Patient Advice and Information

OUT-OF-HOURS EMERGENCY GP SERVICE

When the Medical Practice is closed there is an emergency doctor service available. Bury Primary Care Trust is responsible for commissioning this service.
The service can be contacted on 0161 763 4242





For general health advice 24 hours a day, call NHS Direct on 0845 46 47

or visit their website: www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

 

Arthritis:

Arthritis Research Campaign   www.arc.org.uk

 

Asthma/COPD/lung conditions:

British Lung Foundation   www.lunguk.org

 

Bereavement:

Cruse Bereavement Care   www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

 

Bladder Problems:

The Cystitis and Overactive Bladder Foundation   www.cobfoundation.org

 

Cancer support:

MacMillan Cancer Support   www.macmillan.org.uk

 

Diabetes:

Diabetes UK   www.diabetes.org.uk

 

General Health Question/Answer site:

NHS Choices: Topics   www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pages/Topics.aspx

Embarrassing Problems   www.embarrassingproblems.com

 

Heart disease:

British Heart Foundation   www.bhf.org.uk

 

HIV:

Terrence Higgins Trust   www.tht.org.uk

 

Huntington's Disease:

Huntington's Disease Association   www.hda.org.uk

 

Menopause:

Menopause Matters   www.menopausematters.co.uk

 

Multiple Sclerosis:

Multiple Sclerosis Society   www.mssociety.org.uk

 

Samaritans:

Samaritans   www.samaritans.org

 

Sexual Health:

Sex and Young People   www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Sexandyoungpeople/Pages/Sex-and-young-people-hub.aspx

 

Stop Smoking:

Smokefree   smokefree.nhs.uk

 

Stroke:

The Stroke Association   www.stroke.org.uk

 

Travel Vaccinations:

FitForTravel www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk