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
We continue to welcome new patients to our surgery - visit our Registrations page if you are planning on moving out of the area - it may be possible that you can remain registered here
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
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
**WE WILL BE CLOSED on Tuesday 19th February 2019 from 1:00pm to 6:30pm for staff training. The surgery will re-open as usual at 8:00am on Wednesday 20th February 2018 for general appointments**
**If you are a carer or are being cared for come along to the practice - Carers HUB Lancashire have a carers' support worker here to offer general advice and support on the first Thursday each month between 3pm - 4pm - DROP IN - No appointment is necessary**
GP ONLINE SERVICES
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 **
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.