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Welcome to The County Practice at Syston

The County Practice serves patients living within Syston and its surrounding villages to include:  Queniborough, Barkby, East Goscote, Cossington, Rearsby, Thrussington, Ratcliffe-on-the-Wreake, Hoby, Rotherby, Frisby-on-the-Wreake, Gaddesby, Ashby Folville, Barsby, South Croxton, Beeby, Keyham, Hungarton, Lowesby, Barkby Thorpe (Old Village).

Please click on the link below to see if you reside in our catchment area:

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We hope you find the information contained on this website useful.



Are you 75 or over?  If so,  from 1 April 2014 as part of the practice contractual obligations we have to inform you of your named GP.    Please ask at Reception or telephone the surgery to confirm who is your named GP.


Does the requirement mean that patients have to see the named GP when they book an appointment with the practice?

No. Patients can and should feel free to choose to see any GP or nurse in the practice in line with current arrangements.

The responsibilities of the named GP are to:

  • Take lead responsibility for ensuring that all appropriate services required under the contract with the practice are delivered to the patient
  • Where required, based on the professional judgement of the named GP, work with relevant associated health and social care professionals to deliver a multidisciplinary care package that meets the needs of the patient
  • Ensure that the physical and psychological needs of the patient are recognised and responded to by the relevant clinicians in the practice
  • Ensure that the patient has access to a health check if requested, which is already a requirement of the GP contract regulations.


The Emergency Department  (known as A&E) is for life-threatening accidents and emergencies only. Before you go there, ask yourself, is it a real emergency? If not, there are other local health services that can provide you with the right help and care you need. Use this site to find the best health services for you, your family and friends.

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The new NHS 111 service is now available to all our patients and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones - just dial 111

You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it is not a life threatening situation.

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