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FRIENDS OF DESFORD SURGERY -  PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP 

The Friends of Desford Surgery are looking for enthusiastic new members to join them in supporting the Medical Centre. The group meet 4 times a year, and represent the voice of patients, and also attend regular meetings within the wider Clinical commissioning group. Additionally, the group produce a quarterly newsletter for patients, as well as organise fundraising and health awareness events. If you are interested in joining the group, please contact Mrs Anju Maini, at the Surgery. Thank you!

 

Appointments can now be booked on line.  Please contact the Surgery, if you wish to use this facility.  Details will be provided on how to register.

 

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Access to Urgent Healthcare

The Accident & Emergency Department at the Leicester Royal Infirmary is best utilised for serious and life threatening conditions such as heavy bleeding, chest pain, strokes, burns and scalds etc. Many patients attending A & E, may be able to be treated elsewhere. Please see other available services, below.

During daytime working hours (8.00am to 6.30pm Mon -Fri) you should contact the Medical Centre if an urgent appointment or advice is required. The Practice offers a combination of face to face and telephone consultations daily. Minor injuries can also be seen at the Surgery.

During evenings and weekends when the surgery is closed, and your problem can't wait until the Surgery reopens, please dial 111, and a NHS 111 advisor will signpost you to the appropriate service.

Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester. LE1 5WW. The Urgent Care Centre. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Urgent Care Centre, Loughborough Hospital, Hospital Way, Loughborough Leicestershire LE11 5JY.. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Now with extended X-ray facilities, 9am to 5pm Mon-Fri and 10am to 6pm on weekends.

Fielding Palmer Hospital Minor injury Unit, Gilmorton Road Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 4DZ tel 01455 552 150 Open from 9am to 9pm 365 days a year for Minor Injuries only.

Oadby & Wigston Walk in Centre , 18 The Parade, Oadby LE2 5BJ tel 0116 2711360.  Open 8am to 9pm weekdays,  8am to 8pm weekends / bank holidays, 365 days a year.

 

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