Extended Access and Appointment Choices

We offer extended access to our patients along with 5 of our neighbouring practices (Macklin Street Surgery, Osmaston Road Surgery, Horizon Healthcare, Friargate Surgery and Wilson Street surgery), we are working together to provide greater access and additional appointments to our patients. This is in addition to our current Tuesday evening extended access session. Please see our opening hours for more information.

Derwent Medical Centre is part of the federation ‘Derby City Primary Care Ltd’. The federation comprises of 6 GP surgeries across Derby City, including:

  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Derwent Medical Centre
  • Friar Gate Surgery
  • Macklin Street Surgery
  • Osmaston Surgery
  • Wilson Street Surgery

The federation is offering extended access appointments to its combined 70,000 patient population. The pilot scheme will support the surgeries in providing additional appointments that are more accessible for all our patients.

All extended access services are provided at: Horizon Healthcare, 3 Burton Road, Derby, DE1 1TH

We operate 7 days a week:

  • Monday-Friday – 18:00 to 20:00. Appointments are bookable on the day.
  • Saturdays – 08:00 to 12:00. Appointments can be pre-booked one week in advance.
  • Sundays – 09:30 to 12:30. Appointments can be pre-booked one week in advance.

How do I access the service?

The provision of this service is only available to patients who are registered with one of the 6 surgeries within Derby City Primary Care.

Appointments are made via the patient’s own GP surgery and are available to patients who are unable to access appointments during normal surgery hours or when surgery appointments are fully booked.

Please note, this is NOT a ‘Walk-in Service’.

What conditions can be treated?

The hubs are designed to treat patients with acute minor ailments who require a face-to-face clinical assessment in order to be treated appropriately. It will be primarily GP & nurse practitioner appointments.

Patients who cannot be seen:

  • Babies under 12 weeks old
  • Pregnancy-related problems
  • Chronic disease or long-term condition management that requires continuity of care
  • Severe mental health problems
  • Patients identified with a potentially life-threatening medical condition which requires referral to urgent or emergency care settings
  • Walk-in patients