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Please note, we are currently experiencing telephone difficulties on Medicines Order Line. Please either order your medications online (through SystmOnline or via the forms on our website) or by bringing your request into the reception. Please do not phone the surgery to request your prescription!

News Archive

Please note, we are currently experiencing telephone difficulties on Medicines Order Line. Please either order your medications online (through SystmOnline or via the forms on our website) or by brining your request into reception. Please do not phone the surgery to request your prescription!

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16th October 2018

Flu Clinics

We are now booking flu vaccinations for those aged over 65 and those in at risk groups.

Our flu clinics are on Saturday 29th September and Saturday 27th October.

Please contact the Reception team to book your appointment.

 

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8th October 2018

Medicines Order Line

We now have the facility for you to request your repeat medications via the telephone.

To order your repeat medications over the telephone please contact our Medicines Order Line on 0115 8550260 between 9.30 am and 2.30 pm.

Medicines Order Line

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8th October 2018

Staff Training Wednesday 10th October 2018 

We will be closed for staff training on the afternoon of Wednesday 10th October 2018.  

Please ensure you have collected any prescriptions, letters or medical certificates by 1pm. 

If you have an urgent medical problem then you can receive help from Derbyshire Health United by calling 111.

For any non-urgent problems you can send an online form to us at a...


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8th October 2018

The Golden Brook Team are running a 5km Obstacle Course Run to raise money for the FOREVER STARS charity.

This charity provides support to parents who have lost babies to stillbirth and to neonatal death.

Dr Ruth Gooch, Dr Duncan Gooch, Dr Cartwright, Dr Luff, Mark Cheshire, Sister Alison Evans, Rebecca Dobson, Pam Ferguson, Kelly Evans, Bethany Gaughan and their families will ...


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14th September 2018

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Please note, on the afternoon of Wednesday 27th June from 12.30pm the surgery will only be open for pre-booked Nurse and Health Care Assistant appointments and for the collection of prescriptions and letters. The surgery will close at 6pm.  

If you require urgent advice or attention, please call 111.

The Surgery will re-open as normal at 8am on Thursday 28th June 2018.

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6th July 2018

Joining with Other Practices in Erewash

General Practices in Erewash have a rich and exciting history of working together to improve the quality of care delivered to their communities. Recent successes such as the ‘On Day Service’ have received international acclaim.

From 1st April 2018 Adam House Medical Centre, Aitune Medical Practice, Eden Surgery, Gladstone House Surgery, The Golden Brook Practice, Littlewick Medical Cen...


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31st May 2018

GP Average Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in The Golden Brook Practice in the last financial year was £83,309 before tax and national insurance.  This is for two full time GPs and four part time GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.

 

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21st March 2018

Travel Advice

We are currently experiencing a high number of requests for Travel Advice.

Please be aware that there is a link here on the website to an NHS Travel Advice Page.

(This can be accessed by clicking on the "Your Health" tab in the menu bar, then clicking on "Travel Advice")

Alternatively, you can click on this link http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home.aspx

We sugge...


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21st March 2018

Community Christmas Carols

Come and join us as we sing some traditional carols and songs on Tuesday 19th December 12.30pm - 1.15pm

Carols

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21st March 2018

Communication with patients with hearing impairment

We want to get better at communicating with our patients. We want to make sure you can read and understand the information we send you. If you find it hard to read our letters or if you need someone to support you at appointments, please let us know.

We want to know if you need information in braille, large print or easy read. We want to know if you nee...


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21st March 2018

Updates to new appointment system

We have now had the new system in place for four weeks. As we promised our patients, we continue to take an active interest in feedback and continue to try and improve our access.

The GPs have been working very hard to provide an excellent service. They have also suggested a few amendments.

Please see our "Seeing a doctor or nurse" page of the website for the full details of our changes.

Here is a summary of the improvem...


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21st March 2018

National Diabetes Audit

Our local Diabetes Service is taking part in the National Diabetes Service (the NDA). The NDA checks whether people with diabetes are getting good care. They collect information from hospitals and GPs.

The information they take includes your NHS number and postcode - they DO NOT take your name or address. The NDA is interested in certain clinical targets including the HBa1c, retinopathy screening results and blood pressure readings. They want to use t...


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21st March 2018

Thank you!

On behalf of all staff at The Golden Brook Practice, we would like to say thank you to everyone who came to our Community Christmas Carols yesterday afternoon. It was a great success and there were lots of generous donations for the Long Eaton & Sawley Food Bank.

 

Merry Christmas from all at The Golden Brook Practice.

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21st March 2018

Macmillan 'Big Green Bus' - 22nd March 2017

The Mobile Information and Support Service (MISS) tours the UK throughout the year, offering free, confidential information and support to people in their communities.The Big Green Bus

Anyone is welcome, whether they have a cancer diagnosis, are visiting on behalf of a friend or relative, or ...


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21st March 2018

Enhanced Role for Our Receptionists

The next time you contact our GP practice you may notice a slight change to the way in which we handle your initial enquiry.

Whether you are contacting us on the phone or in person, we have provided additional care navigation training to our reception team to try to ensure that you see the most appropriate health professional at the first time of asking.

The receptionist is likely to need to ask you for some basic ...


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4th December 2017

GP Average Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in the The Golden Brook Practice in the last financial year was £80,713 before tax and national insurance.  This is ...

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30th March 2017

Welcome to our new website!

There is a new appointment system here at the Golden Brook Practice! 

We have been working hard to improve the availability and access to appointments.

We have listened to feedback from our patients - and understand the frustration at not being able to access an appointment at an appropriate time. 

So, we are now using Ask My GP, a computerised system accessed via the home page out our website. By pressing on the ico...


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6th January 2017

Wednesday 5th October 2016


There are no Doctors available today due to an essential Primary Care Update meeting.

If you require urgent advice or attention, please call 111.

The Practice is open for pre-booked appointments and for prescription/letter collection only.

The Surgery will reopen as normal at 8am on Thursday 6th October.

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5th October 2016

New System AskMyGP

So far the new AskMyGP booking system is going well!

We have been working hard to provide the best possible service to you, our patients. We appreciate your feedback, which has been predominantly positive and in support of the new changes.

AskMyGP means that you will be contacted by a GP rapidly, often speaking directly to your chosen doctor within 2 hours of filling in the online form or calling the reception team. 

We are able to pro...


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15th June 2016


Last updated 5th October 2016


Latest News

  • Flu Clinics

    We are now booking flu vaccinations for those aged over 65 and those in at risk groups.

    Our flu clinics are on Saturday 29th September and Saturday 27th October.Read on »

    8th October 2018

  • Medicines Order Line

    We now have the facility for you to request your repeat medications via the telephone.

    To order your repeat medications over the telephone please contact our Medicines Order...

    Read on »

    8th October 2018

  • Staff Training Wednesday 10th October 2018 

    We will be closed for staff training on the afternoon of Wednesday 10th October 2018.  

    Please ensure you have collected any prescripti...

    Read on »

    8th October 2018

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