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Fownhope Medical Centre
Common Hill Lane, Fownhope, Hereford, HR1 4PZ

email: fownhope.medicalcentre@nhs.net

Telephone: 01432 860 235  
Prescriptions: 01432 860 241

Providing lifelong care that is: safe, effective & dependable - for all of our community.


September 2020 - In order to keep our patients safe, the surgery is continuing to operate a triage model of care.  Once your care needs have been assessed by a clinician - either by phone or by reviewing your online consultation - please be assured that you will be offered a face-to-face appointment if the clinician feels that your care cannot be handled over the phone. 

Please use Online Consult - This is a new service for all NHS GP Practices and our reception team can walk you through how to use it.


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Further to recent Government Guidance on wearing face masks, please see document from Worcestershire & Herefordshire LMC, stating that our GP's are not in a position to provide patients with exemption letters.  There is more information about this in our NEWS section of this website.


We have been issued with Guidance Notes for Parents of Children who are Self-Isolating from Worcestershire & Herefordshire LMC.  Further information is in 'Our  Documents' section of this website. 


Health Care at the Surgery


In addition to the GP team we can offer


The Practice Nurse Team 

If you suffer from an illness such as; Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart Failure, COPD, Asthma or other long term conditions our nurses will regularly monitor you and provide support to manage your health and medication.


The practice nurse role also includes;

  • Dressings
  • Family planning
  • Childhood immunisations

Health Care Assistant

Our qualified Health Care Assistant can offer;


  • New patient registration checks
  • Cardio Vascular Health Checks
  • Hypertension management
  • Immunisation
  • Dressings

Community Nursing Team – District Nurses

The Community Nursing Team is available to offer advice and home nursing care for the acute and chronically sick, including the provision of various nursing aids.


 To speak to the District Nurse please ring: 01989 769081


In addition to our Community Nurses, Fownhope is part of a wider multi-disciplinary team which supports patients with long term conditions. The team includes; social workers, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.



Fownhope Medical Centre has an in-house Physiotherapist who can see patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our GPs can refer patients directly to the Physiotherapist for help with musculo-skeletal problems. Talk to your GP initially who will be able to advise on the service available.


Community Midwife

The Community Midwife is the primary carer during pregnancy and will advise on all the routine tests and services offered. Routine appointments are based at the surgery and the midwife will liaise directly with your doctor if necessary. Once your baby is born, you will both continue to be cared for by a Community Midwife until your baby is 10 days old.





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