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Please be advised that the surgery is closed on bank holidays. If you need medical attention please dial 999 in an emergency, or 111 for medical treatment that cannot wait until the surgery is open again.

We do have Darwin Health Ltd Extended Access appointments running at Marden Medical Practice. You can book into these appointments by ringing the practice.

 Whilst we have the eConsult facility on our website please be advised that the response time is 48 working hours. eConsult is only available during working practice hours e.g. not evenings or weekends. If you need medical attention “out of hours” then please call 111. Thank you.

NEXT PATIENT GROUP MEETING -  1st Wednesday of the month held via an online platform follow the link to join https://join.skype.com/dPfObjbe2rjm  If you would like to ask a question or forward any correspondence,  please send this for the attention of the Chair, Belvidere Patients Group to belvidere.ooh@nhs.net.

Shrewsbury PCN - Shrewsbury Primary Care Network - a group of local practices working together.

Please consider using these services before visiting Accident and Emergency Department -

  •  contact NHS 111 on 111
  • attend Walk In centre at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital between 8 am and 8 pm.

The surgery closes for 3 afternoons a year for protected learning sessions.  On these occasions there will be a message on our telephone system advising patients of contact telephone numbers.  If you cannot wait until we re-open, please telephone NHS Direct on 111. 

 

 

 

Clinics & Services

In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a range of clinics and healthcare services:

  • pregnant_bpFamily Planning - advice on contraception including coil fitting and contraceptive implants; by appointment only 
  • Antenatal Care - routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwife on Thursday mornings. 
  • Travel Vaccinations - routine and travel vaccinations for all ages are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses.  We run a flu jab clinic by appointment in late October; ask at reception for further information.
  • Asthma/COPD - regular check-ups and advice from practice nurses on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and medication is available on Wednesday mornings.
  • Diabetic Clinic - intermediate and annual reviews for diabetic patients available by appointment. Reviews cover blood pressure checks, kidney function checks, cholesterol monitoring, review of diabetic control and medication reviews.
  • Cardiovascular Clinic - reviews for patients with or at risk of cardiovascular disease - Blood Pressure check, cholesterol monitoring, ECGs and medication reviews available by appointment.
  • Phlebotomy Clinic - for all blood tests on Monday 09:00 – 11:45, Friday 09:00 – 11:45 by appointment.
  • Chiropody - foot Screening for diabetic patients on the second Tuesday of each month.
 
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