Thorns Road Surgery

01384484894 43 Thorns Road, Quarry Bank , Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 2JS
Website address not added

2 out of 5 stars

Based on 8 ratings for this GP surgery


  • New Partner
  • Practice Leaflet
  • Patient Participation Group (PPG)


Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:00 - 12:0012:00 - 16:0016:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 12:0012:00 - 16:0016:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 12:0012:00 - 16:0016:00 - 18:30
Thursday 08:00 - 12:0012:00 - 16:0016:00 - 18:30
Friday 08:00 - 12:0012:00 - 16:0016:00 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Surgery times

Monday 08:30 - 10:3016:00 - 18:3018:30 - 20:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 10:3016:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 10:3016:00 - 18:00
Thursday 08:30 - 10:3016:00 - 18:00
Friday 08:30 - 10:3016:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Out of hours

Out of hours cover is provided by Primecare

Last verified on 09/11/2017

Additional information

We provide extended opening hours on Monday From 6.30pm till 8.30pm


  • Dr Kanchan Sanikop
  • Dr Vivek Nair

To read more about us and to find other staff members please view our staff page.

GPs at this practice

1 male and 1 female GPs

Additional languages spoken


Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online

You must be registered with your GP's online service to access the facilities. Find out more about accessing online services.

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Data source: NHS Digital

Latest news

New Partner

Dr Shah has now retired from Thorns Road Surgery. Dr Kanchan Sanikop is lead GP.

As from October 2017, we also have a new male GP Dr Vivek Nair.

Last updated on 04 January 2018.

Practice Leaflet

Information booklet for Thorns Road Surgery

Associated document

practice leaflet 2018.doc (.doc, 755 KB)

Last updated on 16 December 2013.

Patient Participation Group (PPG)

We have a patient participation group headed by Nurse Practitioner, where we listen to your views and feedback. We aim to operate a Patients' participation Group every 6-8 weeks. It's role is to direct the surgery forward on new ideas formed from the group and results from our questionnaire. We welcome new members to the PPG at any time.

Last updated on 20 March 2012.

CQC Rating for the surgery

We are proud to announce that in our recent CQC visit, we have been given the overall rating of GOOD. We thank you all in making this possible and promise to continue the good work

Last updated on 21 October 2016.

on line services

We are now offering on line appointment booking and repeat prescription ordering service. You can also view parts of your medical records on line.  Please contact a member of staff to register for online service

Last updated on 21 October 2016.

Electronic Prescription Service EPS

Electronic prescription service is coming to your practice from end of November 2015. The NHS electronic Prescription service (EPS) allows your GP to send your repeat prescriptions to your choice of pharmacy so you no longer have to collect your prescription from your surgery. Please contact the pharmacy of your choice to nominate. For further details visit

Last updated on 18 September 2015.

late evening service

we offer late night evening appointments: Mon 6-8.30pm  to patients who can not attend during day time. Please make use of this extra service

Last updated on 17 August 2015.

Online repeat prescription ordering

You can order your repeat prescriptions on line now.  Please contact the surgery to register

Last updated on 17 June 2013.

Online appointment booking

You can book your appointment on line now. Please contact the surgery to register for this service

Last updated on 17 June 2013.

Key facts

Registered patients


Weekday evening and weekend appointments offered here or nearby

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More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

Please register during reception hours

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Latest reviews of this gp practice

Unpleasant dr terrible manner

No eye contact showed no interest in the way I was feeling seriously considering changing go didn’t feel ant confidence in dr what so ever

14 January 2018

No appointment

I've have long term health issues for a few years. My regular medication has been discontinued by the supplier just over a month ago. T...

11 September 2017

So not impressive !

The GPs here are not empathetic at all .. They don't greet with a smile and seem to be uninterested !! Any problem or pain according to t...

30 May 2017

Only One Person let's this Surgery Down.

I went in to see a particular doctor about a lump on the back of my neck, which they said was a cyst, and prescribed me a course of antib...

27 October 2016

Seemingly unhelpful

For the past 3 years, trips to this surgery have not turned out successful. From trying to gain support in counselling sessions that the ...

22 September 2016

Patient Participation Group

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Last updated on 10 January 2018.

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