Idle Medical Centre - News

  • 14 Oct 2020


    We have experienced a major computer hardware problem and as a result have no IT systems including access to e-mail. Our phones are working. We are working hard to resolve the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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  • 29 Sep 2020

    Flu Clinics are GO!!

    Idle Medical Centre ran its first flu clinic of the year on Saturday 26th September. Our team of "jabbers" and "inputters" got through over 200 patients in a "Covid safe" environment. More clinics will be held on 3rd, 17th and 31st October, ...

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  • 18 Sep 2020

    Getting Tested For Coronavirus

      Getting tested for coronavirus   If you have symptoms of coronavirus, you can book a test using the online booking system at or by calling 119. There are a number of testing centres across our area.   GP ...

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  • 15 Jul 2020

    Face Coverings In Public

    Guidance note for patients requesting exemption letters     We are aware that some patients might be understandably anxious about the Government’s recent announcements around the use of face masks in various public settings. ...

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  • 16 Jun 2020

    Coronavirus and Face Coverings

    Following Government and NHS advice, we have decided to request that all patients attending the surgery to see a clinician must wear a face covering. This is to help us prevent the spread of coronavirus. The covering can be a face mask or some ...

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  • 5 May 2020

    New Partner at Idle Medical Centre

    We are delighted to announce that Dr Stephen Foulks has taken up the position of Partner here at Idle Medical Centre. Stephen has been with us as a Salaried GP since 2016 and now joins Dr Matthew Parker and Dr Chanchal Bhattacharjee as ...

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  • 25 Mar 2020

    Idle Medical Centre Adapts To Meet Challenges

    Idle Medcial centre is continuing to adapt to the challenges being presented to us by the  Coronavirus situation. The picture below shows staff holding our daily "COBRA" meeting to agree on the latest steps that need to be taken. As you can ...

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  • 13 Dec 2019

    Xmas Jumper Day

    Staff at Idle Medical Centre took part in National Xmas Jumper Day to raise money for charity. From L- R, Shanket, Kam, Debbie, Stephen, Jo, Karen, Mel and Denise were just some of the staff displaying their finest winter woollies!!

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  • 11 Nov 2019

    Comings and Goings.........

    GPs joining us and leaving us....

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  • 31 Oct 2019

    Social Prescribing Service to be based at Idle Medical Centre

    A new Social Prescribing Service is to be established at Idle Medical Centre. For 3 half days per week, Mo Suleman (below) will be based here, giving patients the opportunity to discuss issues such as Social isolation i.e. groups, walks and ...

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