We are a small suburban surgery based in the village of Mountsorrel. With 2 GPs, 2 practice nurses, a healthcare assistant and an admin team. We work together as a healthcare team and are committed to ensuring that our patients receive a friendly, caring and accessible family health service
We have a diverse patient population each with different healthcare needs, and we aim to provide a service that works for each of you. The main focus of our healthcare team is ensuring the good health and wellbeing of our patients and wherever possible to provide the right individualised care and treatment to maintain a good quality of life.
NEWS HEADLINES FROM CHARNWOOD SURGERY
Please see our 'Latest News' section (on right hand side) for more information.
*****Flu Vaccination *****
SEASONAL FLU VACCINATION
Patients who are eligible for the influenza vaccination are:-
- anyone aged 65 and over.
- Pregnant women
- Aged 6 months-64 years (inclusive) and defined as at-risk, with a
long term condition e.g. diabetes, COPD, asthma. Please note
that children aged 2-4 who are not considered at -risk will receive
the childhood influenza vaccination.
- Contact reception for more information.
Please contact reception to book for your flu vaccination
The shingles vaccine is available from your GP. If you are aged70-73 or 78-79 you could be eligible for the shingles vaccination. Contact reception for more details.
The shingles vaccine is the best way to protect against this debilitating illness and significantly reduces the incidence of post herpetic neuralgia – persistent nerve pain that can occur at the site of a previous attack of shingles.
***** Minor Surgery *****
We are now providing a Minor surgery Service. This means that we can now undertake procedures such as joint injections, lacerations, foreign bodies embedded in tissue, removal of cysts and skin lesions and many other procedures. All minor surgery procedures are carried out by our doctors at our premises in Mountsorrel.
***** Repeat Prescriptions *****
Unfortunately, for reasons of medical safety we cannot accept a request for medications by telephone OR via e-mail. Please either order your repeat prescription online, by returning the counterfoil in person or by post, or by request of your pharmacist. If by post please ensure that you enclose a stamped addressed envelope.
This General Practice is research active
Conducting high-quality clinical research helps us to keep improving NHS care by finding out which treatments work best.
In this practice, you might be asked to take part in a clinical research study. Alternatively, ask our staff about clinical studies suitable for you.
Taking part in a clinical research study is voluntary and can be a rewarding experience.
To find local clinical research studies, go to: www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk
To find out more about clinical research in the East Midlands visit: http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/east-midlands
To read about other patients who have benefitted from taking part in clinical research visit: http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/can-help/patients-carers-public/patient-stories/
(Site updated 26/10/2016)