The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40 to 74. It’s designed to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes or … [continue] NHS Health Checks
Thinking about stopping smoking? We can help. If you are a smoker and would like help and guidance regarding smoking and your health, please do not hesitate to contact us … [continue] Stop Smoking Services
If you require information on maternity services at WWL (Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh) hospitals NHS Trust, including information on Community Midwives contact details, urgent care and more, please visit the … [continue] Maternity Services
Wigan GP Alliance provide cytology (smear) appointments every weekend from 10:00 – 16:00. The sessions are held at either Ashton Medical Practice or Pennygate Medical Centre. Please call 01942 482848 … [continue] Smear Clinics at weekends
The NHS operate a zero tolerance policy with regard to violence and abuse and the practice has the right to remove violent patients from the list with immediate effect in … [continue] Zero Tolerance
Please find below advice from NHS Greater Manchester & North West Ambulance Service Accident and Emergency departments are incredibly busy at the moment and need to be kept for emergencies … [continue] Update on ambulances & urgent care
Video consultations NHS have provided support to primary care in delivering video consultations, please click the link for a visual resource, intended to support patients and staff in the use … [continue] Use of video consultations
Guidance for patients requesting exemption letters Some people do not have to wear a face mask owing to health, age or equality reasons. GPs are unable to provide individual risk … [continue] Face masks and coverings
Printed prescriptions will no longer be issued. Could patients please provide details of their preferred Pharmacy so we can send over prescriptions electronically, saving an unnecessary visit to the Surgery.
Use this service if you have been told to stay at home because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer, please click the link https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/
Wigan Borough have just launched a new local communication campaign called ‘Here for you’. Its purpose to ensure people seek help for non-COVID related symptoms, to know services are still … [continue] Wigan Borough – Here for You Campaign
Local support services are being coordinated by Wigan Council which you can access by ringing 01942 489018 Wigan Council Self-Isolation Support 01942 489018 www.wigan.gov.uk/coronavirus
It is important to consider the impact on patients of staying at home, separation from loved ones, and worries about the future. People in shielded groups may be particularly affected. … [continue] Mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic
The following services are available: repeat prescription requests -please click on the following link Patient Access order your repeat prescriptions online view medications cancel an appointment update your contact details
Are you taking gabapentin or pregabalin? Brand names include Lyrica, Alzain, Neurontin The changes outlined below came in to affect from 1st April 2019. These changes follow a Government consultation because … [continue] Are you taking gabapentin or pregabalin?