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Welcome to the website for Wem & Prees Medical Practice

Please read our Website Privacy Statement and Patient Privacy Policy located at the bottom of the website to ensure you are fully informed of our compliance to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Wem & Prees Medical Practice are now an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP practice. Dr Marcus Philpott is our dedicated clinician who has specialist knowledge of service related health conditions. Please see the patient information leaflet under the 'Services' tab at the top of our web page.


Please read the attached information regarding changes to the out of hours SHROPDOC service will commence on 17th July 2018.


Blood Tests

Currently there is a 4-5 week wait for a blood test at the practice, if you would like your blood test sooner you can attend the Pathology lab at the Hospital.

Please ask the receptionist for a request form to take with you to if you would like to use this service.

We would like to encourage our patients to take advantage of Patient Access, this is an online service which lets patients book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view their detailed medical record online. From July 2019, 25% of our appointments will be available to book using this service. Please ask a member of our reception team for further information or visit the patient information leaflet section without our website. Application forms are also available at reception.

Wem & Prees Medical Practice welcome Rowlands Pharmacy to our site in Wem. Should you have a query regarding the pharmacy please raise this directly with Rowlands as the practice does not run and is not responsible for the pharmacy.

We now offer Extended Access at Wem & Prees Medical Practice, please take the time to read more about this in our patient leaflet under the 'Services' tab on our home page.

In May 2018 the strict rules about how the NHS can and cannot use your data were strengthened. Please head over to our 'patient information leaflets' section to read the latest patient hand out. If you would like to discuss any of this information please speak to a member of reception.

We now have a facebook page! please follow us

Flu Season September 2019 - March 2020

Flu clinics will be starting in September, please speak to a member of reception to book an appointment if you are eligible for a flu vaccination.

We are improving access to appointments, for more information about the new Traffic Light appointment system please follow the link below.

WP traffic light poste


Please see the link below to view the new arrangements for Adult Mental health Services in Shropshire, worried about your own or someone elses Mental health 

Call: 0300 1240365

Adult Mental Health Services

If you require support or advice for dementia please contact the below number asking for the Memory Service Cottage Hospital

Call: 0300 303 1601

Please take the time to check our Patient information leaflets displayed under the 'services' tab for up to date practice changes and other useful information.

Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you. 

Average GP Earnings

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not be used to form any judgement about GP earnings, nor to make any comparison with any other practice.



All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.


The average pay for GPs working in Wem Medical Practice in the last financial year was £60,724 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 8 part time GPs who have worked in the practice for more than six months.


All practices are required to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients, including children. As the practice operates a personalised list your registered GP is your named, accountable GP, who is responsible for the provision of your healthcare. Please ask your doctor, or the reception staff if you would like to know who your named GP is.

Please be aware that this does not affect your ability to make an appointment with any of the GPs in the practice of your choosing.

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