Eyam Surgery aims to provide comprehensive patient-centred health care services which are accessible, of high quality and sensitive to local needs.
Eyam Surgery is a rural dispensing practice covering an area of 180 square miles from Edale to Fox House just outside Sheffield to Baslow, Taddington and Peak Forest. The area is set in the Hope Valley with the nearest major town being Chesterfield (15 miles) and the nearest cities Sheffield (15 miles) and Manchester (35 miles).
The main surgery is located at Eyam with a branch site at Bradwell. Eyam Surgery also utilises the Village Hall at Litton for half an hour a week (currently unavailable due to coronavirus restrictions). For patients who have difficulty reaching the surgery, the practice also uses the community minibus service to bring patients to Eyam.
Apart from employment in the towns and cities the area is predominantly a farming and tourist area. However, there is also a large amount of heavy industry including: Breedon Hope Cement Works, Fine Grinding, Newburgh Engineering and British Fluorspar.
The practice comes within the Derbyshire Dales District Council, which as an approximate population of 75,000.
Eyam Surgery is one of 112 GP surgeries that make up Derby and Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (DDCCG). DDCCG look after just over 1 million patients. Since 2019 Eyam Surgery has worked closely with other GP surgeries in the Derbyshire Dales area and is now part of the Derbyshire Dales Primary Care Network (DDPCN). The DDPCN aim is to provide joined up care for Derbyshire Dales Residents.