Welcome to Beech House Surgery Knaresborough

We are a friendly, welcoming, and supportive practice located in the market town of Knaresborough on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales within easy distance of Harrogate, York, and Leeds. We have a large free carpark onsite for the use of our patients. 

Beech House Surgery has 4 GP Partners who are supported by our wider clinical team including an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistants, First Contact Physiotherapists, Clinical Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Social Prescriber Link Workers and a Health and Wellbeing Coach. In addition to we have a Community Midwife who does regular clinics and we work closely with local Community Nursing teams. 

The practice has a long history of training and we are delighted to be able to help train the clinicians of the future. We have GP Registrars, Foundation Doctors and Medical Students working with us in the practice.

We are proud to provide comprehensive NHS primary care services to our registered patients and we are focused on providing the best possible care at the highest quality. Our premises are purpose built and well equipped to deliver safe and effective care.


Opening Times

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Enhanced Hours and Practice Training Afternoons/Bank Holiday Closures

Enhanced hours surgeries are intended to accommodate those people who cannot easily attend the surgery during our normal opening hours. We respectfully ask patients who are able to attend during normal surgery hours to reserve these extended hour surgeries for those who are unable to do so.  

Monday and Wednesday 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Weekly appointments with GP's. (NB: We are only open for pre-booked appointments during this time)

 When we are closed.....

The surgery is closed on normal Bank Holidays and approximately 4 afternoons per year for staff training. When the Surgery is closed, call NHS 111 for non-medical emergencies and 999 for medical emergencies (including chest pains and shortness of breath).

Covid Vaccinations

Update March 2023

Please do not contact the surgery regarding Covid Boosters.

People aged 75 years and older, residents in care homes for older people, and those aged 5 years and over with a weakened immune system will be offered a booster of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine this spring.

Spring booster eligibility

COVID-19 is more serious in older people and in people with certain underlying health conditions. For these reasons, people aged 75 years and over, those in care homes, and those aged 5 years and over with a weakened immune system are being offered a spring booster of COVID-19 vaccine.

Timing of the spring booster

You should be offered an appointment between April and June, with those at highest risk being called in first. You will be invited to have your booster around 6 months from your last dose but you can have it from 3 months.

If you are turning 75 years of age between April and June, you will be called for vaccination during the campaign; you do not have to wait for your birthday.