Appointments

Appointments

Routine - To request a routine appointment with a doctor please contact us online between 1100-1200 Mon-Fri excluding bank holiday  (online request will be closed between earlier dependent on demand), if you are unable to contact us online please call our reception team on 01457 872228, the lines are open 0800-1830 if possible for routine request please call after 1000.  Your request will be looked a member of the clinical team and we will be in touch within 5 working days. 

Urgent - To request an urgent appointment with a doctor please call our reception team on 01457 872228.  Your request will be looked a member of the clinical team and we will be in touch within 1 working day.

We may direct you to our sister service which provides appointment in the  evening and weekends from our practice and other local practices

To book an evening our weekends appointment call 0161 934 2827

Once are appointments are full we may direct you to other service providers.

Minor Ailment Clinics Appointments

Our Minor Ailment Clinicians are trained to diagnose and treat a number of conditions.  The receptionist will offer you this service if you wish to be seen for one of the conditions the Minor Ailment Clinicians can treat.  Our Minor Ailment Clinicians can write prescriptions for you if necessary.  

First Contact Physiotherapy Appointments

Our First Contact Physiotherapist may be able to help If you are over having soft tissue, muscle and joint pain.  The receptionist will offer you this service if you wish to be seen for one of the conditions the First Contact Physio can treat.  If needed our First Contact Physiotherapist is able to treat, prescribe and refer you for x-rays and scans.

Doctors Appointments

If your condition cannot be treated by our Minor Ailment Clinicians or First Contact Physiotherapist our Rapid Assessment Team will look at the information you have provided reception and the practice will contact you with an doctors appointment or advice from the Rapid Assessment Team.

There are doctors appointments morning and afternoon 5 days per week.  These are appointment only surgeries.  You have a right to express a preference in respect of who you wish to consult with and wherever possible we will adhere to this.

Our evening and weekend appointments service

Our sister servicehas doctors appointments available at local practice in the evening and at weekends.  Call 0161 934 2827 to book an appointment.  This is not a walk-in service.  These non-urgent and routine appointments must be booked in advance. 

Children under 5 years of age

If parents or guardians of children under 5 years of age feel that their child needs to be seen urgently they will be seen on the same day or a doctor will speak to the parent/guardian to decide what the best course of action.

Nurse Appointments

When booking a nurse appointment it is important to inform reception of the reason for your visit so that an appropriate length of time is allocated.

Cancellations & Arriving Late

If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else.

If you arrive late for an appointment it may not always be possible for you to be seen an in that event an alternative appointment will be offered.

 

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