Welcome to Charnwood Surgery
We are a small suburban surgery based in the village of Mountsorrel. With 2 GPs, 1 practice nurse, a healthcare assistant and an admin team. We work together as a healthcare team and are committed to ensuring that our patients receive a friendly, caring and accessible family health service
We have a diverse patient population each with different healthcare needs, and we aim to provide a service that works for each of you. The main focus of our healthcare team is ensuring the good health and wellbeing of our patients and wherever possible to provide the right individualised care and treatment to maintain a good quality of life.
To improve the health, well-being and lives of our patients by providing high quality care in a traditional family GP practice.
NEWS HEADLINES FROM CHARNWOOD SURGERY
Please see our 'Latest News' section for more information
***** Diabetic Eye Screening *****
An important part of your diabetes care is a yearly examination of your eyes, using digital photography, to look for any diabetes related changes or problems. It is now time for your eyes to be examined and photographed.
The Screeners will be here at Charnwood Surgery on Friday 19 October 2018, Friday 26 October 2018 and Friday 2 November 2018.
Patients will be sent a letter when you are due for screening. If you have any queries call 0116 258 3150.
There is still an ongoing fault with our telephone lines and we are doing everything possible to get the fault corrected.
We wish to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but ask that you please be patient for a short while further. In the meantime you could always use our online facilities to either book an appointment, request a repeat prescription or view your summary record. If you have not already requested your login details and wish to use our online services then please contact reception for more information or find further information on our website (right hand side).
*****Shingles Vaccination *****
Are you eligible for a shingles vaccination?
Shingles can be very painful and tends to affect people more commonly as they get older. And the older you are, the worse it can be. For some, the pain caused by shingles can last for many years.
Please see the News section (top of page) for more information and the shingles calculator.
*****Sexual Health Testing Kits *****
Online Self Testing Kits
A free online testing kit to test for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV and Syphilis is now available for those over 25 via our website. If aged 24 and under there is a kit to order online to test for Chlamydia. Kits are sent in a discreet, small ‘postbox’ sized box with everything you need to complete and return the kit to us. To recommend this service to someone please direct them to this link:
***** Minor Injuries Service *****
We provide a minor injury service here at the surgery for injuries that are not life threatening, for example abrasions, bruises, sprains or minor trauma to hands, limbs or feet. Please see our 'latest news' section of right hand side for more information.
(Site updated 16/08/2018)