"My family of six have always had good service from the practice for the past eighteen years..."
We are pleased to announce that The Ivy Medical Group and Apple Tree Medical Practice have merged. For many years we have had a very supportive and positive relationship together. In recent years the ever growing pressures on general practice in the UK has meant that we have been looking at working closely together to overcome those challenges and have now completed a merger.
Read more in our News Section...
The Ivy Medical Group has been established in Burton Joyce and Lowdham since 2006. We look after approximately just over 7200 patients located in Burton Joyce, Lowdham and surrounding villages. We are a training practice for the University of Nottingham and are active in supporting our local health community. Our vision is to provide the very best primary medical services with a focus on family health and continuity of care. Our medical and nursing team have a wide variety of expertise and experience in providing holistic care. Our practice is actively involved in the commissioning of local health care committed to ensuring the very highest quality of care for our patients.
Download our App from the Apple App Store. It will allow you to book appoiintments and request medicaltions online, read our news feeds and our twitter feeds as well as use Map navigation to find our branches. More features coming soon..
Online Patient Services
"We are passionate about implementing the latest technologies to help our patients use our service and improve their health. Using our online services patients can make appointments, request medications and view medical information. To try our online services please register with our practice reception team for your log in details..."
Try our App
- Book online appointments and request medications online.
- View the practice News and Twiter Feed.
- Mapping to each branch surgery and Apple Maps Navigation to get you there.
- Receive Notifications from the surgery with useful information and reminders.
- Sharing for news articles.
- Today App Widget to display the latest news article on your home screen.
- Apple watch and iMessage App allowing extended functionality.
September 27th 2018
You can now book routine GP and Nurse appointments in the evening, at weekends and over bank holidays in your local area. Read More...
"Low-carb dieters can lose more than 1.5 stone over three years," reports The Daily Telegraph. Researchers in the US carried out a trial involving 164 people who'd already lost weight on a 10-week diet, during which all meals were provided. They assigned them to a further 20 weeks of dieting intended to maintain weight loss. Read More...
"Vitamin D supplements may be pointless for preventing heart disease and cancer," reports the Mail Online. Vitamin D, known as the "sunshine vitamin" because our skin makes it from contact with sunlight, is needed to make strong bones. In recent years, scientists have investigated whether it's also helpful in preventing cardiovascular disease (heart attacks and strokes) or cancer. This study tested 25,871 adults over the age of 50 in the US, half of whom took high daily doses of vitamin D, over 5 years. Read More...
November 14th 2018
'Being overweight can cause depression, researchers say, with the effects thought to be largely psychological' The Guardian reports Read More...
November 8th 2018
'Women who smoke, have diabetes or high blood pressure increase their risk of a heart attack more than men faced with the same risks' BBC News reports Read More...