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CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) UPDATE: 12/03/20

If you have a pre-booked appointment at the surgery over the next few days, please contact us BY TELEPHONE in advance of this for advice if you develop any of the following symptoms - cough, cold, fever, shortness of breath - OR if you have recently returned from an area affected by coronavirus OR if you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Coronavirus.

 

If you may have been exposed to coronavirus DO NOT ATTEND your GP or hospital emergency department, please visit https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19 for further advice, or call NHS 111.

Online booking of fact to face appointments has been suspended for the foreseeable future to ensure that patients are triaged to the right service and no-one is put at risk of Coronavirus.

 

When We Are Closed

Walk-in Centres

In addition the NHS also provides Walk-in Centres staffed by specially trained nurses who can deal with minor illness and injuries, prescribe medication if appropriate, give advice, emergency contraception etc. There is more information on locations and opening times of walk-in Centres provided by the Department of Health.

You do not need an appointment to attend a Walk-in Centre, just turn up.

Prestwich Walk-in Centre is on Farifax Road, adjoining Prestwich Health Centre,open seven days per week, 12.0noon - 8.0pm - last patient will be booked in by 19:30. The Manchester Airport Centre in Terminal 1 has extended opening 07:00 to 22:00 both weekdays and weekends.

Please Note: The out-of-hours service is not designed for issuing routine services such as repeat prescriptions and appointment booking. The service is also generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

For general health advice 24 hours a day, call NHS Direct on 111 or click here to visit the website.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

Please note that the surgery will be closed during the normal UK bank holiday times (https://www.gov.uk/bank-holidays)

The only time we are closed is for staff training which takes place on every 2nd Tuesday of the month for 2 hours 1pm to 3pm.

 
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