Tuesday 12th November 2019
Our clinical network went down on Friday the 8th November and was not available until lunchtime Monday 11th November. This issue was a network problem and outside of our control. We unfortunately had to cancel appointments and would like to thank our patients for their understanding and apologise for any
FLU Campaign 2019/20
The Flu clinics are now well underway. All 'at risk' patient's will be invited to upcoming clinics and we will be arranging catch-up clinics in December as well.
Thursday Afternoon Opening
We are now open on a Thursday afternoon. Patients can call into the surgery to collect prescriptions or make an appointment.
If you need to see a GP urgently or require telephone advice please telephone the surgery on 0161 214 8710 and your call will be diverted to Go To Doc who will arrange an appointment for you.
Prescription Collections - Please allow 3 working days before collecting your prescription. Due to staff leave and volume of work we are currently unable to turn them around in 2 days. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
New Trainee - Dr Fallon John is our new Foundation Year trainee and will be with us until December 2019.
Ashton Walk-in Centre has moved:
On the 29th April 2019, a new walk-in centre for urgent care will be opening at Tameside Hospital (next to A&E) and will be open from 9am until 9pm.
There will no longer be a walk-in service at the Primary Care Centre on Old Street.
Out of Hours Access
You can now access out of hours telephone consultations. Please contact reception on 0161 214 8710 if you wish to book a telephone consultation before 8am of after 6:30pm.
Locally we have the following services that patients can use directly for 'out of hours' access:
NHS 111 – Patients can speak to trained advisers who will assess their symptoms and direct them to the best, most appropriate service to receive medical care/support. All calls are free from landlines and mobile phones and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
The Walk-in Centre – telephone: 0161 342 7050
Minor Eye Complaints please see our newsletter for opticians
Minor Aliments - (all local pharmacies except Cohen’s in Glossop)
Want to access your medical records on the move?
You can access your medical records on your mobile phone, IPad, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.
You can now make appointments, request repeat medication and view your medical record on-line . If you would like to register for on-line access please contact reception to request further information. You will require ID to register. For further information please read the practice newsletter.
(Site updated 18/11/2019)