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Barbara Castle Health Centre

Dr A Ipakchi

Broadley Road
CM19 5SJ

Tel: 01279 406770
Fax: 01279 406771

We would like to welcome you to Barbara Castle Health Centre. There has been a doctors surgery on this site for some two decades now. We are very proud of our local connections and family-style approach to patient care and our staff are dedicated to providing a friendly and efficient service to all our patients.

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Practice News and Notices


*Surgery Closed for Bank Holidays*

Please note that the surgery will be closed due to Bank Holidays on the following dates

Friday 25 December 2015

Monday 28 December 2015

Friday 1 January 2016


Cover will be in place for Medical Emergencies via the usual surgery telephone number.

Surgery Closed for Training 

Please note that when the surgery will be closed for training purposes, usually  from 12:30pm until the following morning, details will appear here and cover will be in place for Medical Emergencies via the usual surgery telephone number.


Date of Next Closure:  Wednesday 28 October 2015 from 12.30 pm


Order Your Prescriptions by E-mail

We are pleased to announce that we accept repeat prescription requests by e-mail.

The e-mail address is 

Please entitle your email 'Repeat Prescription Request' and type in the patient's name.  Please add the patient's date of birth and the medications required into the main body of the e-mail.

E-mails are accessed at 8:00am daily, prescriptions will be ready for collection 2 working days after the email has been opened.

Patient Participation Group

Any patients wishing to join the Patient Participation Group please contact reception, details of the next meeting are available at the surgery and all patients are encouraged to attend.  If you can't join the Group but would be interested in sharing your views with us electronically now and again, please send an email to us at to give us your name, email address and contact number.  

Opening Hours

Telephone lines open at 8:00am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm Monday to Friday.  

The Surgery is closed for lunch daily 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

Mondays          8.30am  - 6.00pm

Tuesdays        8.30am - 6.00pm

Wednesdays  8.30am - 6.00pm

Thursdays       8.30 am - 6.00pm

Fridays             8.30 am - 6.00pm

During these opening hours our Reception desk will be open to book/cancel appointments, collect prescriptions, provide test results and deal with any queries


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