Welcome To

Briton Street GP Surgery

Tel: 0116 233 7744

Our mission is to provide a 'traditional general practice in a modern world' 

Our values are to be honest, open, caring, responsive, effective, safe and well led

Dr Shafi & Partners operate three contracts on behalf of NHS England within NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Integrated Care Board (ICB). The three practices are known as Briton Street GP Surgery, Westcotes GP Surgery One and Westcotes GP Surgery Two. They operate from two postal addresses:  5 Briton Street, Leicester, LE3 0AA and 2 Westcotes Drive, Leicester, LE3 0QR.

Opening Times

We are open Monday to Friday

8.00 am to 6.30 pm

Extended GP,  Nurse and Health Care Assistant appointments are available via Orion PCN HUBs and will be arranged by our reception staff.

Once a month, the practice may be closed in the afternoon between 1.00pm and 6.30pm for protected learning time (training) and you will be redirected to other GP medical services by a sign on the front door and an answering message on the telephone system.

Best Times To Call Us

To make efficient use of our staff please try to contact us during specific times for certain services such as:

Booking a GP Appointment 8am to 10am

All Prescription Queries 11am - 6pm

All Blood/Test Results Queries 11am - 6pm

Some days, we close our doors for a staff meeting between 1.30pm - 2.00pm. Patients will be notified by a  sign on the front door.

Telephone Number

Tel: 0116 233 7744

We are also closed on:

Official Bank Holidays (England)

When we are closed, you can still get medical assistance from the following:

NHS 111  

Healthcare HUBs (see below)


999 - for all medical emergencies

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Leicester Healthcare Hubs

We are also able to book you in directly at one of the Healthcare Hubs (subject to availability): 

Westcotes Health Centre, Fosse Road South, Leicester, LE3 0LP. Tel: 0116 295 3180

Belgrave Health Centre, 52 Brandon Street, Leicester, LE4 6AW. Tel : 0116 295 2200

  Saffron Health, 612 Saffron Lane, Leicester, LE2 6TD. Tel:  0116 244 0888

  Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre ,1 Spinney Hill Road, Leicester, LE5 3GH . Tel : 0116 242 9450

Our reception team will assist you when you speak to them.

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Briton Street GP Surgery

5 Briton Street



Tel: 0116 233 7744