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
**WE WILL BE CLOSED on Tuesday 12th November 2019 from 1pm to 6:30pm for staff training we will open as usual at 8:00am on Wednesday 13th November 2019 for general reception services**
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 are now booking appointments for 18 -65 year olds and over 65 year olds who require a flu vaccination on the following dates:
Saturday 26th October
Saturday 23rd November
CHILDREN'S FLU VACCINE
We have a limited supply of child flu vaccines starting from the 7th November. More will be released depending on delivery schedules.
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 **