Westcotes Medical Practice

Fosse Road South
Tel: 0116 295 3180

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When the practice is closed and you feel you need urgent medical advice or help that is not an emergency call 111.  Visit www.nhs.uk/111 for more information.

Choose Better - NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Services and guidance for choosing the right one.


Healthcare Hubs-Extended Hours

You can now get an appointment with a GP during evening , weekends and bank holidays at one of 3 healthcare HUBS in the city just as you would with your own GP Practice.

Westcotes Healthcare HUB is now open 08:00 to 20:00 7 days a week.

Brandon Street and Saffron HUBS :

Opening times: Weekdays 18:30 to 22:00        Weekends and bank holidays 12:00 to 20:00 

Call 0116 3660560 or NHS 111 for an appointment. 


Non NHS Services

Doctors receive regular requests from patients for letters and medical reports. This type of work is classed as private work and the GPs are not reimbursed by the NHS for doing this.

The Partners at the surgery are happy to carry out this service for our patients and would like to inform patients that there will be a charge. Please ask reception for list of charges.


We run the following clinics on a regular basis:

  • Childhood Immunisations
  • Asthma/Respiratory Clinics
  • Midwife Led Clinic
  • Ante-Natal Clinic
  • Blood Pressure Clinics
  • Cervical Screening (Smears)
  • Baby 24hr & 6 Week Checks
  • Contraceptive Services/Family Planning
  • Chronic Disease Clinics
  • Counselling
  • Flu & Pneumococcal Vaccinations
  • Minor Surgery
  • Travel Clinics
  • Joint & Musculoskeletal Clinics
  • Private Works
  • Sick Notes & Fit Notes



Some of our other services include:

  • 24 Hour Blood Pressuring Monitoring
  • Cervical Smears
  • Chlamydia Testing
  • INR Testing
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Travel Vaccinations (see Travel Advice)


See our Test Results page for information on obtaining your test results.



We run the following seasonal services:

  • Flu






Westcotes Medical Practice

Fosse Road South
Tel:  0116 295 3180
Fax:  0116 204 4878



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