Further Opening Information
The Surgery's phone lines are available from 08:00 until 18:00.
The practice doors remain open until 18:30 for collection of prescriptions, booking appointments and other non-clinical queries.
Please note we are closed on one Wednesday afternoon per month for essential staff training:
September 9th; October 14th; November 11th; December 9th; January 13th; Febuary 10th; March 10th.
- Monday evening (1 in 4) - 18:30 - 20:30
- Tuesday evening (1 in 4) – 18:30 - 20:30
- Wednesday evening (1 in 4) – 18:30 —20:30
- Thursday evening (1 in 4) – 18:30 — 20:30
- During late night/weekend opening times, appointments are pre-bookable ONLY and available with a GP or a nurse.
Extended Access at The Brimington Surgery
Local GP practices are working together to offer patients better access to GP appointments in Chesterfield
You can now book appointments to see a GP, practice nurse or other health professional at the 8-8 Access Hub held at The Brimington Surgery in the evenings from 18.00 to 20.00 and at weekends Saturday 08.00 –12.00 and Sundays 09.00 -12.00 (at either Brimington or Avenue House Surgery).
To arrange an appointment, speak to the practice receptionist or member of the practice team or call the practice on 01246 273 224.
Click here for more info about the 8-8 HUB
When We Are Closed
Outside normal surgery hours please dial 111 and you will be directed to the NHS 111 service. You will be assessed and directed to the most appropriate point of care for your particular needs.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
111 online is a fast and convenient alternative to the 111 phone service and provides an option for people who want to access 111 digitally.
Your needs will be assessed and you will be given advice about whether you need:
- Treat yourself at home
- Go to a Primary Care Centre
If you need face to face medical attention you may be asked to attend a Primary Care Centre.
Click here to access NHS 111 online or call 111 to speak to a staff member.