Evening and Weekend Appointments 




You can now book a GP (family doctor) appointment over the weekend or evening at a GP surgery in Chiltern Vale Locality from 1st September 2018.

This is called Chiltern Vale Extended Access.

A small number of specific surgeries will be open on different days and times to create more options for patients.

image depicting extended hours


Who is providing this service?

Chiltern Vale Locality has been asked by the local clinical commissioning group (BCCG), the NHS organisation who pay for health services in Bedfordshire, to run the service.

This company is formed from 6 GP practices in Chiltern Vale:

  • Caddington Surgery
  • Kirby Road Surgery
  • Priory Gardens  Surgery
  • Toddington Surgery
  • West Street Surgery
  • Wheatfield Surgery

and will work with all 9 practices in the area to make sure that patients are able to book appointments, (the six mentioned above) plus:

  • Eastgate Surgery,
  • Houghton Regis Medical Centre
  • Kingsbury Court Surgery

How Do I Get An Appointment?

You can get an appointment by calling your normal GP practice during normal working hours. You may be asked some questions to check that it is the best service for your needs. All patients will have a 15 minute booked appointment slot. If you are late it may not be possible to see you in that session and you will need a new appointment.


Book Your Appointment

Call your usual registered practice for an appointment.


Opening Times

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 6:30pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday & Friday: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 12pm (routine telephone consultations only)

Important note: Not all locations will be open each day or each session. You must book an appointment via your GP practice first


Cancellation Hotline

If you need to cancel it, do call your usual practice. You will not be able to leave a message with us.