morning - 09:00 to 12:00
To arrange an appointment please speak to the practice receptionist or call the practice on 01246 220166
Patients attending Calow Surgery, please respect our neighbours when parking, keeping drive ways clear and vehicles off the grass verges. Your co-operation in this matter is appreciated.
Ear Care - * Please note - Routine Ear syringing is no longer delivered in Practice. Patients shall be assessed and treated according to the Ear Care Pathway. The Ear Care Pathway involves providing patient education in terms of treatment options, what to do if experiencing any pain, use of olive oil and having moved along the care pathway the Practice provide Ear Irrigation only when clinically appropriate