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Announcements

Extended GP Access across Wigan Borough

http://wiganhealthcare.co.uk/wigan-gp-access-alliance/

Shingles Vaccination

if you were aged 70,78 or 79 on 1st September, you are eligible for a shingles vaccination. please ask reception for an appointment.

Online appointments and repeat prescription ordering

We have launched a new service for appointments and repeat ordering.  please contact the reception to register for this service.

Latest News

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS-

We are pleased to inform you that as of April 2018 we will no longer close on Wednesday aftenoons.  We be open until 6.30pm.  Thank you

 

Self care and minor ailments please visit http://www.selfcareforum.org/resources/patient-portal/

for more information

Please allow a minimum of 48 hours to process your repeat prescriptions. We would be grateful if patients can refrain from telephoning before the 48 hour period has passed.

Thank you for your consideration

Accessible Information Standards 

please click link Accessible Information

WIGAN GP ACCESS ALLIANCE

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NEED TO SEE A GP IN THE EVENINGS OR AT WEEKENDS?

WIGAN BOROUGH GPS HAVE COME TOGETHER TO PROVIDE EXTENDED ACCESS TO A GP IN 'HUBS' ACCROSS THE BOROUGH.

YOU CAN BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

WEEKDAYS 6.30PM TO 8PM

WEEKENDS 10AM TO 4PM

CURRENTLY THERE ARE FIVE HUBS OPEN IN- PEMBERTON , SHEVINGTON, TYLDSLEY AND ASHTON.  THERE WILL BE MORE HUBS OPENING ACCROSS THE BOROUGH SOON.

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT PLEASE RING: 01942 482848

Hub details and Opening Times

NEWS

The Wigan GP Extended Hours now offer appointments with Nurses for a variety of services and reviews between 18:30pm – 20:00pm weekdays and 10:00am – 16:00pm Saturdays.

The appointments are for:

  • Cervical Smears
  • Contraceptive pill checks - (not the depo provera injection)
  • Long Term Condition reviews:
    • COPD reviews
    • Asthma reviews
    • Diabetes reviews - (annual bloods need to be done a few days before the review date)
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease reviews     
    • Ischaemic Heart Disease reviews - (annual bloods need to be done a few days before the review date)
    • Stroke reviews
    • Atrial Fibrillation reviews
    • Heart Failure reviews

 

(Ask our call handlers or refer to the website for the list of LTC reviews available – and book a double appointment)

Tele: 01942 482848 or refer to our website: www.wigangpalliance.org

 

Friends and Family Test

We would be grateful if you would complete a short survey either online Here or when you visit surgery (complete a card). The feedback can be good experience as well as bad.

This feedback is used to give current and prospective patients information about experiences of those who have used our service. 

New Text Messaging Service

Please inform us of your mobile phone number

We have introduced a new text messaging service that will automatically remind you of your appointment if we have your mobile phone number on your records. This has proven a great experience for patients and it will allow you to cancel an appointment by text message. This will help with freeing up appointments where patients have not attended and forgotten to cancel.text

Aspull Surgery HEALTH TRAINER

Want to change your lifestyle? Get active? Quit smoking? Eat healthily? You can self refer to our health trainer download the leaflet for more information.

Health_Trainer_Leaflet.pdf 

On the day access 

As many of you are aware, we have listened to your comments and have been running pilots in collaboration with your Patient Group .  From June 2014 we have been operating on the day appointments for people who feel they cannot wait for the next bookable appointment and we have had very positive feedback from this pilot.  The PPG met in October 2014 and decided to ask the practice to keep with this system.  The GP's and staff agree this seems to be the best system so far from both patient and staff prospective. Please remember these appointments should not be used for routine problems as they are short appointments. You may be asked to book a routine appointment if the doctor feels your problem can wait.

 

Online appointments, repeat prescription ordering & *Access to records on line*- To register for this service please contact the reception.

Please note:* you will need to provide photographic ID and agree to conditions to register for access to records online- ask reception for details.

 

 

 
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