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We realise it can be difficult to get through on the telephone especially first thing in the morning. It can be time consuming trying to call so now we have a mobile number for you to text if you are unable to attend your appointment.

All you need to do is text leaving your name/d.o.b and the date & time of the appointment you wish to cancel. This will help to reduce the number of wasted appointments. 

Please make a note of the number:-

07404 324649

Please ensure we have your up to date mobile number. Please speak to reception if it needs updating.

**Please note: - this mobile number only accepts text messages to cancel appointments; it does not accept incoming calls and other requests.



General Data Protection Regulation

The new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018, superseding the current Data Protection Act (1998).

Under the terms of the new GDPR, a privacy notice is required to explain to patients what personal information is held about them and how it is collected and processed. Please click on the GDPR link on the top menu or click here to access the privacy notice.




Welcome to Sandra our new Practice Nurse. Sandra will be adding to our nursing team from May


We are please to announce the arrival of four new Partners at the surgery to join Dr Rabbitt and Dr Danaher



Dr Shabbir Tejani, Dr Abbas Tejani, Dr Helal Ali and Dr Ritesh Chawda


you can now follow us on twitter






We want to get you in touch with the right person to help with your problem first time


Extended Service

We are pleased to announce that we have increased our service for patients with muscle and joint problems

Our service is led by Mr John Haynes

John has worked with Leicester Tigers and Leicester City Football Club in addition to working in specialist clinics in the Leicester NHS Hospitals is now available on Tuesdays and Fridays.

You do not not need to see a doctor first to make an appointment for this service. For more information contact reception.




Our Patient Reference Group

Patient representation plays a crucial part in helping the practice identify what it can do better and what is important to patients. For the past few years the range of health services available to patients has expanded dramatically and this has resulted in a greater demand for GP and Nursing time both in person and over the telephone. This has led to many competing demands on our limited time and as a result is making it harder to provide a first class service.

Working together with the PRG we hope to improve local awareness about services, the appointment system and the functioning of the practice which we hope will then bring benefits to our patients.

Our meetings take place every three months. 


To read minutes from our previous meetings please click on the Patient Participation tab on this website.  

If you would like to join the group or discuss further, please contact the Practice.


Next PRG Meeting to be held on Friday 5th October at 13:30 at Groby Road Medical Centre




Enhanced Summary Care Records

Care professionals in England use an electronic record called the Summary Care Record (SCR). This can provide those involved in your care with faster secure access to key information from your GP record.

Please visit our Enhanced SCR page by clicking here for more information and information leaflets and forms. 


Healthcare Hubs

Appointments are now available for Leicester City Patients accross four hubs in Leicester. 

Please call 0116 366 0560 or 111 for Westcotes, Saffron & Belgrave HUB or 111 for Merlyn Vaz Hub during their opening hours for appointments.  

Opening times:

Westcotes HUB: 08:00 to 20:00 - Seven days a week

Saffron & Brandon HUB: Weekdays: 18:30 to 22:00 & Weekends & Bank Holidays: 09:00 to 22:00

Merlyn Vaz Health & Social Care Hub - 8am – 8pm seven days a week Including weekends and Bank Holidays

PLEASE NOTE: PATIENTS MUST PRE-BOOK APPOINTMENTS AT THE SAFFRON, WESTCOTES AND BELGRAVE HUBS. They are NOT walk in centres. Although the Merlyn Vaz Hub can accept walk-in patients, patients are encouraged to pre-book an appointment to minimise their waiting times.  

(CLICK HERE for the Healthcare Hub Information ) 



IMPORTANT: Up to date contact details

It is very important that you keep you and your family's contact information, including telephone numbers and addresses, up to date.  

With your consent we are able to send you text message reminders about your appointments.  

We can also contact you regarding your care if needed. 


Electronic Prescription Service

Our practice can now send your prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy of your choice, saving you from having to collect from the surgery - please let a member of staff know if you like this service.  



GP Net Earnings Disclosure

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The mean earnings for GPs working in Practicer Name in the financial year ended 31st March 2017 was £55,711 before deduction of employee's superannuation contributions, tax and National Insurance. This is the average pay for the 1 full-time GP and 6 part-time GPs who worked in the practice for more than 6 months during that year.