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Welcome to the new website for Western Rural Healthcare

Welcome along to our surgery website where we hope you will quickly benefit from a user friendly layout and a wealth of information about our healthcare services. Find out when we’re open and what to do when we’re not, all from the comfort of your own home.

Please contact reception 816 71211 to cancel an appointment or log on www.castlederggroupsurgery.co.uk - we want to raise awareness of the need to cancel an appointment, were possible so we can offer it to someone else.

Emergency Appointments

Emergency slots are released @ 8.30am each morning - these are for emergencies only - remember it is 1 problem only, you may be asked to make a follow-up appointment if more than 1 problem.

Breast Screening

Patients aged 50-70 years will be invited for breast screening in August, September '14 - this is a 3 year re-call.  If the date, time does not suit please contact the number on your invite letter and not the surgery.  We look forward to a good uptake.  The breast screening programme in N.I. is for all women aged 50-70, if you are 70 or over and still wish to be screened you can contact Altnagelvin Hospital breast screening - 71345171 and an appointment can be arranged.  Over 70 - what now? Looking after your breasts leaflet available in receiption.

Flu vaccine / shingles campaign 2015

Patients 70 years, 78,79 will receive an invite letter over the summer months - we plan to run our flu / shingles campaign Monday 28th September - Friday 2nd October '15.  No letters will be sent.  We will have adverts in local press, church bulletins etc.  Please attend between 9 - 1pm or 2 - 5.30pm.  We would appreciate a good uptake of the flu / shingles vaccine.  If you are outside of this age group and would like a vaccine please leave your details at reception - we have to vaccinate patients in this age group first but if there are stock left over we can keep you in mind.

 

NEW GP

Dr Fiona Murphy joined us as a New Partner on 2nd November 2015.  She is available for consultations. 

Demand Management - Education & Self management. Click here to read more.

 

Need to cancel an appointment or did not attend (DNA). Click here to read more.

 

Improving Patient Access - read how we have improved services, particularly for those patients with a disability

 
 

 

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