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Welcome to Parkgate Medical Centre.

Hello and welcome to our website.  We’ve packed it full of useful information in a very easy to use format with the added benefit of several online functions.

The NHS is well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases and has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

When you attend the GP Surgery it is compulsory for everyone to wear a mask or face covering to protect everyone. We appreciate that this is not easy, but if you become unwell, do not worry, we understand and are trained to help. We need to protect our patients and our staff, so that we can continue to provide our service to you all.  

We have made the decision to CLOSE Thorogate Medical Centre from 27th March 2020, this is temporary and will be reviewed regularly by our GP's. We would like to confirm Parkgate Medical centre will remain open, all GP's from Thorogate Surgery will now be based at Parkgate


The symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a cough
  • a high temperature
  • loss of taste or smell

The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu and it does not necessarily mean you have the illness.

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

NHS 111 has an online survey that can be accessed at: 

Use this service if:

  • you think you might have coronavirus
  • you've recently been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus – For the list of countries please click here
  • you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus

Information for the public is available at and

If you have symptoms, get tested.

No one in your household should leave home if any one person has symptoms.

Find out how to get a test, and how long to isolate, at

For the latest guidance for people at highest clinical risk from Covid-19, please visit the following sources:

GOV.UK – for the latest updates on shielding guidance from Public Health England, as well as information on the Government support offer for those on the Shielded Patients List (SPL).

NHS.UK – provides patient-facing information on health services and medical conditions.

NHS Digital – for detailed information about the Shielded Patient List and the method that has been used for identifying people who may be clinically extremely vulnerable to Coronavirus.

NHS Volunteer Responders - the NHS is also providing further support to those at highest clinical risk via the GoodSam App and NHS Volunteer Responders. People who are shielding can request support from the NHS Volunteer Responders by calling 0808 196 3646 between 8am and 8pm. This service will not replace any local voluntary referral schemes already established but will complement these.


As from 4th July 2019 Parkgate Medical Centre is open from 7.00am every Thursday morning for routine GP and Practice Nurse appointments.

Also, you can now attend routine GP and Nurse appointments at several other GP surgeries across Rotherham, regardless of which GP surgery you are registered with. There appointments may be available at Broom Lane Medical Centre, Dalton Magna Practice, Dinnington Medical Centre and Kilnhurst Magna Group Practice.

Evening appointments are 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Saturday morning appointments are 8.00am - 12.00pm

Sunday morning appointments are 8.00am -12.00pm

To book appointments - please enquire at Reception


Order your repeat prescriptions/book appointments/view your summary care record on your computer or smart phone.  Contact the surgery to register.

Alternatively, you can use the app 24/7 on your laptop, tablet or smartphone. It's a quick and easy way to:

  • Assess your symptoms
  • Book and manage your appointments
  • View your medical record and test results
  • Manage your medication and much more

To sign up today, please ask at reception or download to App at



The team are here to provide all patients with a professional and caring healthcare experience in friendly and personal surroundings. With discretion and confidentiality guaranteed your welfare is safe, secure and in good hands.

All patients have now been allocated a named accountable GP however you can see or will be seen by any GP in the Practice.


GPs - Salaried GP - Dr Prachi Watve (Part-time) (F)

GPs - GP Registrar -  Dr Javed (full time) (F)- joined us in August 2020

Student - F2 Student - Elizabeth Anderson (full time)  (F) 


The Physio First service is now fully functioning from seven general practice sites across Rotherham with over 300 appointments a week available to practices.  This is one of the largest services of its kind nationally and feedback from patients is excellent.

Friends and Family Test

We would like to obtain information about what our patients think of their recent experience of using services at our two surgeries and how likely you would be to recommend our GP practice to your friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment.

This is a brief questionnaire which takes only seconds to complete. Please either click on the link below named, 'Take our patient survey' or alternatively by clicking on the link under the heading 'Have Your Say' to the right of the screen. All responses are completely anonymous.


Donation of face shields

We would like to express our thanks to the pupils and staff at Swinton Academy who kindly made and donated some face shields for our clinical staff.

We are minimising patient contact within our practice, however some patients still need to come to see us for specific treatment. Our patients can be assured that we have implemented social distancing measures and stringent cleaning processes and we are supplying hand sanitizer to patients who must attend to minimize risk.

Staff have PPE relevant for their roles, however your kind offer of safety visors have been gratefully received, our staff have been photographed wearing them.

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This website advises you of the services that we offer.

We aim to provide health care in an environment which is clean, comfortable and sensitive to your needs. All information regarding patients is kept confidential. As a team we will always strive to do our best for you but if you find you are not happy with the service please let us know.

It is part of the Department of Health’s work to improve services across the NHS by offering more choice to patients about their medical treatment and our practice will actively support this policy for you.

Should you need to contact us via email, our email address is

(Site updated 26/04/2021)
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