St Austell Health Group

0172675555 1 Wheal Northey , St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3EF

2 out of 5 stars

Based on 48 ratings for this GP surgery


  • Primary Care Innovation Awards


Welcome the St Austell Healthcare.  Wheal Northey is our Head Office.  We have sites at Carlyon Road, Foxhole, and Park.

Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30
Thursday 08:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 17:30
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed


Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed

Public holidays

Aug 26Closed
Dec 25Closed
Dec 26Closed
Jan 01Closed


You can now see a GP or other healthcare professional during:

Appointments may be available before 6.30pm in some areas.

To book an appointment, talk to your GP practice or visit their website. You may be able to get an appointment on the same day if required.

Depending on your area, you may be offered an appointment at one of these locations:

St Austell Healthcare is now providing routine nurse and pharmacist evening appointments until 8pm at the Carlyon Road Health Hub, Saturday GP appointments from 9am - 4pm at Wheal Northey, and some nurse appointments on a Saturday morning.

Please contact us by phone on 01726 75555 to book an evening or Saturday nurse/pharmacist appointment. If it's a GP appointment you want please mention to your GP that you would like to be seen on a Saturday.

Out of hours

For routine enquiries we are open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm on 01726 75555. If you need to see a doctor after 6:30pm Monday to Friday, please call the Cornwall 111 Helpline. You simply dial 111 from your own telephone handset. Calls are free from both landlines and mobiles.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Last verified on 03/01/2019


  • Dr Dan Murphy
  • Dr Jane Brenton
  • Dr James Eagle
  • Dr Alistair James
  • Dr James McClure
  • Dr William Moore
  • Dr Stewart Smith
  • Dr Fiona Hickey

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

GPs at this practice

6 male and 2 female GPs

Other branches

This practice is part of a practice group.

If you are interested in registering with one of our other branches please find their contact information here.

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.

Clicking this link will take you to an external website.

Data source: NHS Digital

Our facilities

Disable access. Surgery Car Park.

Latest news

Primary Care Innovation Awards

Award for creating a sustainable solution which averted service failure.

Last updated on 07 December 2016.

Key facts

Registered patients


Weekday evening and weekend appointments offered here or nearby

YESContact practice for appointment availability

Friends and Family Test score: General Practice

86%Patients recommend this practice. 263 responses.

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

The Standard Of Care Received From The Nurses & HCA's

I had to attend on a daily basis the Wheal Northey and Park Site Doctor Surgeries since the beginning of June 2019, for my open wound dre...

7 August 2019

My experience of the past 2 years

In view of a spate of medical conditions over the past two years have to liaise with all departments of the practice from GP/Duty GP thro...

5 August 2019

Feels like no point even trying

I call our surgery at 8am and ask if I could have an evening appointment because I was not feeling well and I work in a hospital myself s...

22 July 2019

Failure, after failure, after failure.

I have been registered with Polkyth Surgery since birth. The service became so appalling at Polkyth, I moved to Park Medical - lo and beh...

16 July 2019

How do I move to a different doctors surgery?

When people are feeling unwell they do not need this added stress. From experience I was aware that you can not make a non emergency face...

10 June 2019

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Last updated on 03 January 2019.

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