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Useful Information


  • Pharmacy News

    Your local pharmacy will be able to give you free health advice, for which you do not need an appointment. Stop Smoking clinics are also held local pharmacies, offering free advice and support to help you quit. Many pharmacies operate extended hours on a rota basis. 

  • Surgery Charges

    Please note that there is a charge for letters/reports/medical questionnaires etc, that are completed by your GP. Please call us on 01509 601201 for a list of charges.

  • Dental Problems

    Doctors are not trained to deal with dental problems. Dentists do not work at minor injury units, Loughborough Walk-In Centre or the accident and emergency departments.

    If you have any problems with you teeth or gums (such as toothache, or an abcess in your mouth, especially if you have a swelling around the tooth) you must contact your dentist during opening hours, or NHS Choices on 111 for emergency dental advice out of hours.

    Local Shepshed dentists include:


    • Charnwood Dental Centre - Telephone 01509 503 208

    • PJ Bower - Telephone 01509 600059

Useful information

If you are having difficulty in obtaining NHS dental services in this area, please call 01455 441971 or 01509 564444 for advice.

  • Your Choice - Choose and Book

    We can book hospital appointments on your behalf using the NHS Choose and Book system. This is an online booking system which also allows you to book your own appointment if you prefer.


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