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The surgery will be closed on Monday 7th May & Monday 28th May (Bank Holidays). 

Please call 111 if you need emergency medical attention during this time

If you need medical help while we are closed there are many services in place to treat people who urgently need healthcare, but it isn’t a serious or life threatening emergency.

If you are unsure of the service you need, or need immediate medical advice you should call NHS 111. They can give you advice and if you need to speak directly to a health care professional then they are available on the other end of the phone, whatever the time of day or night.

Walk in services are also available at Loughborough Urgent Care Centre.

If you do need to go to the emergency department, please think about if you can manage to get there using your own transport, or a taxi. Ambulances in the area will always prioritise the most serious cases first, so if your condition is not serious or life threatening and it’s safe to do so, we would recommend seeing if you can get family or friends to help you get to the emergency department. If you’re not sure, ring NHS 111 and they will advise you.

Castle Mead Medical Centre awarded GOOD in all categories  from Care Quality Commissioning please follow link for the report http://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-584924244

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Nurse Practitioners

Mr David Wilkinson (m)

David Wilkinson joined the practice on the 26th May 2015 as an Urgent Care Practitioner.  David is a very experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner who previously worked at the Urgent Care Centre at Leicester Royal Infirmary.  David runs an Urgent Care Clinic every day at the surgery.

Nurses

Mrs Anne Turner (f)
Practice Nurse. Anne joined the team in 1991 and is our lead nurse. As well as all general nursing duties, Anne specialises in Family Planning, Asthma, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease and Minor Illness. Anne also has an interest in Palliative Care and co-ordinates the practice Gold Standards Palliative Care Framework.
Mrs Karen Kerr (f)
Practice Nurse Karen joined to practice in 2004 with a background in midwifery. As well as all general nursing duties, Karen specialises in Diabetes, Asthma Management and Travel Health and Smoking Cessation
Mrs Amanda Thompson (f)

Amanda qualified in 2005 and has a 6 year hospital background at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.  For the last 2 years Amanda has been with the Aneurysm Screening Team and the Leicester Royal Infirmary.


 

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Hannah Wainwright (f)

Hannah Joined us in March 2012 and is able to see patients for routine blood pressure readings, new patient checks, contraceptive checks, HRT checks, audiometry tests, and the recording of ECG’s.  She is also able to see patients for routine health checks.  Hannah is also able to do dressings and phlebotomy (Hannah works at both Castle Mead and Stoke Golding Surgeries).

 

Mrs Lucy Feehan (f)

Lucy originally joined us as a receptionist but already had some qualifications for Health Care Assistant in a hospital and has now joined the nursing team as our own Health Care Assistant and will continue with her training with us.

 
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