Did you know that you don't always need to see a GP to be referred on to other services?

There are many services that patients can access directly, cutting down on waiting times for you - getting you seen and treated as soon as possible.

Direct Access Services





- If you have had a fall / cut yourself / burns / think you may have broken a bone
please attend
A&E / Minor Injuries Unit


-Local A&E Department:

Chesterfield Royal Hospital


Whitworth Hospital Minor Injuries Unit




- You don’t need to see a GP for ailments: eg: cold-sores, hayfever, thrush, conjunctivitis—these
are just a few of the things that can be treated with OTC medication & advice from any trained pharmacist.
- Please contact your local pharmacy.



- We have a pharmacist that works from the surgery 2 days each week to see patients needing medication reviews.

—call the surgery and book in with

Liz Carlile
01246 568065




- If you are aged 50+ & require a hearing test our ‘Ear Care’ leaflet has some local providers.
If you think you need your ears irrigating please book an appointment to see our
Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
 Ear Care Leaflet



- GP Surgeries do not deal with dental problems. You should contact your dentist, if you are not registered with a dentist NHS 111 service can find you an emergency dentist.


- Call 111

or go to:

111 Online





- For any musculoskeletal problems such as knee pain, back pain & neck pain
—you can self-refer to the
Physio service - unless you are concerned it is something more serious then see a GP.


- Self Refer by calling
Physio Service 
01246 565050



- For any foot related problems you can self refer to the
Podiatry Service.


- Self Refer by calling
Podiatry Service
01246 293731



- If you are concerned you may have an STI please call the Sexual Health Service.


 - Sexual Health Service
0800 3283383




- If you are pregnant, you no longer need a GP to verify it - you can contact the Midwives directly and make your
first appointment for when you are between 8-10 weeks pregnant.

- Midwifery Base
01246 206161



- For infant feeding problems and pre-school (Up to the age of 5 years) child development contact the
Health Visitors directly.

- Health Visitors
01246 253025



   Any school age child that has missed a booster immunisation or for any query about such immunisations
please call
Immunisation Team.

If you have concerns about your child’s behaviour or mental health contact the SPA Team.

   - Immunisation Team 
01283 707178

   - SPA Team 01246 515100


If you are aged 16 years + and need some counselling, have low mood, depression or just need someone
to talk to - look at our list of local IAPT providers.


IAPT Service Providers 



- For any lifestyle advice re: Weight Loss / Getting Active / Stop Smoking - you can self-refer to the
Live Life Better Derbyshire Programme.          


Live Life Better
0800 0852299 / 01629538200 

or online at:

Live Life Better





- If you or a family member are housebound and require wound management, catheter support or end of life symptom control
- contact the Community
Nursing Team directly.    


  District Nursing Team  




- For an assessment re: incontinence or to obtain incontinence pads please contact the Continence Service.
(Adults only)



Continence Service
01773 546960

For More Information:

Continence Services 




- If you or a family member needs support with care needs please contact:

‘CALL DERBYSHIRE’ to see what support is available to you.


‘CALL DERBYSHIRE’ 08456058058

or visit:

Call Derbyshire





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