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Welcome to Abbottswood Medical Centre

We hope you find our website useful

Out of Hours
For assistance between the hours of 18:30 and 08:00, and at weekends, cover is provided by Worcestershire GP Emergency Service - telephone 111.  NHS111 is free to both landlines and mobiles. 

Building work
We are about to commence the building of an extension and improvements to our existing building.  This will start Monday, 10th April and complete mid November.  We thank you for your understanding and patience whilst this work is undertaken.

Car parking - please be aware that there will be no car parking facilities the week commencing 27th November due to re-surfacing work. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Dispensary - We are unable to offer a dispensary service on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th November, normal service will resume Monday 20th November. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Flu Vaccinations - Please ring reception on 01386 552424 and ask for a seasonal vaccination appointment.  For further information, including eligibility, please see the Flu Vaccinations tab on the right of our homepage under Further Information.

Have we got your up-to-date mobile number?
We now offer a texting service to remind you of your appointments and allow you to cancel any unwanted appointments via text.  Please keep us up-to-date with your mobile number so you can benefit from this service.


The following doctors practice together as a non-limited partnership:

Dr Claire Wunsch (f)
BSc MB ChB (Manchester 1983) MRCP (Paeds) MRCGP DRCOG
Dr Alison Atkinson (f)
MB ChB (Birmingham 1985) MRCP MRCGP DRCOG
Dr Kathryn Thomas (f)
Dr Peter Evans (m)
MB ChB (Wales 1997) MRCP MRCGP DCH Dip Ther
Dr Craig Embley (m)
MBBS (Guy's & St Thomas' 1997) MRCGP
Dr Paula Baxter (f)

MBCHB (Birmingham 2005), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

The doctors listed below are employed as salaried GPs:

Dr Rachel Purves (f)


Dr Nadia Tharib (f)

GP Registrar

Dr Heather Prentice (f)

GP Registrar

Year ended 31/12/2014
NHS Year 2014/15

All GP practices are required to declare the mean net earnings (eg. Average pay) for GPs
working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. This is required in the interests of
the greater public accountability recognising GP pay is ultimately funded from tax paid by the

The average pay for GPs working in Abbottswood Medical Centre in the last
financial year was £46860 before tax and national insurance. This is for 2 full time
GPs,7 part time GPs and 0 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than six

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