• Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston, Practice ID - P81040, PR4 5HA
  • Out of Hours: 111
  • 01772 214500

WELCOME TO LONGTON HEALTH CENTRE


14.6.2021 UPDATE

ELECTRICITY NORTHWEST ARE CURRENTLY WORKING TO RESTORE OUR ELECTRICITY - INTERMITTENT POWER CUTS AFFECTING THE TELEPHONE LINES TODAY


Please :

-access your GP online services TO ORDER MEDICATION / BOOK OR AMEND APPOINTMENTS

-contact US VIA EMAIL on [email protected] with any non-urgent queries - our team will review these within a 48 working hour period

-our reception team are available at the practice to assist if you have no internet accesibility


COVID VACCINATION

Patients requiring a 1st or 2nd dose COVID19 vaccination or currently are in a cohort currently being invited to book your COVID19 vaccination then please do not contact the surgery - arrange your vaccination at nhs.uk/covid-vaccination or by phoning 119


EVIDENCE TO TRAVEL AND LATEST TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS


Your COVID-19 vaccination status is held securely within the NHS App, and can be accessed via the NHS login service. The app shows your COVID-19 vaccination status in the form of your vaccination record. In the future, the app will also show your COVID-19 test results.

NHS App privacy policy

myGP app

All online service providers can be viewed CLICK HERE

to access online services

(currently available to patients age 13 years and above)


*******Please do not contact your GP surgery to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status - letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status WILL NOT BE PROVIDED - CALL 119 for this information*******


Most vulnerable offered second dose of COVID-19 vaccine earlier to help protect against variants


Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice

If you have a new continuous cough OR high temperature OR loss / change in your normal sense of smell or taste

STAY AT HOME and self-isolate as per government advice

DO NOT TURN UP AT the surgery

ARRANGE TO TAKE A TEST CLICK HERE

Please see Coronavirus related information


TO ORDER YOUR MEDICATION CLICK HERE

Please only call the surgery on 01772 215000 to order medication if you have no internet or smartphone access


PLEASE CONTINUE TO CALL US IF YOU ARE UNWELL WITH UNRELATED CORONAVIRUS PROBLEMS AND BE REASSURED THAT THE CLINICIAN WILL ARRANGE AN ALLOCATED FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENT TIME WHERE CLINICALLY APPROPRIATE

WE CONTINUE TO USE OUR INTERCOM SYSTEM WHERE A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM WILL BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU

WE ASK OUR PATIENTS TO PLEASE RESPECT OTHERS IN AND AROUND THE SURGERY BUILDING AND ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE CAR PARK AND WAITING AREAS

WE HAVE A PAGER SYSTEM IN PLACE TO ENABLE YOU TO WAIT SAFELY IN YOUR VEHICLE


IN CASE OF EMERGENCY AT ANY TIME RING 999


In the event of an emergency such as severe chest pain, symptoms of stroke,

severe allergic reaction, 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 when the surgery is closed please dial NHS 111.

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


The surgery works with a number of local practices to provide greater access to appointments and may offer appointments up to 8pm Monday to Friday and on Saturday and Sunday AM.

Please be advised that availability is limited and will be by pre-booked appointment and urgent on the day only

Access may not always be provided at this surgery and you may need to travel to an alternative practice. 

If no appointment is available you may be directed to alternative services such as NHS111.


Longton Health Centre


Established in 1947

We are an NHS GP Practice part of Ribble Medical Group Primary Care Network

responsible for the care of up to 11,000 patients providing local services

and we continue to welcome new patients in our community to our surgery


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(Site updated 14.6.2021)