Our practice is located in the small market town of Bishops Castle, nestled into the hillside, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty in South West Shropshire, east of the English-Welsh border.
Being located in such a rural and sparsely populated area, Bishops Castle Medical practice provides health care for approximately 5,300 people around Bishops Castle and areas between the Long Mynd, Corndon, the Clun Valley,Stiperstones and over the Welsh Border. The Practice is also responsible for providing medical cover for the Bishops Castle Community Hospital.
Road Closure - Schoolhouse Lane/Kennels Bank.
From 16th March until 30th March, the road will be closed beyond the medical practice to the junction at the Kennels bank. Please would patients be aware of this and to leave extra time when travelling to the surgery.
Repeat Prescriptions and Making Appointments
Click here to book your appointments and prescriptions online
The medical practice has introduced a Friday morning walk-in surgery from 9.00 - 10.00 am on a trial basis. Led by the nurse practitioner, who can diagnose and prescribe, deal with acute cases and recent medical issues such as coughs, ear, throat and urinary infections, breathing problems, asthma attacks and chest pains. No appointment is necessary, patients will be seen in the order in which they arrive at the practice and register for open surgery, unless the duty nurse feels a patient requires immediate attention. Patients arriving for the walk-in surgery AFTER 10.00 am will not be able to be seen that day.
Friends and Family Test
The friends and family test for patients is a single question survey which asks patients whether they would recommend the NHS service they have received to friends and family who need similar treatment or care. To participate in the survey please click onto the "Friend and Family test" link under "Have your Say" on the right hand menu.
Opening Hours and How to register
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
HealthcareTeam & Clinics and Services
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and well-being whatever your medical condition.
There is a reserved car parking space near to the exit door. Wheelchair access to the building is via a ramp at the exit door. There is a bell on the outside wall to alert staff to your presence. A disabled patients’ WC is provided at ground floor level. We would be happy to consider any suggestions to improve access.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts be sure to let us know via out feedback function. Comments and suggests are always a great way of helping is continue to enhance the way we look after you. Click here to send us your feedback
(Site updated 09/03/2015)