PCN – Primary Care Network

Appletree is part of a Primary Care Network, a group of local GP surgeries that share resources and support in order to focus on local patient care.

Recently the PCN has grouped together to provide the succesful Covid-19 vaccine deployment at Babington Hospital.

Our PCN group consists of:

Appletree Medical Practice47A Town St, Duffield, Belper DE56 4GG01332 842288
Arthur Medical CentreMain St, Horsley Woodhouse, Ilkeston DE7 6AX01332 880249
Riversdale Surgery59 Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AY01773 822386
Whitemoor Medical CentreWhitemoor Lane, Belper DE56 0JB01773 880099

For more information on PCNs and their provision in Derbyshire see these links:




We are currently prioritising our workload to deliver the Covid-19 vaccination programme.  Consequently, there may be a longer wait than usual for non-essential services during this time.

If you have a non-urgent query or problem, please consider using the pharmacy, 111 or Minor Injury units for advice where possible and appropriate.

2nd Dose Covid-19 Vaccine

You will receive your invitation for your 2nd Covid-19 vaccination at approximately 10 weeks after your first injection.   Please wait for the booking team to contact you BUT if it is almost 12 weeks since your 1st dose and you have not yet received an invitation, please contact the surgery.  

All patients aged 50+

Patients aged 50+ can now book an appointment for their covid-19 vaccination at Babington Hospital.  If you have not received a text message, please contact the surgery to book.

Click here for more information on how the vaccination will be rolled out Covid-19 Vaccine information page.