Improved GP Access Appointments

Improved GP Access Appointments

You may have heard in the news the GP surgeries across the country are launching a new service to offer additional appointments to patients across the evenings and weekends.

St James Medical Practice is pleased to announce that we are now one of the 21 local GP surgeries who are working together to offer additional appointments to our patients.

The additional appointments will be offered in the evenings up until 8pm and on weekends between the hours of 8am and 1pm.

They will be offered at one of eight hubs across West Norfolk.

How do I access the service?

The provision of this service is available to patient who are registered with one of the 21 surgeries within West Norfolk.
Appointments are made by calling your own GP Surgery and are available to patients on equal footing to appointments within regular surgery hours.

What appointments are available?

We offer appointments Monday to Friday from 6:30pm – 8pm, on Saturdays 8am – 1 pm and on Sundays 9am – 12pm.

What conditions can be treated?

A mixture of routine and pre-bookable and same day appointments for general consultation.

Patients who cannot be seen:

  • Babies under 12 weeks old
  • Pregnancy-related problems
  • Severe mental health problems
  • Patients identified with a potentially life-threatening medical condition which requires referral to urgent or emergency care settings
  • Walk-in patients