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Welcome to Longton Health Centre


Established in 1947, we are an NHS GP practice which is currently responsible for the care of up to 

11,000 patients serving the population throughout

 

Longton, Hutton, New Longton, Higher Penwortham, Hoole and Walmer Bridge

 

We continue to welcome patients to our surgery

 

Longton Health Centre

 


 As well as a source of information about the services we provide, we hope you will find our website informative about health campaigns and other health related information

 

If you cannot find what you are looking for please phone us on 01772 214500


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Our Summer newsletter is now available online or in practice!

***We are currently expanding our team and recruiting for a GP receptionist/ Administrator - please see current vacancies for more information....................................................***

Please click on https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/heatwave-how-to-cope-in-hot-weather/ for more advice regarding healthcare during warm weather periods

  • WE WILL BE CLOSED on Tuesday 18th September 2018 from 1:00pm to 6:30pm for staff training. The surgery will re-open as usual at 8:00am on Wednesday 19th September 2018 for general appointments.

  • VISITING OUR SURGERY will be A Carers’ Hub Lancashire representative on the first Thursday of each month to promote the services and support available to all carers. NEXT VISIT is Thursday 2nd August 2018 between 3.00pm - 4.00pm.

EMERGENCY

In the event of an emergency such as severe chest pain, symptoms of stroke, shortness of breath or severe bleeding please dial 999

WHEN WE ARE CLOSED PLEASE RING NHS 111

If you need medical advice of any description or wish to speak to a doctor

Your call will be triaged by the call centre and directed to the most appropriate service.

Who to contact when we are closed CLICK HERE


Longton Health Centre for the purpose of Extended Access

Appointments outside of normal working hours are working with ISSA Medical Centre in Preston

If you need a GP appointment outside of usual times please ring NHS111 . 

If  NHS 111 after triage signpost you to an available GP appointment this will be at ISSA in Preston. 

If no appointments are available NHS 111 will direct you to an alternative service. 

To note Longton Health Centre do hold a variety of pre booked Nurse and GP appointments on a Saturday morning


PATIENT ACCESS

Continue to patientaccess.com

You will need to re-enter your password to sign in to the new Patient Access service so please make sure you have this to hand.

BRING IN PHOTO I.D AND PROOF OF CURRENT ADDRESS TO THE PRACTICE and complete a patient CONSENT FORM TO ENABLE ACCESS TO GP ONLINE SERVICES

(This service is currently available to patients age 13 years and above)

Online repeat medication prescription ordering

Book/amend/cancel your appointments online

View limited clinical records

**ADD THE PATIENT ACCESS APP TO YOUR TABLET OR SMARTPHONE VIA iOS OR ANDROID APP **

***Please note from time to time third party systems working with our clinical system run updates and/ or may experience technical difficulties from time to time - please bear with them during these times and contact the surgery in the first instant to access the services you require ***


Shingles eligibilty Poster      

  • We are continuing our shingles campaign please click on the Shingles calculator link below and see if you are eligible.  Please arrange an appointment if you fall into the suitable age range Shingles Calculator 


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If you wish to contact us regarding a complaint you may have about the surgery please see our complaints procedure situated under the policies tab. 


(Site updated 18/07/2018)
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