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NEW SERVICE - BLOOD TEST 'SIT AND WAIT' APPOINTMENTS


(Please note: Your blood test MUST have been authorised by the doctor)


Did you know appointments are available for blood tests without the need to book in advance?


Simply turn up at the surgery (Monday to Friday) between 08.00 - 09.30am and your blood test will be taken that morning in our 'Sit and Wait' Clinic.


Whilst we endeavour to avoid delays these may on occasions be unavoidable but we will advise you of the current waiting time on arrival.


(This service is a pilot and is subject to change according to the needs of the service - information correct as of 9th May 2018)

BANK HOLIDAY (AUGUST 2018)

 

Our Surgery opening times leading up to and following August Bank Holiday weekend 2018

 

Monday 20th August 2018

8.00am – 8.00pm

Tuesday 21st August 2018

8.00am – 8.00pm

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

8.00am – 8.00pm

Thursday 23rd August2018                     

8.00am – 8.00pm

Friday 24th August 2018

8.00am – 6.30pm

Saturday 25th August 2018

CLOSED

Sunday 26th August 2018

CLOSED

Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 2018

CLOSED

Tuesday 28th August 2018

8.00am – 8.00pm

Wednesday 29th August 2018

8.00am – 8.00pm

Thursday 30th August 2018

8.00am – 8.00pm

Friday 31st August 2018

8.00am – 6.30pm

 

Normal services will resume from Tuesday 28th August 2018, 8.00am-8.00pm.

 

PARTNERSHEALTH EXTENDED GP EVENING AND WEEKEND OPENING HOURS

Please be advised that this service will be operational over the August Bank Holiday weekend. To book into this service, please contact your registered practice prior to these dates, or if you need to access an appointment on the day (and can travel to the service location), please ring 111 to be assessed, where you will be booked/re-directed to the service if it is determined that you need to see a GP face-to-face.

 

The service is available to Rushcliffe registered patients (and any temporary residents within Rushcliffe) and provides routine pre-bookable and same day appointments evenings, weekends and all bank holidays (excl. Christmas Day and New Year’s Day).

 

Please be advised that the Rushcliffe Primary Medical Extended Access service will be operational on the following days over the August Bank Holiday weekend:-

 

Saturday 25th August 2018

8.30am-12.30pm

Sunday 26th  August 2018

8.30am-12.30pm

Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 2018

8.30am-12.30pm

               

 For access to a GP outside of these times, please contact 111.

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NEW SERVICE - BLOOD TEST 'SIT AND WAIT' APPOINTMENTS

(Please note: Your blood test MUST have been authorised by the doctor)

Did you know appointments are available for blood tests without the need to book in advance?

Simply turn up at the surgery (Monday to Friday) between 08.00 - 10.30am and your blood test will be taken that morning in our 'Sit and Wait' Clinic.

Whilst we endeavour to avoid delays these may on occasions be unavoidable but we will advise you of the current waiting time on arrival.

(This service is a pilot and is subject to change according to the needs of the service - information correct as of 9th May 2018)


As a Rushcliffe patient you can now access routine appointments in the evenings and at weekends. These appointments are best suited for things that will not need ongoing review by your usual practice.

 

You can book through your surgery during opening hours for appointments between 6.30pm and 8pm in the evening on weekdays and between 8.30am and 12.30pm at weekends.  If you request one of these appointments, which are outside of usual working hours you will be offered a slot with a Rushcliffe GP, Nurse or Healthcare Assistant at one of three locations across the borough. The location will depend on the day of your appointment.

 

The additional evening and weekend appointments will be available at:

  • Castle Healthcare Practice in West Bridgford
  • East Bridgford Medical Centre
  • Keyworth Medical Practice

As you may not be seeing your usual GP, you will need to give consent for the GP you are seeing to have access to your medical records and to send information about your consultation back to your usual GP.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL EXTENDED HOURS APPOINTMENTS ARE PREBOOKABLE ONLY BY CONTACTING YOUR OWN GP PRACTICE.

THERE IS NO WALK IN SERVICE OFFERED. IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT ASSISTANCE BEFORE 8AM OR AFTER 6.30PM, PLEASE CALL 111.

 


Did you know you can book GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions and access other services on-line 24 hours a day?

First you will need to obtain a user name and password from the doctor or receptionist.  We may need to see photographic ID to allow access.

 


 

Castle Healthcare Practice
Latest CQC Inspection Report Result -
21st January 2016

OVERALL GOOD

See Care Quality Commission Report tab on the right for full details


 Welcome to Castle Healthcare Practice

Welcome to Castle Healthcare Practice, we provide primary care services for West Bridgford and the surrounding areas. We hope that you will take your time to browse our website where you will find lots of useful information about the Practice and the services that we offer.

 

Castle Healthcare Practice is a teaching and training general practice located on Wilford Lane in West Bridgford, Nottingham. We are open 8am until 8pm Monday through to Thursday and 8am-6.30pm on Friday. Our Doctors, Nurses and Administration Team aim to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.

 

The Practice has mixture of male and female GPs who all provide pre-bookable appointments, telephone appointments and same day appointments. All same day appointments are dealt with via a telephone triage process and if it is deemed necessary a same day appointment will be booked with an appropriate medical professional.

 

We offer a range of appointments with our Nursing Team, these are provided by our Nurse Prescriber, Practice Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Phlebotomists. They provide appointments for chronic illnesses such as Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Heart Failure etc. We are fortunate to be able to work in liaison with specialist Diabetes nurses and Fracture nurses, who come into the Practice and provide services direct to our Patients.

 

The practice benefits from having other aligned provider services that work within the Practice; they are services such as Ultrasound, Diabetic Retinopathy, Aortic Aneurysm Screening and Orthopaedics.  These are all services that are provided on site, which prevents patients having to travel to secondary care to receive this treatment.

 

There is also a 100 hour Pharmacy, a physiotherapy service and a coffee shop on site.

 

The building is fully DDA compliant. The Practice benefits from having a lift which provides access from the car park into the building, we also have ramped access into the main entrance and all of the building is wheelchair accessible.

 

We have 119 car parking spaces at the practice and have dedicated parking bays for cycles and motor bikes. The Practice has partially funded the Local Link buses within West Bridgford area which regularly pick up and drop off at various locations around West Bridgford, including the surgery.

 

We are confident our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to the very latest in Healthcare News.


Access

The practice offers easy access for patients with mobility difficulties. The surgery has a ramp at the main entrance and automatic opening doors to the waiting area to allow for wheelchair access. There are designated disabled car parking spaces in the undercroft car park adjacent to the patient lift. There are disabled access toilet facilities with a distress call point.

 

For patients who are hard of hearing, a hearing loop is available.

 Appointment Booking Guide (August 2017)

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