A Warm Welcome to Orchard Medical Practice
We hope you find our website useful with information, questionnaires, feedback forms, opening/closing times.
Please help us to help you by reading this website and follow the suggestions made to ensure that appropriate services can be provided when you most need them.
We provide a range of services at the practice please see our information sheet
Bank Holiday Closure
The practice will be closed from Saturday 25th May and will re-open on Tuesday 28th May 2019. If you need to access emergency medical care that will not wait until Tuesday please either call 111 or attend PC24 or A&E or ask your local pharmacy who may be able to help. Please also bear in mind the above dates in mind when ordering/collecting your prescriptions.
Please click on the attached link which details which pharmacies are open during the bank holiday weekend. Pharmacies over Bank Holiday
Are you concerned about falling or worried about a family member, friend or neighbour? Please click on the link below for some useful tips and information.
Many Congratulations to Dr Temple on winning 'Going the Extra Mile' award & Tracey for winning the 'Kindness Award' at the Mansfield & Ashfield Celebrating Success Awards on 17th September 2018 and to lots of our staff who received nominations
Extended Opening Hours
From 5th June 2017 we started our new opening hours until 8 pm Monday to Friday as well as Saturday mornings until 11.45 am. These appointments are also bookable on line. Appointments on a Saturday and a weekday until 8pm are pre-bookable only.
Sunday appointments are also available - these appointments will be based at Primary Care 24, please book these by speaking to one of our receptionists at the practice.
Changes we made to the Appointments System in August 17
please click on the link to find out more appointments flyer
CQC RATED 'OUTSTANDING'
We are delighted to share with you from our Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspection visit on 4th August 2016, we have been rated as 'Outstanding'. We are very proud to have achieved this and feel it is testimony to the hard work of All Doctors & Staff at the practice.
You can read the full report on the following link https://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-584627497
Choose Well - please read
Our local, King's Mill Hospital and out of hours services are already under a great deal of pressure . Could we please ask and urge you to think where the best place to go for your problem is before attending Out of Hours services or Accident & Emergency, this leaflet on the link below may help you to make the right decision. We do have the leaflet in other languages too within the practice. We really do appreciate your help in taking the time to read this. We also attach a link below of how you can self help. Thank you for your help.
We currently have 3 Salaried GPs within the practice, Dr Dodd (female) who has been working at Orchard since February 2018, Dr Kia (male) since April 18. We still have an advert out for another Salaried GP.
Orchard is accredited by the Deanery at the University of Nottingham Medical School as a Training practice for doctors intending to become GPs. We are proud to have achieved this recognition.
Our current GP Registrar is Dr Olusegun Gisanrin(M) who is a fully qualified Doctor training to become a General Practitioner. Dr Mills & Dr West are their training Mentors. Registrars work full time in the practice for a period of 4 to 12 months dependent upon the stage of training they are at.
You can order your repeat prescriptions/book Doctor's Appointments/Cancel your appointment on line as well as see a summary of your record.
To use this service you must first of all bring proof of Identification, preferably photo, in to the practice to obtain a username and password (please wait 24 hours to activate). You can then log on to the icons at the bottom of this page to access your account. Please note the prescriptions on line is for medication that is on repeat not acute items.