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Carers Event

Do you care for a relative or friend?

Do you help someone to do things they should be able to carry out themselves as part of everyday life, but can’t because they have care and support needs?

Do you help someone to wash, dress or eat, take them to appointments, do their shopping or support them emotionally?

If the answer is YES, YOU are a carer


Why not call in to our drop-in clinic being held at the practice on

Monday 18th June 2018 - 10 am to 12 noon.

Jazz will be here to give you Information, Advice, Guidance and Peer Support

Signpost you to other organisations and Carer Support Groups,

Free health & wellbeing membership, Access to carer breaks,

Free training and caring support, Carers smart benefits, discounts and carer grants



GP+ Service - Evening & Weekend Appointments bookable through your GP Practice

GP+ Service

For patients registered at this practice you can now access additional routine appointments during evenings and weekends through the new GP+ Nottingham City Service.

Appointments are available to see GPs, Practice Nurses, Clinical Pharmacists and Physiotherapists in a fully equipped accessible location on Upper Parliament Street in Nottingham City Centre.

Opening Hours:

4pm to 8pm - Monday to Friday

9am to 1pm Saturday & Sunday

This will NOT be a walk-in service. Appointments are required and are bookable through our reception team.


Surgery Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Please click on the link above to view our Practice Newsletter which is full of useful information on:

  • Patient Questionnaire Results
  • New Stop Smoking Service
  • Breast Screening Service
  • Pharmacy First
  • NEW GP+ Service
  • Our Patient Participation Group


Are you a Carer?

Are you a Carer?

A carer is someone who, without payment, provides help and support to a partner, child or neighbour, who could not manage without help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, disability or addiction. A carer may be a child, young person or an adult.

We are interested in identifying carers, especially those people who may be acring without help or support. We know that carers are often 'hidden' looking after a family member or helping a friend or neighbour with day to day tasks and may not see themselves as a carer.

Caring for someone is an important and valuable role in the community which is often a 24 hour job that can be very demanding and isolating for the carer. Carers should receive appropriate support by way of access to accurate information on a range of topics such as entitlement to benefits and respite care and not least a listening ear when things become too much.

If you are a carer you are also entitled to have a Carers Assessment which provides a chance to talk about your needs as a carer and the possible ways help can be given. It also looks at the needs of the person for whom you are caring for. There is no charge for this assessment.

Please contact reception if you are a carer and we can update our records and provide you with some relevant information regarding national and local support services.

You may find the following websites useful:

If you would like any further information please speak to a member of our reception team


Dementia Friendly

Aspley Medical Centre is working towards becoming a Dementia Friendly Practice to ensure we provide accessible care and support for our patients with dementia.

Our practice is working towards:

  • Ensuring appointments are flexible and meet the needs of the patient
  • Put appropriate consent procedures in place
  • use computer systems to assist in monitoring
  • Respect carers as a key partner in the patient's journey
  • Value the views of patient's and carers within the practice
  • Provide appropriate dementia training for our practice staff
  • Commit to the development of a dementia-friendly culture in the practice
  • Ensure the practice is part of a dementia-friendly community
  • Ensure patients receive a timely diagnosis
  • Ensure care plans are integral to the overall care of the patient
  • Ensure post-diagnosis support is a key component of follow-up care
  • Ensure the physical environment and practice layout allows the patient to navigate the building independently
  • Ensure patients are comfortable with and within the physical environment

Supporting our practice to acheive the above standards please see the contact list below for further information and support

Alzheimer's Society: Support Services

  • Nottingham Dementia Support Services: 0115 934 3800
  • National Dementia Helpline: Tel 0300 222 1122
  • Dementia Connect: list of support services in your area


If you are a carer or a patient who has dementia please ask at our reception desk for further information and support

Online Services & Staff Training Dates

From January 2017 the practice discontinued the use of Patient Partner the 24 hour automated telephone line to book or cancel appointments, instead patients can ring and speak to our well trained and friendly staff. We also offer an ONLINE service where you can book, cancel and manage your appointments, prescriptions and also have access to your online records. If you would like to use this service please speak to a member of our reception team who are happy to help and give advice on the services we offer.


The surgery will be closed on the following dates from 12 noon for the telephones and 12.30pm surgery closed to allow all our staff to attend relevant training sessions throughout the year.

Tues 19th June 2018

Tues 17th July 2018




Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Service

This service is for people with bone, muscle or joint problems, such as back pain, whiplash injuries, arthritis, sprains and sports injuries.

If you have a musculoskeletal injury, the physiotherapist, Occupational therapists and Rehabilitation Exercise Practitioners will work with you to help you recover as quickly as possible.

You can refer yourself by calling 0115 883 8320 or why not visit the website for more advice and support