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OUT OF HOURS INFORMATION:


If you require urgent medical assistance that cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, please call 111 where you will be put through to the NHS 111 helpline who will be able to assist you further


NHS111 is a free to call, non-emergency, medical helpline operating in England.  The service is part of the country’s NHS telephone and triage and advisory services.



The Choose Well website is an excellent resource which includes details of services in the area, including local pharmacies and walk-in centres, and self-care information.  It provides a wealth of clear, clinically assured self-care information for patients, covering over 40 topics in 64 languages; each topic comes with a downloadable pdf leaflet to help you to self-care.www.choosewellmanchester.org.uk

Clinics & Services

The General Medical Services Contract between the GP Partners and the CMCCG is summarised as containing the following main elements of medical treatment and care:

Core Services:

  • Management of patients who are ill, or believe themselves to be ill, with conditions from which recovery is generally expected, for the duration of that condition, including relevant health promotion advice and referral as appropriate, reflecting patient choice whenever practicable.
  • General management of patients who are terminally ill.
  • Management of chronic disease in the manner determined by the practice, in discussion with the patient.

Additional Services

  • Cervical screening
  • Contraceptive services
  • Vaccinations & immunisations
  • Childhood vaccinations & immunisations
  • Child health surveillance
  • Maternity services
  • Minor surgery
  • Sexual health services
  • National Enhanced Services
  • Near patient testing
  • Care of patients with depression
  • IUD fitting

Practice Nurses

Patients should indicate the purpose of their appointment when making appointments to see the nurse, so that the receptionist can allocate the appropriate length of appointment.

The health care assistant is trained to carry out new patient health checks, phlebotomy, the giving of lifestyle advice, some vaccinations as directed by our GPs, ECGs and routine blood pressure monitoring. Patients will normally be allocated to the health care assistant for these services.

Practice nurses provide first line management of previously diagnosed chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and hypertension.

Nursing services include:

  • Blood Testing (these must have been recommended by a doctor first)
  • Blood Pressure
  • Well Person Health Checks
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Ear Syringing
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Baby Immunisations
  • Travel Vaccinations/Advice
  • Influenza Vaccinations
  • Pneumococcal Vaccinations
  • ECGs
  • Diabetic Checks
  • Asthma Checks
  • Cervical Smear Tests
  • Contraception Advice
 
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