If you have an illness or injury that won’t go away that isn’t life threatening, contact your GP surgery first if possible to make an appointment.
They provide a range of services by appointment and when absolutely essential can make home visits. Core opening hours are Mon-Fri 8am – 6:30pm, however many GPs now offer extended opening hours including at evenings and weekends. Please contact your practice for details. Click here to find your local practice.
East Leicestershire and Rutland has 31 practices serving patients in the three locality areas of Melton, Rutland, Market Harborough; Blaby District and Lutterworth; Oadby and Wigston.
To find your nearest GP service, go to NHS Choices www.nhs.uk or call NHS 111.
GP Out of Hours Service
If you need medical advice outside of your GP surgery’s opening hours call NHS 111. This service replaces the old Out of Hours phone number and will help you to access the correct local urgent health care service. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones – just dial 111.