The closest General Practioner service
is located in Denton village, one mile away.
The telephone number for appointments is: 01604 890313
This surgery also has a dispensary, but only for prescriptions supplied through Denton Village Surgery.
There is a dedicated telephone number for repeat prescriptions: 01604 899800
which is available Monday to Friday between 12:30pm and 2:00pm.
Alternatively, you may fax the repeat prescriptions to: Fax 01604 890143
or enter details on the surgery website, link provded below
or place the requests in the box at the dispensary counter.
For quite a long time the specific Denton Surgery website was withdrawn. It has now been reinstated in a new format.
Information about surgery opening times, with general information related to the doctors and their services can be found on the main NHS site using the following direct link:
NHS link to: NHS Denton Surgery
Be careful if you search the web for Denton Surgery, as you may be returned others with the same name, for example a Denton surgery in Manchester.
Transport to Denton Surgery and Local Hospitals
Denton Village Surgery Bus Service
The Denton Village Surgery bus operates on Tuesday and Friday mornings picking up as follows :
Volunteer Car scheme
The Earls Barton Volunteer Car Scheme supports patients who have no other means of transport, in keeping appointments at Denton Surgery or at hospital.
If you do not have your own transport and cannot manage the local bus, this volunteer car scheme can be contacted.
For help, please contact Mo Loake on 01604 812526.
The scheme is also always looking for additional volunteer drivers.
To volunteer, please also telephone Mo Loake on 812526.
NeneDoc (formerly known as Normed) 03336 664 664
Website: www.oohnorthants.org Mon to Fri 6:30pm to 8:00am
and 24 hrs on weekends and Bank holidays
NeneDoc moved from within the main General Hospital on 14 March 2010, but the telephone number remains as above.
The service is now located in the new Highfield Clinical Care Centre on Cliftonville Road.
NHS Direct www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
NHS Direct is the telephone health line open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year providing general information about local and national services including ‘out of hours’ advice.
NHS Direct also a digital TV service on Freeview channel 100.
The NHS Direct Sky service has been moved to Teletex.
NHS Direct health line ( 24hour ) telephone: 08 45 46 47.
Locating a Doctor's Practice
NHS Direct can assist finding a primary care centre, dentist, optician or pharmacist.
You can also find Doctor Practices on Yellow Pages Practices
NHS Northamptonshire Advice and Information Service
This service provides a large amount of general information on local services
Telephone: 0800 5870 879
or visit the website www.northamptonshire.nhs.uk/what-we-do/local-services/
Northampton General Hospital
The local general hospital is Northampton General Hospital
Northampton General Hospital
Telephone number: 01604 634700
24 hour Accident and Emergency Department
There is a 24 hour Accident and Emergency Department with a separate Eye Casualty from 9am to 5pm.
Northampton Minor Illness and Minor Injury Unit
The MIaMI unit moved from within the main General Hospital on 14 March 2010. It is now located in the new Highfield Clinical Care Centre on Cliftonville Road. See map above.
The unit provides treatment for a wide range of minor illnesses and injuries - from colds and flu to stomach upsets, ear infections, sprains, strains, minor burns and wounds. The unit also provides help with emergency contraception.
The MIaMI unit is open from 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday (but not on public holidays)
Telephone number: 01604 523552
During evenings, weekends and public holidays, people who have urgent health problems that will not wait until their doctor's surgery is next open, should call NeneDoc, the out-of-hours doctor service, 03336 664 664 (see above)
If you need to get to the hospital, and you do not have your own transport and cannot manage the local bus, a volunteer car scheme can be contacted. See above for further details.
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Mental health care is provided by Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Patient Advice and Liaison
St Mary’s Hospital
Telephone number: 01536 494130
NHS Direct offers a list of local health professionals for other disciplines
and there are similar links from the Northampton General Hospital site
You can also try Yellow Pages www.Yell.com entering the service you require
If you're not registered and need help finding a dentist, call NHS Direct
It may be helpful to also try local Yellow Pages Dentists
Denton Surgery is a Dispensing Surgery (for prescriptions supplied through Denton Village Surgery only).
Boots at Riverside Retail Park has a pharmacy
Tesco and Boots at Weston Favell Shopping Centre each have an in-house pharmacy
Also try Local Yellow Pages Pharmacies
The following website provides a list of Opticians
Try also local Yellow Pages Opticians
Infant Welfare Clinic
A number of welfare clinics continue to run in the surrounding villages usually held in association with the local pre-school Parents and Under Fives sessions.
If you are registered at Denton Surgery, then contact Health Visitor Marianne Taylor, telephone 890149 for details of a suitable clinic.
Parents and Under Fives
One group meets every Tuesday from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at Denton Village Hall. The Health Visitor attends every second Tuesday of the month.
For further information call Jane Hatton Tel: 899215.
Another group meet on Thursdays from 1.45pm to 3.30pm in the Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall. During school holidays the group meets at private homes.
Northamptonshire NHS Guide
The following 40 page guide contains a summary of selected services, contacts and links. It is hoped that copies will be delivered by the NHS to each household. You may download a copy by clicking on the image of the cover.
There are four main NHS web sites, and a number of others providing details of health related information and services.
If you would like further details, or need to locate a specific service, please link here.
Date last updated: 09 Jan 2012 Valid until: 31 Dec 2012