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Welcome to Boroughbury Medical Centre.

Our aim is to provide excellent first class healthcare whilst maintaining traditional values.  We are an expanding teaching and research practice and we provide a wide range of services.  

We have a modern purpose built Surgery at our Craig Street Practice and also have a branch surgery at Church Street, Werrington.

The purpose of this web site is to provide to a wealth of useful information on all our services together with information of various health issues, along with links to other relevant medical organisations.


PLEASE HELP US TO HELP YOU - (click for details)

Our Mission, Vision and Values - (click for details)

Patient Charter (click for details)


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FROM 6 NOVEMBER 2017 IMPORTANT CHANGES TO OUR TELEPHONE SYSTEM WILL TAKE PLACE

(CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS)


In addition to the changes taking place with our telephone system on 6 Nov 2017 did you know you can now book, check or cancel and appointment or order a repeat prescription via our automated 24 hour 7 day a week telephone system.

Just dial the usual number and follow the prompts.   

You will need to obtain a PIN to order prescriptions, please contact Patient Services who will be happy to issue your PIN.


BMC is delighted to welcome to new clinical members of staff. Paul Walton and Steven Golding are experienced paramedics who join us as Primary Care Practitioners. The Primary Care Practitioners form part of the new ‘Acute Illness Team’ seeing patients newly presenting with minor illness and injury, such as coughs and colds, sore throats, earaches, urine infections, sprains and strains. The ‘Acute Illness Team’ is made up of GPs, nurses and primary care practitioners for patients requiring same-day appointments. You may be spoken to on the telephone by one of the clinicians to decide who is the most appropriate member of the team for you to see.


***NEW*** CARERS GROUP

Our new CARERS GROUP starts on Friday 17th November from 11am -1230pm.

Come along and chat with other carers where you can gain advice and support.  Our CARERS GROUP will be on the 3rd Friday of the month, speakers and guests will be invited.  

This will be held in the community room on the first floor of BMC, Craig Street.


Don’t swallow up your NHS - use it wisely this winter

Every time you visit your GP it costs the NHS £45*

You can treat minor winter illnesses such as colds and coughs, sore throats, and upset stomachs easily at home with medicines, which you can easily buy at low cost from your local pharmacy.

So be prepared and stock up on winter essentials today:

  • pain relief (paracetamol)
  • cough and sore throat remedies
  • first aid kit
  • upset stomach treatment
  • rehydration treatment
  • heartburn and indigestion treatment

Having these winter essentials at hand will not only save you time and help you to feel better quicker, but help save the NHS much needed resources. 

Your local pharmacist can also offer you advice and guidance on the best treatment for you – no appointment needed.  Pharmacists are available on every high street and in supermarkets with many open evenings and weekends. Click HERE to find a pharmacy near you. 

*£45 is the average cost for GP consultation time, cost of the medication, and dispensing fee.


Do you need to get your Blood Pressure or Height and Weight checked? If so you can use our Health Monitor located in the BMC foyer (click for details)


We are taking part in The National Diabetes Prevention Programme (Healthier YOU)

Are you eligible?  What does this mean to you?  click to find out how Healthier You programme could work for you:  Find out more


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We gratefully acknowledge the Grant we have received from the Harry Cureton Charitable Trust in 2016, which has funded the purchase of a hand held ultrasound machine, ECG equipment, operating table and recovery couch


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