Main Health Services within our Area

Primary Care

Dunchurch Surgery

Dunchurch Surgery is located on Dunsmore Heath (CV22 6AP), off Rugby Road behind the Dun Cow in the centre of the village.  The surgery has a car park with reserved parking for disabled people.  It is purpose-built and easily accessible. 
Appointment bookings:
Recep' Tel:  01788 522 448
Out-of-Hours GP Service Tel: 111  

The Practice partners:
Dr Ian Czerniewski MA (Oxon)
Dr Elizabeth Roberts BM (Southampton 1988)
Dr Kate Reynolds BM BS BMedSci (Nottingham 1995)
Dr Sam Chesser MB ChB (Leeds 1997)

A copy of the Practice booklet is available here  

NHS Direct ( Tel:  0845 46 47

Community Services:

 Age Concern  01788 330885
 Blood Transfusion Service 0121 2534063
 Citizens’ Advice Bureau  01788 541000                       
 District Nurse   01926 600818
 Drug Team 01788 555100
 Family Planning & GU Clinic   0300 1236644
 Health Visitor 01788 555147
 Midwife 01788 663184
 PALS Patient Advice & Liaison 0800 0284203
 Samaritans 02476 678678
 Social Services 01788 541333
 Transport to Hospital 01926 310312

Secondary Care

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

UHCWT is one of the UK's largest teaching Trusts responsible for managing two major hospitals in Coventry and Rugby. It is the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School.

The Trust comprises two acute services hospitals:
(a)  Hospital of St Cross, Rugby (Tel: 01788 572831)
(b)  University Hospital, Coventry (Tel: 024 7696 4000)

University Hospital (Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX) is the main hospital with virtually all medical and surgical specialties, including the Main Accident & Emergency Service within the area.  

The Hospital of St Cross (Barby Road, Ruby, CV22 5PX) is a relatively small hospital. It has  an Urgent Treatment Centre (Tel: 01788 663432) which is only for Minor Injuries for patients over five years of age.  It is open 24 hours a day. Children under five needing urgent care for injuries or  illnesses should be taken to the Children's Emergency Department at University Hospital.

Minor injuries include: 

  • sprains and strains
  • suspected broken limbs
  • minor head injuries
  • cuts and grazes
  • bites and stings
  • minor scalds and burns
  • ear and throat infections
  • skin infections and rashes
  • eye problems
  • coughs and colds
  • feverish illness in adults
  • abdominal pain
  • vomiting and diarrhoea
  • emergency contraception

More details are available on the Trust's web site at   


Last revised October 2020