GP Extended access
Available to 106,000 patients
Offering 210 appointments per week
What is Extended Access
Additional same day and booked appointments provided by GPs, Nurse Prescribers, Clinical Pharmacists, Practice Nurses and other clinicians outside of your core General Practice hours.
Available as follows:
16.00 - 20.00 Monday to Friday
08.30 - 12.30 Saturday
08.30 - 12.30 Bank Holidays
All appointments will be located at
Weavers Medical – Prospect House
Who can use extended access?
Any patient registered with a GP practice in Kettering area (including Rothwell, Desborough, Burton Latimer - Patients from Mawsley practice are not able to be referred to the service, yet, as we working on a solution for the different IT service), in particular patients
Who find it difficult to attend an appointment during the working day.
Who are working parents with children
Who are relaying on transport by others
The community GP Hub appointments are for routine general practice issues and not urgent care. If urgent care is required please call the NHS 111 service for advice.
What type of appointments are available?
A range of appointments will be available at the HUB including the following:
GP - Any routine GP appointments
Nurse Practitioner - any acute minor illness
Paediatric Nurses - any acute illnesses in children between 0-5years
Practice nurse - Family planning, Blood pressure checks, foot pulses check, ear syringing
Physiotherapy - a specialist assessment of any acute muscle skeletal condition (over 16years)
Mental Health Practitioner - acute anxiety, depression, stress reaction
Note the list will continue to grow
How to book an appointment
All the appointments in the Kettering Hub are booked by the patient practice remotely. Some appointments are available to be booked ON-THE-DAY, some appointments are booked in advance
No WALK-IN facility is available
All practices in the Kettering area have access to these appointments.
Blood tests and referrals
The GP Hub clinicians will be able to view previous test results. If a test is needed, a recommendation will be made to the usual GP practice.
Routine referrals will not be made directly from the GP Hub. If a routine referral might be required, a recommendation will be made to the usual GP practice
Any emergency referral on the same day will be arranged directly by the Hub clinician.
To provide the safest and highest quality of care patient full clinical record will be available to the GP Hub clinicians.
Patients attending the Hub will be asked to give consent before they access your record.
Notes of consultation will be sent back to the individuals' own GPs electronically to ensure that the records are kept up to date.