FOR FLU VACCINATION INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR SERVICES PAGE OR CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ONLINE SERVICES
Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until late November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first. If you are 50-64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for the flu vaccination, for example you have a health condition which puts you at risk from the flu, you will be invited earlier
FLU & PNEUMOCCOCAL VACCINATION CLINIC DATES
PLEASE ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING IN CAR PARK
7TH NOVEMBER 2020 - OVER 65 YEARS, UNDER 65 YEARS & CHILDREN
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.
TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED due to COVID19
The surgery work with a number of local practices to provide greater access to appointments and can 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.
Established in 1947, we are an NHS GP practice currently responsible for the care of up to
11,000 patients serving the population throughout the local area and we continue to welcome new patients to our surgery
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Should you wish to discuss a complaint regarding the surgery or a particular service then please see our complaints procedure situated under the policies tab
OCTOBER 2020 PATIENT UPDATES
We are sorry for the inconvenience being caused for our patents trying to contact the practice by telephone recently. You may have found that trying to reach us first thing on a Monday morning has been particularly difficult.
Like many GP practices in Lancashire, our telephone system is run by a local NHS IT provider who are aware of these issues.
We want to assure you these problems have been escalated and explain that fixing them is not in our control, so please be patient with us whilst they are being addressed.
We have been told that over the next few weeks, a short term fix is being put in place that should ensure our telephone systems can stay online during very busy periods. In the longer term, we know that upgrades are being made to the system that should fully resolve the problems.
Remember, there are other ways that you can contact the practice. Please review our web pages as this is where we will provide you with the most up to date methods of contacting us or where appropriate other alternatives exist such as:-
MyGp or PatientAccess ; an app that you may have already downloaded (if not please do so if you can and follow the instructions for use) which you can use to book appointments, or order your prescriptions.
As usual, you should dial 999 in an emergency and can access NHS111 or your local pharmacy for advice.
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