We are now offering flu vaccinations to all our patients aged over 65, please contact the surgery to book your appointment for a flu jab.
We do not currently have any flu vaccines for our patients aged under 65. If you are eligible to receive the vaccine please contact any pharmacy and they will be able to vaccinate you free of charge.
COVID Booster Vaccinations
If you are in a vulnerable group you are eligible for a COVID booster 6 MONTHS after your second COVID vaccination
eligible patients are:
- people aged 50 and over
- people who live and work in care homes
- frontline health and social care workers
- people aged 16 and over with a health condition that puts them at high risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19
- people aged 16 and over who are a main carer for someone at high risk from COVID-19
- people aged 16 and over who live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis)
People who are pregnant and in 1 of the eligible groups can also get a booster dose.
COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS: UPDATED SAFETY MEASURES October 2021
Please do not come to the surgery if you have symptoms of Coronavirus or have recently been in contact with someone who has had the virus. You must telephone the practice in the first instance. NHS 119 can offer support and advice regarding COVID-19.
We are open and continue to see patients for whom it is clinically necessary
If you are asked to come in to the surgery, you must wear a face mask or face covering, worn before entering the premises.
HELP US TO HELP YOU:
ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS ONLINE: via our online service OR you can order them via the NHSapp. For more information visit: https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/the-nhs-app/
DROP OFF YOUR PRESCRIPTION REQUEST OUTSIDE: in the large grey post box outside the practice.
STAY UPDATED: via our website or Facebook page
Welcome to our website!
Dr. S. Virmani & Dr. G. Bedi
Whitwick Health Centre
We are a 'parkrun practice'
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology we use also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction. You can read our Patient Charter Standards that we have set for the benefit of our patients.
The following links provide information on how we use your data and why we share it.
Practice Privacy Notice: How we use your information
EASY READ Practice Privacy Notice
Supplementary LLR Privacy Notice - Updated August 2020
Privacy Leaflet - Adults [16+]
Practice Privacy Leaflet - Children
Your Data Matters - NHS UK
(Site updated 14/10/2021)