General Practitioners (GPs) - NHS

Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
NHS England, PO Box 16738, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 9PT
Telephone number:
0300 311 22 33
Email address:
Service description:
A general practitioner (GP) is a family medical doctor based in the community who treats patients with minor or chronic illnesses, orders tests, and makes referrals to specialists. They are the local gatekeepers for medical services and are typically your first point of contact with the NHS.
Please note:People aged 14 or above with learning disabilities who are known to their local authority social services, and who are registered with a GP (who knows their medical history) are entitled to a free annual health check. For more information, please click here.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
16/10/2018