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  • BMA says support your surgery!
    Support your surgery so it can be there to support you. Face to face contact has been limited across all NHS services to protect you and keep you safe from the risk of infection. We know that it’s been frustrating for some of you who have not always been able to book a face to […]
  • Support Andy and help the fight against prostate cancer
    Andy is a patient here at Whitemoor and has shared his story plus his plan to raise money to help in the fight against prostate cancer For 30 years I enjoyed playing League Club Cricket, starting in 1974, playing for Alvaston & Boulton, British Rail, Swarkestone and Darley Abbey where I finished in 2004. Along […]
  • Coronavirus Vaccine Research: Play your part
    Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases like Covid 19. They are designed so they do not give the people the infection they are protecting against and vital in the battel against coronavirus. Research into vaccines is the only way to find out if they work and researchers need volunteers to take […]
  • OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ON CORONA VIRUS
    OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE – CORONAVIRUS If you suspect you have coronavirus, PLEASE DO NOT BOOK AN APPOINTMENT. PLEASE DO NOT COME TO SURGERY. Please stay at home and ring 111 for advice. Do not use public transport or taxis. Do not go to work, school or public places. Do not just present yourself to any […]
  • Joined Up Care in Belper
    Derbyshire Community Health services have issued an update on their  plans for a new health facility in Belper  and more detail can be found by following this link http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/home/our-services/service_development
  • TRAINING AFTERNOON
    We will be closed for Training: Wednesday 18th March 2020 at 1:30pm The surgery will then re-open at 4:00pm for pre-booked appointments only. If you need urgent medical advice please call 111
  • Changes to Hospital Contracts 2017/2018
    Changes To Hospital Contracts 2017 – PDFDownload
  • Armed Forces Covenant: Bronze Award
    Whitemoor Medical Centre is extremely proud to have been presented with a Bronze Award under the Armed Forces Covenant. This recognises our commitment to support those who serve, or have served, in the Armed Forces , and their families
  • Medical Certificates and exam season
    As we approach exam season we get a number of requests from parents wanting GPs to certify their child’s illness if they have been unable to revise or attend an exam due to illness. The British Medical Association (BMA) has advised that provision of medical certificates for school children is not part of a GP’s […]
  • High Demand for GP & Nurse appointments
    Demand for GP and Nurse appointments is very high at the moment with up to a 1000 people contacting us every single day for medical help and advice. Our reception team will work hard to try and find you an appointment if you need one but please remember that the GPs and nurses only have a […]
  • Joined Up Care in Belper
    Joined up care in Belper – more details here  
  • TELEPHONE NUMBERS
    Have you changed your telephone number recently and not let us know? If this is the case please contact reception in order to update your records. Thank you.
  • Patient Safety comes first for GPs
    The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have launched a new campaign to remind both patients and doctors that patient safety must always come first in the ever increasing demand for GP appointments. Over 1million patients visit their GP surgery every day and some GPs are now routinely seeing between 40-60 patients a day. GPs […]
  • Immunisations for Children
    The Public Health arm of NHS England have decided that it is more effective and efficient for school age children to receive all their immunisations at school.  All queries about such immunisations should no longer be directed to the practice as we are no longer involved in this aspect of healthcare.    
  • Joined Up Care in Belper
    Joined Up Care in Belper The Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (SDCCG) is reviewing health care services in Belper and the surrounding area to make sure they are fit for the future needs of our local communities, and need your help over the coming months to make sure the right care in place now and […]

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