Welcome to Longton Health Centre
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
If you are planning on moving out of the area - it may still be possible that you can remain registered
Click here to register and for more information
CORONAVIRUS GUIDANCE FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
**Please do not book an appointment at the surgery or present at Reception **
Please do NOT leave YOUR HOUSE / PLACE OF WORK OR WHERE YOU ARE STAYING ring 111
You have been in China in the last 14 days and develop cough, fever or shortness of breath
You have been in Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days
Have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus even if you feel well
Please DO NOT leave where you are staying and contact NHS 111
Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice
Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus in China, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms.
Please clink on link below for latest guidance
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 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.
These appointments will not be available to book on line - therefore please speak to a member of our reception staff for further advice
**WE WILL BE CLOSED on Tuesday 18th February 2020 from 1pm to 6:30pm for staff training we will open as usual at 8:00am on Wednesday 19th February 2020 for general reception services**
We have vaccines waiting for 18 -65 year olds and over 65 year olds who require a flu vaccination
CHILDREN'S FLU VACCINE
Please contact Reception for details of Children's Flu vaccine appointments
If your records show that you may be due a
Pneumococcal vaccination then this may be done on the same appointment
CARERS - information regarding flu vaccinations click here
Do you support a friend. neighbour or family member on a regular basis or do you have someone care for you?
If so come along to the practice - Lancashire Care Services have a support worker here to offer general advice and additional support
Visit on the 1st Thursday each month between 3pm - 4pm DROP IN - No appointment is necessary
As well as a source of information about the services we provide, our website for Longton Health Centre provides information regarding health campaigns and other health related information
Visitors can subscribe to our newsletter by CLICKING HERE
If you cannot find what you are looking for please phone us on 01772 214500
HEALTH AND CARE APPS
GP ONLINE SERVICES
PLEASE SHOW PHOTO I.D AND PROOF OF CURRENT ADDRESS TO RECEPTION
Patients will need to complete a 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
TO VIEW YOUR CHOICE OF SERVICE PROVIDERS PLEASE CLICK HERE
**ADD THE GP ONLINE SERVICES APP OF YOUR CHOICE TO YOUR TABLET OR SMARTPHONE **
***Please note from time to time third party systems for GP ONLINE SERVICES working alongside our clinical system run updates and may experience technical difficulties from time to time - please be patient during these times and contact the GP online service of your choice for further advice and support regarding access difficulties
**Please continue to contact the surgery if you require direct access to our services if online services are inaccessible**
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 14.2.2020)