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Welcome to Brierley Park Medical Centre. Our aim is to treat all our patients equally and to give you an effective service that is sensitive to your needs.
The doctors and staff are committed to providing high quality medical care.
We look forward to welcoming you to our practice and hope that we may meet your needs. If you feel that there is something else that we could offer, we are keen to hear from you.
Carers Event Wednesday 25th March 2020
2pm - 4pm
Are you a carer, or know someone who is? Come along to information even to find out about support for carers, information regarding needs, support and benefits available, Power of attorney - Welfare and health/financial and much more.
Pick a pharmacy for Pancake Day
On Pancake Day, Tuesday 25th February, Brierley Park will move entirely to using electronic prescriptions. This is mandated by NHS England, will help the environment (saving paper and ink), and release Doctors’ time.
You can help this transition by picking a pharmacy, where your prescriptions will usually go electronically. If you don’t Pick a Pharmacy, or need to use a different pharmacy than usual, you will get a Prescription Token. This looks like your usual paper prescription but has a barcode for your pharmacy. Your Doctor does not need to sign it.
To ensure the process is efficient, it is important that requests for medications are submitted with at least 48 hours’ notice. It will no longer be possible to sign late-requested paper prescriptions on the day while patients wait. Urgent requests will normally be dealt with electronically by the On-Call Doctor at fixed points in the day and patients will need to liaise with their chosen pharmacy or collect a token from the practice at the end of the day.
On Pancake Day, Tuesday 25th February 2020, Brierley Park will move entirely to using electronic prescriptions
Have you asked your pharmacist?
Minor short term illnesses can be treated at home or by getting advice from your local pharmacy. You don't always need a doctor or nurse for:
- Coughs, colds and blocked nose
- Hay fever
- Headaches or Migraines
- Indigestion and heartburn
- Minor pains (aches, sprains or strains)
- Constipation or diahorrea
- Temperature or fever
If your symptoms are not improving after a few days of treatment with over the counter medications, you should contact the local pharmacist or your GP for more advice.
Download the MJOG messenger
Get MJOG messenger
The MJOG smart app is now available to download on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. If you have consented to receive SMS messages from the surgery then you can download the MJOG smart app for more integrated communication with us.The messages we send you can contain more information as well as images and links to websites. The app makes replying to us a lot easier with more options, as well as being able to phone the surgery from directly within the app. Messages sent via MJOG smart app are free for both the surgery and yourself. For more information, visit your respective app store or click the link below the image
If you do not have access to a smartphone but do have access to a computer you can still access our online services by coming into the surgery with photo identification. We will then give you a username and password to access the same online services as the NHS app. Currently they both have the same information and features, but in future the NHS app will have much more to offer than our services.
For more information on this, please visit the Online services page
Citizens Advice Bureau Ashfield Outreach
The citizen’s advice bureau is here at Brierley Park Medical Centre the first Thursday of the month 9:30am - 2:00pm
GP Access Scheme
Monday - Friday 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Saturday morning 9:00am - 12 noon
Sunday & Bank Holidays 9:00am - 1:00pm
Ashfield North Federation of practices includes, Willowbrook Medical Practice, Woodlands Medical Practice, Brierley Park Medical Centre, Skegby Family Medical Centre and Kings Medical Centre. We are a group of practices who are working together to offer our patients access to GP pre-booked appointments evenings and weekends.
You can now have pre-bookable appointments Sunday & Bank Holidays at Forest Medical, Rosemary Street, Mansfield, NG19 6AB (near civic centre).
These appointments can only be booked through your own GP practice. There will be a GP and sometimes a nurse on duty at each surgery. Your appointment will be 15 minutes long. There are no emergency appointments available during extended GP Access Surgeries. Should the GP you see like to refer you for further investigations or procedures, this information will be passed on to your usual GP practice to process.
Extended GP Access service is now accessible 7 days per week. If you require an appointment on a Sunday please enquire with the reception team. For further information https://www.mansfieldandashfieldccg.nhs.uk/our-services/doctors-surgeries/did-you-know-you-can-now-book-gp-appointments-in-mid-nottinghamshire-on-evenings-and-weekends/
Great Self-Care App for patients
and staff alike!
The website below if full of apps around healthy lifestyle choices and self-care advice with community forums for discussion topics.
We are an accredited training and teaching practice. We have speciality trainee Doctors (who are qualified Doctors who are training to be come GPs) and Foundation Doctors (who are qualified Doctors with over a year's experience of working since they left medical school
We work as part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) We are an accredited level 2 research practice. We undertake research studies to benefit the health and wellbeing of our patients and to help to contribute to the knowledge of humankind. You can read more about the NIHRR CRN here:
(Site updated 19/02/2020)