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** PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES WITH OUR TELEPHONE LINES – WE HOPE THIS WILL BE RESOLVED SHORTLY AND THE PRACTICE IS STILL OPEN.

WE HAVE DIVERTED CALLS AT PRESENT - BUT AS THERE IS ONLY ONE LINE, THIS MAY BE BUSY.

PLEASE CALL BACK AT ANOTHER TIME, IF YOU CAN, OR YOU CAN SPEAK WITH NHS 111 TEAM, WHO MAY BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU FURTHER.

A REMINDER THAT THE PRACTICE ITSELF IS STILL OPEN AS PER THE NORMAL OPENING HOURS **

Please note: If you have any communication needs and wish to access information in a different format please notify a member of Reception.

The practice is closed on the following Bank Holidays 2019-20: 

  • Monday 27th May 2019
  • Monday 26th August 2019
  • Wednesday 25th December 2019
  • Thursday 26th December 2019

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 

 We are now providing an electronic prescribing service.  If you nominate a preferred local pharmacy we can send your prescriptions directly to them electronically.  The advantage of this service is that you will not have to collect the prescription from the surgery, simply collect the medication from your pharmacy.  If you are interested, please go to your preferred pharmacy and they can arrange.

 

 PATIENT NHS CHECKS

 You may be entitled to an NHS Health Check please check with Reception.

This involves an appointment with the HCA who will record medical details, check height, weight, blood pressure and relevant blood tests.  She will then review your case following the results.

Nurses

Mrs Rita Thomas (f)

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Healthcare Assistants

Samarah Rafiq (f)

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

 
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