Opening times

  • Bishops Castle Medical Practice

    Day Opening hours
    Thursday 25 April
    8am to 1pm
    2pm to 5pm
    Friday 26 April
    8am to 1pm
    2pm to 5pm
    Saturday 27 April
    Closed
    Sunday 28 April
    Closed
    Monday 29 April
    8am to 1pm
    2pm to 6:30pm
    Tuesday 30 April
    8am to 1pm
    2pm to 5pm
    Wednesday 1 May
    8am to 1pm
    2pm to 5pm

If you need help when we are closed

If you need medical help now, use NHS 111 online or Call 111.

NHS 111 online is for people aged 5 and over. Call 111 if you need help for a child under 5.

Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.

Lunchtimes

Between 1pm to 2pm the surgery is closed for lunch and staff training. You are still able to contact the on-call doctor for urgent matters by calling 01588 638285 and following the instructions given".

Accident and Emergency 

The nearest A&E Department is at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury. Patients requiring stitches or X-rays as a result of an injury should go direct to hospital.

Minor Inuries Ludlow MIU 

Open 08:00 to 20:00 Tel: 01584 872201 Ludlow Community Hospital, Minor Injuries Unit, Gravel Hill, Ludlow SY8 1QX

Extended Access Appointments

The NHS Extended Hours programme aims to ensure everyone has easier and more convenient access to GP services, including appointments at evening and weekends.

Locally the pre-bookable appointments are currently available as follows:

  • Weekday evenings (Monday to Friday) between 6.30pm and 8pm
  • Saturdays between 8am and 1pm

How can I book an appointment?

Simply contact your own practice usual and ask for an extended hours appointment.

As a registered patient within the Southwest PCN, our receptionists can book you an extended hour appointment in any of the practices below:

Availability of Extended Hours Appointments

Bishops Castle patients: Monday evenings, and Saturdays mornings on a rota. Dr and ANP appts available

Clun patients: Alternate Thursday evenings, Friday evenings and Saturdays mornings on a rota. Dr appts available

Craven arms patients: Friday evenings and Saturdays mornings on a rota. Dr appts available

Portcullis patients: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, Friday evenings and Saturdays mornings on a rota. Dr, ANP, Nurse and Counsellor appts available

Station Drive patients: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, Friday evenings and Saturdays mornings on a rota. Dr, Nurse and HCA appts available

Training Closures- Protected Learning Time

The practice closes for 3 to 4 half day sessions per year to participate in training/study days as a member of Shropshire Telford & Wrekin ICB.  The sessions are a valuable opportunity for the staff and doctors to update their skills, training and to reflect on their own performance.