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 5,400 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.
All patients and visitors attending the practice are required to wear a face covering.
For the latest advice on Coronavirus please visit the gov.uk website
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Contacting the surgery through emailThis email address can be used for sending documents in e.g. at home BP readings, please make sure you include your full name, date of birth in the message.
Please do not use this address to book appointments or to discuss medical issues. You can contact a GP online by using E-Consult, just click on the E-Consult banner on the home page.
Click here to book your appointments and prescriptions online
Once you have set yourself up with patient access, you can book appointments & order repeat medication Online, anytime of the day/night. Speak to a receptionist for more information about Online Access.
Please register for this service by coming into the practice and asking the receptionist for a registration letter which will give you your unique registration details. You will need to bring in ID (e.g passport or Driving Licence)
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.
Healthcare Team & 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 are reserved car parking spaces near to the exit door. We have 2 disabled bays near the exit door, wheelchair access to the building is via a ramp at the exit door. A disabled patients’ WC is provided at ground floor level. We would be happy to consider any suggestions to improve access, just speak to the reception team.
Patient Participation Reporting
Please see Patient Participation report Patient Participation Reporting.doc
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 our feedback function. Comments and suggests are always a great way of helping us to continue to enhance the way we look after you. Click here to send us your feedback
We are pleased to announce that as of May 2017 we have become part of Our Health Partnership.
For more information please visit the Our Health Partnership website;
CQC report now in, see "Latest News" Link to CQC Report for Bishops Castle Medical Practice
(Site updated 13/05/2022)