North Kerrier GP locality

The north Kerrier locality includes Redruth, Pool and Camborne, surrounding areas and extends to Praze-an-Beeble.

  • North Kerrier GP Locality
  • Camborne
  • Godrevy

The eight GP practices in the locality have a registered population of approximately 67,000 patients. For more information, go to the locality's GP surgeries page.

The GP Lead for north Kerrier GP locality is Dr Matt Whiteley.

Other healthcare

There is a Minor Injury Unit and Primary Care Centre based at Camborne Redruth Community Hospital, in Redruth. It is open seven days a week, from 8am to 10pm, including bank holidays. If you need urgent care when your GP surgery is closed, then doctors and nurses can treat minor injuries, including sprains, strains, broken bones, minor head injuries, cuts and burns. You can also get treatment for minor illnesses such as migraines, haemorrhoids, eczema, rashes, ear infections, tonsillitis and emergency contraception.

An x-ray service is available from 9am to 8pm, Monday to Friday; and noon to 6pm on Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays. You don’t need an appointment to be treated, simply turn up and a doctor or nurse will treat you as soon as possible. Parking is also free. 

Local priorities

This locality is committed to achieving the best use of local health resources and achieving as much care as possible as near to the patient’s home as possible.

North Kerrier is a Primary Care Home site. The locality is committed to developing an integrated care team approach to better support people within the community setting. This will bring together a range of health and social care professionals to work together to provide enhanced personalised and preventative care for their local community.

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