North Elmham is situated in rural Mid Norfolk, close to the market town of East Dereham.
The area offers a diverse and attractive environment in which to live with easy access to the North Norfolk Coast, the Norfolk Broads and the historic and lively Cathedral City of Norwich. Elmham Surgery is located in the busy village of North Elmham with local facilities including a Shop, Post Office, two Pubs, Primary School, Playing Fields with floodlit all weather tennis courts, Fish and Chip Shop and a Garage.
The market towns of East Dereham, Fakenham, Litcham and Reepham provide the full range of secondary schools, shops supermarkets, vets, cinemas, restaurant etc. The local area contains National Trust properties and other places of interest and Norwich and Kings Lynn both have theatres and multi screen cinemas. Norwich has an extensive and attractive shopping area with major department stores.
Regional transport links are being improved and currently offer international flights from Norwich and Stansted Airports, rail links to Cambridge, London etc. via Kings Lynn and Norwich and road links to Norwich or Peterborough (A47) and Cambridge and London (M11)
The Practice is housed in a distinctive building in the centre of the village with pleasant waiting areas overlooking the gardens and natural pond. There are spacious consulting rooms for the GPs, a variety of treatment and examination rooms for members of the nursing team and PHCT and an administration area upstairs.
Patients from the surrounding 26 villages are able to register at the practice, which currently has a list size of 8,400. Referrals are generally made to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, now with its associated Medical School. The practice dispenses to almost all patients. The practice is fully computerised using the EMIS medical software system and has been a paperless practice since October 2003.