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

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


Longton Health Centre


SURGERY CLOSURES

**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**


EMERGENCY


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


FLU VACCINATIONS

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

We are now booking appointments for the following clinics for patients

OVER 65 years of age requiring a flu vaccination

 

Saturday 28th September

Saturday 12th October

 

We will shortly be booking appointments for the following clinics for patients

UNDER 65 years of age requiring a flu vaccination

Saturday 12th October

Saturday 26th October

CHILDREN'S FLU VACCINE

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE


We will shortly be booking appointments for the following clinics for patients

UNDER 18 years of age requiring a flu vaccination


Saturday 26th October


If your records show that you may be due a

Pneumococcal vaccination then this may be done on the same appointment

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE


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


NEWSLETTERS

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**


Send us your Enquiries Comments and Suggestions

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 20.9.19)