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GP extended hours

Extended GP access

Did you know, if you live in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland you can now see a GP or practice nurse in the evenings and at weekends.

Depending on your individual circumstances and symptoms, your GP practice may offer you an ‘extended access’ appointment. Please note however, that these appointments will not be in your usual GP practice and may not be with one of your usual GPs or nurses.

Depending on the reason for your appointment, and if you are in agreement, it may be suitable for you to see an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, instead of a GP.

The clinician you see will be able to access relevant sections of your medical notes and will communicate what has happened during your appointment back to your usual GP practice.

Christmas and New Year GP opening times

GP practices across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Don't forget there are other local services available over the festive period, for example community pharmacies, NHS111 and urgent care centres.