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ONLINE BOOKING! - Did you know you are now able to book appointments, cancel appointments and request prescriptions online!! please see a member of staff on Reception for more information

Important contact details - Sometimes we have to contact patients please make sure we have your up to date mobile and home telephone numbers.  Check with reception the details we have for you.

OUT OF HOURS! - If you need medical assistance and the surgery is not open, you will need to call 111, this service is FREE from landlines and mobiles
TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS! - If you would like to recieve a text message to remind you of your appointment, please make sure that we have all your correct contact details on file

If you need to contact the Physio Department please call 01493 418150

For District Nurses, Podiatry or the Incontenence Nurses please call 01493 809977


Latest News!

As From the 1st October 2015, the Doctors have asked the Reception Team to find out the reason for your appointment.

The Reception Team have been trained to ask these questions to direct you to the most appropriate clinician.

Anything you speak to reception about is in total confidence. This will enable our appointments to be used more effectively.

Thank You



from January 2015 to July 2015 we have had 1,327 appointments NOT attened!

177 of these appointments were from our Hopton Surgery and 1150 of these appointments were from our Gorleston Surgery.

Please can we ask all patients that if you are unable to keep your appointment please remember to cancel them so we can offer the appointment to another patient


We were inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on the 11th October 2014 our report has now been published. It gives us an overall rating of Good.  You can see the report on the (CQC) website, click on the link below, or if you prefer click on the link final report.

CQC Gorleston Medical Centre final report.pdf


 Shrublands Health Centre



DID YOU KNOW!! - Both Gorleston Medical Centre and Hopton Surgery have "open" lists which means that we are able to accept new patients.  

TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE!! - You may be aware that we are a teaching practice and, as such, you may be asked to see a medical student, GP Registrar or Junior doctor (F2) who will be, at all times, be under supervision from one of our GP Partners.  If you would rather not see a junior doctor, please do not hesitate to say so.  Thank you for your support.

stethoscope4QUALITY ASSURED!! - Our doctors' surgery in Gorleston and Hopton provide the highest quality healthcare to patients in the area. Our doctors, nurses and all our other staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.

HAVE YOUR SAY!! - As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.

OPENING HOURS!! - See the opening times page for full details of our opening and consulting times.

ACCESS TO THE SURGERY!! - Gorleston Medical Centre is situated withing the Shrublands Health Centre on Magdalen Way. There is a ramp for the disabled. Our Hopton Surgery is located just off the A12 in Hopton, Just behind the White Hart Public House on Station Road.

THE NHS FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST!! - For more information and to  fill in the questionaire please click on N0 1, Under Further Information.

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