Church Walk Surgery
New telephone number effective 9th May 2018
On May 31st 2018 Church Walk Surgery & Church Street Medical Centre merge to become Eastwood Primary Care Centre.
The new telephone number for BOTH surgeries will be 01773 304700.
URGENT CARE CENTRE - Church Street, 11b Church Street, Eastwood NG16 3BS
For URGENT medical problems. The on call GPs will contact you an arrange the appropriate action. Services on this site:
- Prescription Team - collection and queries
- Clinical Pharmacist - medication review appointments
PLANNED CARE CENTRE - Church Walk, Eastwood NG16 3BH
For non-urgent appointments. Services on this site:
- GPs, Nurses, Health Care Assistants & Phlebotomist
- Secretarial Team
- Collection of letters
- Administration Team
- Church Walk Pharmacy collection point
Due to computer systems being merged (and temporarily not operational)....
- Urgent appointments only are available on Wednesday afternoon 30th May and Thursday afternoon 31st May 2018
- Both surgeries will be closed Thursday afternoon 31st May.
- If you have an appointment booked for Friday 1st June, please ensure you write this in your diary
- We may not ne able to send text reminders for this day
Please order prescriptions which are due week commencing 28th May 1 week earlier. The online service will NOT be available from 5pm Tuesday 29th May an don Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st May (due to merger of systems)
From 1st June prescriptions can only be collected by the patient/patients representative from Church Street.
Our new website address from 31st May 2018 will be: www.eastwoodprimarycarecentre.nhs.uk
At Church Walk surgery we have a large healthcare team of 5 GP partners, a practice clinical pharmacist, 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, 5 Practice nurses, a Health Care Assistant and 2 phlebotomists. Patients may see any of the doctors at the practice. However, please be aware that you may have to wait a little longer to see the GP of your preference. We are an undergraduate training practice and regularly have student doctors sitting in with our GP’s for consultations. Dr Mark Dickson and Dr Thankam Dickson are GP trainers and are involved in the training of General Practitioners. We continually have a GP registrar with us usually for a 4 month to 12 month period. We see patients who live in Eastwood, Giltbrook, Kimberley, Nuthall, & Langley Mill and Brinsley as well as some adjacent towns and villages.
At Church Walk Surgery the Doctors, Nurses and staff take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare and we are pleased that this is reflected in our OUTSTANDING rating by CQC in August 2015.
Our nursing team run clinics at the surgery for patients with chronic illnesses such as Diabetes, Asthma and COPD. In the community we are supported by Community Heart Failure Nurses, COPD Nurses, Community Matrons and End of Life nurses.
We also offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood and travel vaccinations, contraceptive implants and coils, joint injections and well-person check-ups.
Who are the Care Quality Commission (CQC)?
CQC are the independent health and adult social care regulator.
Their job is to make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage them to improve.
They do this by monitoring, inspecting and regulating services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and publish what they find, including performance ratings to help people choose care. See website
Church Walk Surgery are registered with the CQC and we were inspected on 25th August 2015. We are very proud to announce that we received an overall rating of OUTSTANDING
Please click on the link below to see details of the full report.
Church Walk Surgery CQC Report August 2015
Click on the link below to see more QCQ information
Please click on the link below to see our Statement of Purpose
Statement of Purpose
Practice Information Booklet
Communication at Church Walk Surgery
We want to help make communicating with our patients easier.
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 need a British Sign Language interpreter or advocate.
We want to know if we can support you to lipread or use a hearing aid or communication tool.
Please tell the receptionist when you arrive for your next appointment if you think you need assistance, or call us on 01773 304700 between 08:00 and 18:30.
Register now to book your appointment online and order your repeat prescriptions.
Click on the link below to access the online booking service
On-line Repeat Prescription Service
To order your repeat prescriptions on-line you must be registered for SystmOne online. You must register in person at the practice for an on-line user name and password. This will also allow you to book appointments on line.
How does this work?
You will not need to enter your own medications; these will be listed for you, directly linked from your medical record.
If you are currently registered to book appointments on-line you can see the list currently.
You will know the daily dosage
You will know when this item was last issued.
You will see how many further issues there are of each repeat medication before a doctor must conduct a review.
REMEMBER - DO NOT SHARE USER NAMES & PASSWORDS WITH ANYONE, PHARMACIES WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THE NEW SERVICE ON YOUR BEHALF.
(Site updated 21/05/2018)