2nd May 2017 Dr Avery is raising funds to help find a cure for children’s
Towards the end of May, Dr Avery will be cycling 170 miles across England to raise
funds for the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre at the University of Nottingham.
The Centre is doing excellent work to find better treatments for children's brain
tumours, which are the biggest cancer killer of children and young adults.
If you would like to make a donation, please go to Dr Avery's justgiving webpage:
26th April 2017 Code of practice for repeat prescriptions (regular medication)
New guidance has been issued on how we as a practice, your pharmacy and you as a
patient will be expected to manage any regular medication you may be taking. Please
click on this link here.
22nd August 2016 Flu clinic this year
The date for this year’s main flu clinic is Saturday 1st October. Please contact
the surgery if you want to make an appointment.
8th August 2016 New GP partner joins practice
We are delighted to welcome our new partner Dr Nicola Egan. Dr Egan will be working
at Valley Surgery on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
13th April 2016 Departure of Dr Jonathan Sherwood
We are sad to announce that Dr Jonathan Sherwood is leaving the practice at the end
of April. We wish him well in his future career.
8th March 2016 Friends and family test
When you visit the surgery you have the opportunity to give us feedback on whether
you would recommend us as a surgery. We have forms you can complete at Reception
or online (see the homepage of this website). The question is: "How likely are you
to recommend our GP practice to friends and family if they need similar care or treatment?".
The results for the year 2015 are as follows :
Extremely likely 85%
Neither likely nor unlikely 5%
Extremely unlikely 4%
3rd March 2016 CQC inspection rates Chilwell Valley and Meadows Surgeries
We are very proud to have been rated as ‘outstanding’ by the CQC inspection that
took place last October. As a surgery we pride ourselves on the service we offer
our patients and are very pleased this has been recognised by the CQC.
1st February 2016 New GP partner joins practice
We are delighted to welcome our new partner Dr Natalie Chersich. Dr Chersich will
be working at Valley on Wednesdays and Fridays.
11th January 2016 Text (SMS) reminders for appointments
We are starting this new service 11th January 2016.
You will receive a confirmation text one week before your appointment and another
a day before. If you do not receive a reminder it could be that either we don’t have
your mobile number or it is not the correct one. Please let us know! If you do not
wish to receive text reminders you are able to opt out – please inform Reception.