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Flu Vaccinations

If you are eligible for a flu vaccination, please contact the surgery or booking line to book your appointment.

Friends & Family Test

We would appreciate if you would complete our friends and family survey. You can find the leaflets in your GP Surgery. If you would like to leave a comment about the service provided by your Practice you can add your comments onto the NHS choices website. Follow the link and search for your Practice http://www.nhs.uk/service-search/gp/locationsearch/4 

Updating contact details

It is important that your contact details are kept up to date, when booking an appointment you will be asked to confirm your contact information. If you have changed address please visit your Practice and ask for a change of address form, or alternatively fill in the form at the bottom of this screen.

Out of Hours

If the GP surgery is closed and you require medical attention please contact NHS 111 who will be able to give advice and locate the best service for you.

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Chronic Disease Clinics

The nurses run clinics for the following conditions:

  • Asthma/COPD
  • Dibetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Disease

Patients are seen as a minimum annually or more frequently if required. A blood test may be necessary prior to these appointments. Please bring inhalers to repiratory clinics.

Other Services

Cervical Smears -  we recommend that all women between the age of 25-49 have a smear every three years, and from 50-64 every five years. You may make an appointment for a smear with the practice nurse during normal working hours.

baby_with_sethescopeWell Baby & Immunisation Clinics - Tuesday mornings 09:00 - 12:00. The health visitor is present for weighing and general advice on any problems. Baby immunisations are carried out during the clinic.

Travel Vaccination

Our practice nurses are well trained and experienced in helping you to be adequately protected for your trip abroad. We offer a comprehensive range of vaccinations. A fee may be charged. Please ring to make an appointment as early as possible before departure.

Minor Ailment Scheme

Our practice is one of the GP practices within the East Lancashire Primary Care Trusts taking part in a scheme called ‘Pharmacy First’. This means you do not need to see the doctor for certain minor ailments such as coughs and colds, sore throats, stomach upsets, constipation, hay fever. A full list can be advised by the receptionists.

General Nursing Services - including dressings and ear syringing are provided at the health centre treatment room.

Non-NHS Services

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:

  • non_nhs_services1Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.)
  • Insurance claim forms
  • Prescriptions for taking medication abroad
  • Private sick notes
  • Vaccination certificates

The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.

 
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