Clinics and Services

Baby Clinic

These clinics are run on Tuesday afternoons and appointment details will be sent in the post in advance. There is a doctor present for child development checks and a practice nurse for the immunisations.

Minor Surgery

These appointments include; excisions, curettage, cryotherapy and steroid injections. You must be seen by a doctor initially who will then arrange an appointment for you. You will be sent the details of your appointment in the post.

Smoking Cessation

Most people are aware that cigarettes are a health hazard, both to the smokers themselves and to those around them, particularly children. If you want to stop there is help available through the surgery, so please ask your doctor, practice nurse or HCA for details.

Flu Vaccinations

An influenza vaccination is recommended for all patients over 65, and for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes as well as residents of nursing and rest homes.

Please contact the reception staff in September / October for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit will be arranged for this purpose.

Non-NHS Examinations

The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, e.g. insurance and driving licence, by appointment outside surgery hours. Please contact reception for an appointment and details of the charges for these services.

Patients Over 75 Years

If you are aged 75 years or over, you can be seen annually, on request, either by your doctor, practice nurse, district nurse or health visitor. This can be arranged at the surgery or, if that is not possible, a home visit will be arranged.

NHS England

The contact details for NHS England are as follows:

NHS England
PO Box 16738
Redditch
B97 9PT
0300 311 2233 (Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm excluding English Bank Holidays)
england.contactus@nhs.net
www.england.nhs.uk/contact-us

Under the governing arrangements for the NHS, the practice is part of South Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group, which in turn comes under NHS Manchester.

The contact details regarding patient services provided by SMCCG are as follows:

South Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group
3rd Floor
St James House
Pendleton Way
Salford
M6 5FW
0161 212 6270 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm excluding English Bank Holidays)
patientservices.gmcsu@nhs.net
www.manchester.nhs.uk

If you require information about local health services, or advice on your rights as a patient, then please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0800 015 1462