The practice will be closed on the following afternoons between 13.00 and 16.00 for staff training:
- 23 October
- 20 November
- 12 December
- 22 January
- 26 February
- 26 March
- 30 April
NHS England Extended Access
We are pleased to announce that we will be taking part in the NHS Extended Access to GP Services and are therefore able to offer appointments every Monday evening until 8pm, plus additional evening appointments on Friday evenings, as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings - http://ndgpf.co.uk/extended-access-the-dales/
On Saturday 20th October 2018 the surgery will be opening a sit and wait flu vaccination clinic. All patients over 65 years of age and those who are in the “AT Risk” categories for example diabetic or asthma can attend this clinic.
Children will be invited to attend a separate clinic.
We will be open between 8am and 2pm on this day. You do not need to book an appointment in advance. Your eligibility for a vaccination will be checked on this day
Important Announcement Relating to your Practice
Imperial Road Group Surgery will be merging with Ashover Surgery with effect from 1st July 2018 to form Matlock and Ashover Practices.
Initially the two patient lists will remain independent of each other and you will therefore remain registered and seen at your current practice.
Should we decide to merge the list in the future, we will have a formal consultation process with all of our patients prior to this taking place.
The partners and management team will work together to strive to continue to provide a first class service at both locations'.
The reason for the merger is to ensure longevity of both GP practices in the area by attracting younger doctors to the practice.
As a result of the merger we are pleased to announce two new appointments.
Dr Zoe Perkins will become a partner on 1st July 2018 and Dr Carly Rosier will join the practice on 1st July as a salaried GP.
The new partnership will be:-
Dr Peter Holden
Dr Gordon Jones
Dr Anthony Sinnott
Dr Ralph Emmerson
Dr Simon Theakston
Dr Zoe Perkins
Liz Banner – Practice Manager Ashover
Martin Donohoe Business Manager – Matlock and Ashover Practices
Sit and Wait Surgeries
we will continue to offer a sit and wait surgery every Monday until further notice. During the winter months we will be providing additional GP and Nurse appointment to help with the increased demand. We will also be providing additional evening appointments on Monday 18th December, Monday 8th January and Tuesday 9th and an additional early morning start on Friday 22nd December 2018.
Police forces have become aware of a fraud circulating targeting elderly and vulnerable members of the community. Some people have received telephone calls from a caller who purports to be from a GP surgery and asks for an appointment to discuss the persons health or mobility needs. During the appointment, the older person is persuaded to buy mobility aids which are either unnecessary or inappropriate and always expensive.
If you receive a call like this, please check with your GP surgery first before agreeing to a visit.
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