Welcome to Western Avenue Medical Centre
Register with us
Please click here to check whether you are in our catchment area and to download the registration forms. You can also register as a temporary resident.
BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
Monday to Friday 8am – 6:30pm ring the surgery on 01244 390755
Evenings and weekends – Call Freephone 111 for urgent medical advice
Evenings and weekends – Call the Extended Hours service on 0300 123 7743 for routine medical appointments
Booking an appointment
The surgery is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6:30pm. Appointments are available with a range of healthcare professionals. These include GPs, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Physiotherapist, and Mental Health Professionals.
When ringing to book an appointment you will be asked the nature of your problem. This enables you to be seen by the most appropriate person.
The practice operates a strict minor illness/injury policy. If you present with a minor illness/injury you will be booked an appointment with an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in our minor illness/injury clinic, where available. This helps to ensure that patients with more complex health needs can be seen by a GP.
To find out more please click here.
The process for requesting a sick note has changed. Patients must now complete a sick note application form before requesting a new sick note, or renewal of an existing sick note. Application forms are available from reception. A GP will consider your application within 48 hours. If the GP decides that you require an appointment a member of the reception team will contact you to arrange this.
The process for requesting a medication review has also changed. Patients requiring a medication review will first need to complete a medication review application form, available from reception. A GP will consider your application withing 48 hours. If the GP decides that you require an appointment, a member of the reception team will contact you to arrange this.
Last update: February 22, 2018