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Friends & Family Survey

When you have been to see one of our doctors, nurses or other medical professionals please quickly answer the following question:

How likely are you to recommend the Watling Vale Medical Centre to your family or friends if they needed similar care or treatment?

Please tell us the main reason for selecting your statement above?

Opening Hours

Please note the Surgery opening times

  • Christmas Holiday Opening Hours
    Thu 24th December - Normal hours
    Fri 25th December - CLOSED
    Sat 26th December - CLOSED
    Sun 27th December - CLOSED
    Mon 28th December - CLOSED
    Tue 29th December - Normal hours
    Wed 30th December - Normal hours
    Thu 31st December - Normal hours
    Fri 1st January 2016 - CLOSED
    Sat2nd January - CLOSED
    Sun 3rd January - CLOSED
    Mon 4th January - Normal hours


In cases of emergencies phone 501177. A Doctor will be contacted for advice as soon as possible. Please give clear instructions over the phone.

NHS 111

For more information read the following information sheet - NHS 111 urgent care telephone service.

The Watling Vale Medical Centre

Established since 1987, the Watling Vale Medical Centre has been serving the Milton Keynes community health needs for over 25 years.

The Surgery is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6.30pm and we have full disabled access.

Ebola Information

If you have recently returned from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leon or cared for someone with Ebola in the past 21 days and you have a fever or feel unwell, then please call 111 or the surgery.


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Local NHS Services

As well as our Practice, there are many other local NHS services you can contact for health advice, information or treatment. Before you do, remember that you can treat many minor ailments such as coughs, colds and indigestion by keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet at home. We suggest you keep the following:

  • Paracetamol and Aspirin (children under 16 and people with Asthma should not take Aspirin)
  • Mild laxatives
  • Anti-diarrhoeal mixtures
  • Rehydration mixture
  • Indigestion remedy (for example, antacids)
  • Travel sickness tablets
  • Sunscreen - SPF15 or higher
  • Sunburn treatment (for example, calamine)
  • Tweezers and sharp scissors
  • A medical thermometer
  • A selection of plasters, non-absorbent cotton wool, elastic bandages and dressings

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Protected Learning Time

Please note the Surgery will be closed on the following dates

  • Wednesday 25th March 2015
  • Thursday 23rd April 2015
  • Tuesday 19th May 2015
  • Wednesday 24th June 2015
  • Thursday 16th July 2015
  • Tuesday 22nd September 2015
  • Wednesday 21st October 2015
  • Thursday 26th November 2015
  • Tuesday 26th January 2016
  • Wednesday 24th February 2016
  • Thursday 24th March 2016

From 12 noon until 5pm for Staff Training & Development. If you need medical advice during these times please call 111. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

This is in accordance with a Government initiative to enhance staff training. Notices of these closures are posted around the surgery. Emergencies are covered by MKUCS during this period.


Report on
Patient Survey 2014/2015

Learn more about the results from our recent patient survey.

Click here to download the report.

Latest NHS News

Read the latest NHS health information on the Choices website - Click here to read the latest NHS news.

Named Accountable GP

From 1st April 2015, practices are required under the General Practice Contract 2015-2016 to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients, including children. All patients registered before 1st April 2015 will be allocated a GP before the end of June 2015. All new patients registering after 1st April 2015 will be informed about their named GP at registration. Please ask your doctor/nurse or the reception staff who your named accountable GP is. Should you express a wish for this to be changed to another GP we will do our best to accommodate your wishes.

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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Surgery Opening Times
Monday to Friday
8am to 6.30pm

Watling Vale Medical Centre
Burchard Crescent, Shenley Church End
Milton Keynes, Bucks. MK5 6EY
Tel: 01908 501177