GP Forward – Extended Access Hub Service

Derby City Primary Care Ltd comprises of 6 GP surgeries across Derby City, including:

  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Derwent Medical Centre
  • Friar Gate Surgery
  • Macklin Street Surgery
  • Osmaston Surgery
  • Wilson Street Surgery

The federation is offering extended access appointments to its combined 70,000 patient population. The pilot scheme will support the surgeries in providing additional appointments that are more accessible for all.

Opening Times

Starting on Sunday 30th September 2018, services will be provided at the following days/times:

  • Monday to Friday – 18:30 – 20:00
  • Saturday – 09:00 – 17:00
  • Sunday – Closed

All extended access services are provided at Horizon Healthcare, 3-5 Burton Road, Derby, DE1 1TH

How do I access the service?

The provision of this service is only available to patients who are registered with one of the 6 surgeries within Derby City Primary Care.

Appointments are made via the patients’ own GP surgery and are available to patients who are unable to access appointments during normal surgery hours or when surgery appointments are fully booked.

What conditions can be treated?

The hubs are designed to treat patients with acute minor ailments who require a face-to-face clinical assessment in order to be treated appropriately. It will be primarily GP & Nurse Practitioner appointments.

Patients who cannot be seen:

  • Babies under 12 weeks old
  • Pregnancy-related problems
  • Chronic disease or long-term condition management that requires continuity of care
  • Severe mental health problems
  • Patients identified with a potentially life-threatening medical condition which requires referral to urgent or emergency care settings
  • Walk-in patients

A federation of six Derby City North Surgeries is offering access to appointments each evening and at weekends to provide more accessibility to our combined patient group. These appointments are currently offered at the Horizon Healthcare site.

Monday – Friday, 18:00 – 20:00

Saturday – Sunday, 09:00 – 12:00

and every Bank Holiday

At the Extended Access Hub we treat

Acute minor ailments at face to face appointments with Clinicians.

At the Extended Access Hub we do not treat

Babies under 12 weeks; Pregnancy related problems; chronic disease; long term conditions that require more than one appointment; severe mental health problems; patients identified with a potentially life-threatening medical condition which requires referral to urgent or emergency care settings; walk-in patients.

Nurse Appointments

We have also Nurse appointments available at our Extended Access Hub for Smear Tests and Chronic Disease Reviews. Please check with a Patient Coordinator.

How to Book

This service is currently booking for Smear tests and Long Term Condition Reviews (eg asthma, diabetes, etc) Call the Horizon Healthcare number to book.