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Are You a Carer?

If you help to look after a partner, relative, friend or neighbour who is frail or who has a health problem or a disability, you can ask for your own needs to be assessed. Please call into the surgery and ask for a Carers Pack, which may be of help to you. You can also download our carers leaflet

pdf Download our Carers Leaflet

This leaflet provides support and where you can get help in caring for someone. Similarly we have included some useful telephone numbers on the website for you.

We will mark your record so that we know you are a Carer. Remember, you will also be entitled to an annual Flu jab.


Evening Support Service for Carers

Derbyshire Carers Association now have a Wednesday evening telephone support service in place for all Carers accross Derby & Derbyshire. The service is available from 4pm until 7pm and the telepone contact number is 01773 743355


pdf Download our Useful Contacts for Carers sheet


Carers Week - 9 to 15 June 2014

Watch this space for further details coming shortly about activities in the Surgery during Carers Week.




Derby Carers Centre

Please click on the attached document to view the most recent Derby Carers Centre newsletter.

Derby Carers Newsletter-Front


Derby Carers Newsletter-Back




RightCare is designed to help you access the right level of care for your health problems and avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital Out of Hours. RightCare helps to lower patient anxiety, provides reassurance and allows patients to access appropriate healthcare and advice quickly. 

pdf Rightcare Patient Information Leaflet 


Silver Line - Have you heard of it?

The Silver Line is a confidential, free helpline for older people including Carers and is open every day and night of the year. Click on the link below for further details.  

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Further information for carers

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.
Online Enquiry Form

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

Please click on the link below for information about support for Dementia sufferers, their families and Carers. 


Dementia Support in Derby


If you are registered with our practice and are a Carer for a Dementia patient, please let us know so we can provide support and information you may find useful.


Dementia Health Check Leaflet


May Day Bank Holiday

Please note the Surgery will be closed on Monday 5 May 2014.

We will re-open on Tuesday 6 May 2014.

Spring Newsletter

The PPG have prepared our Spring Newsletter and this can be found by clicking the Patient Group tab below.


Please click on the new Care Data tab below for important information about your medical records.

Thank You

Thank you to all our patients for your continued support and involvement in the training of Students and GP Registrars that visit our practice. As a result we have been congratulated by the East Midlands Education & Training Board as being the highest rated training practice in the East Midlands.  

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