To send queries regarding getting a Covid vaccine please email


This e-mail can be used to direct questions to the Bassetlaw local covid vaccination sites (Retford Hospital, Larwood Surgery & Newgate Medical Group )

The email is regularly checked by a Bassetlaw GP practice who will forward your enquiry & you should receive a response within 48 hours


Please leave the following information

  1. Name
  2. A phone number you can be contacted on (or we will use your email)
  3. The GP practice you are registered at. (if you are not registered with a Bassetlaw GP practice it would be useful if you could indicate which vaccination site you wish to attend/question)

 Please see Ukraine Refugee Information in English , Ukraine and Russian for anyone needing assistance

We are currently operating a one patient per window policy please respect the distance advice and use the provided sanitiser.

Thank you all for your patience and please be reassured that we are working as hard as possible to provide a stable service for you during the Coronavirus Crisis.

Given the current coronavirus pandemic we would like to remind patients not to delay in seeking advice if they have any of the following symptoms:-

  • Chest pain
  • Untoward bleeding ( from anywhere)
  • New lumps and bumps
  • Skin changes
  • Altered bowel habits
  • Altered urinary symptoms
  • Face weakness or drooping / arm or leg weakness /speech difficulties
  • Thank You


blood_takingAll consultations are by appointment only and can be made either by telephone or in person at the surgery during office hours.

Please ring after 10.00am to book an appointment unless you require to see a doctor urgently.

Dr Brownson is not available on  Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays.

Dr Reader is not available on Wednesdays.

Dr Drughe is not available Tuesdays or Thursdays.

If your need is truly URGENT please make this clear to the receptionist; it is her responsibility to ensure your receive the most appropriate care.

Please let us know if you are unable to keep your appointment

If you wish to speak to a doctor via the telephone, an appointment slot can be reserved and the doctor will call you back.

Please help to avoid delayed appointments by:

  1. Making a separate appointment for each patient the doctor sees.
  2. Telling the receptionist if your condition might take longer than usual.
  3. Being punctual for your appointment.
  4. Patients arriving 10 minutes or more late for an appointment will be politely asked to book another appointment

 The Practice is offering the facility for on-line booking of appointments with the GPs. Access is available via: To enable you to use this facility you will require a user ID and password. To obtain these details please see the reception staff. You will be required to show a form of identification before being issued with log in details.

Did you know you can book your appointment online?

Using online services makes it more convenient for people at our practice, as there’s no need to make a phone call or visit us. Computer, smartphone or tablet users can make or cancel an appointment at a time that suits them, even when the practice is closed.

If you are not already registered for GP online services please let a member of the practice team know you would like to use this service.



GP practices in Bassetlaw are normally open from 8.00am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday

 Some practices already open earlier or later than that on some days and may also provide services on a Saturday. They will continue to offer this to their patients.

 From October 1st 2018 all patients in Bassetlaw will have access to some extra GP & Nurse appointments, during the evenings (6.30pm – 8pm) and at weekends.

 Bassetlaw GP practices are working in partnership to deliver some of these evening and weekend appointments so you may be offered an appointment at a different surgery to your normal one.

Please ask at reception for more information or visit  



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