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GP Extended Access

We now offer even more bookable GP appointments in Northampton, making it easier for you to get an appointment at a time that suits you (including evenings, weekends & bank holidays).

18:30 – 21:30 weekdays,   09:00 – 17:00 weekends

The Northampton GP Extended Access Service is an extension of your usual GP practice. It is not a walk-in-service and you will first need to arrange an appointment via your own GP surgery. Please see below for more details.

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GETTING HERE

The service is located on the ground floor of Highfield Clinical Care Centre, Cliftonville Road, Northampton, NN1 5BD.

There is signage outside to help patients locate the building – please keep a look out for our logo.

By Car:

There are a limited number of free parking spaces available at the front of the building.

By Bicycle:

There are a number of covered cycle racks located at the front of Highfield.

By Bus:

A number of buses stop at Northampton General Hospital and the Cliftonville entrance (which is closest to Highfield).

  • Buses traveling east include: 1, 5, 55 & VH services.
  • Buses traveling west include: 1, 5, 9B, 51 & VH services.

Commonly Asked Questions

GP Extended Access is a free service for registered patients of Northampton GP practices.

Anyone registered with a GP practice in Northampton.

Contact your GP practice in the usual way to request an appointment. If there are no suitable appointments available at the practice, they may offer you an appointment with the GP Extended Access Service if this is right for you.

If your practice is closed and you need to see a GP; please contact the Out-Of-Hours service through NHS 111.

If your need is urgent or life-threatening; please go to A&E or call ‘999’.

For support with the management of minor ailments; please contact your local pharmacist, visit the NHS Choices website or call 111′.

You will be seen by an experienced Northampton GP or Nurse, but it’s unlikely this will be someone you recognise from your local surgery. If you would prefer to see your own GP or Nurse, please book an appointment at your GP practice during normal opening hours.

Your medical record will (with your consent) be available to the healthcare professional that sees you, to ensure that they have all the information they need to give you the best possible care.

An appointment with the GP Extended Access service is just like an appointment at your usual GP practice & the consultation will be documented in your medical record. Click the link for further information about How We Use Your Data, Privacy & the Law.

If you can no longer attend your appointment at GP Extended Access, please contact your surgery during working hours to cancel/rearrange the appointment. At the evening or weekends, you may need to call our service directly on 01604 263 168.

Appointments are available from 18:30 – 21:30 weekdays,    09:00 – 17:00 weekends.

Appointments need to be booked with your GP surgery in advance.

The service is located on the ground floor of Highfield Clinical Care Centre, Cliftonville Rd, Northampton NN1 5BD.

Please use entrance B.

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