We have currently suspended our normal pre booking system. All appointments are now being triaged. Please order your prescription through on line services. If you have a prescription query please telephone between 10am - 5pm

COVID-19 – FACE COVERINGS Please be aware that all patients who are asked to attend the surgery for a face to face appointment MUST ensure that they wear a face covering, scarf or mask. The surgery is unable to provide face coverings/masks for you due to the demands on the supply of PPE. Unfortunately without a face covering patients will not be permitted to enter the building.

Please contact the surgery for the pneumococcal vaccine if you have: Chronic heart disease, chronic respiratory problems, diabetes, chronic renal disease, chronic liver disease, asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen, cochlear implants, CSF shunts or for a child under 5 years with previous invasive pneumococcal disease. The vaccine will protect against serious and potential fatal pneumococcal infections.

From 15 October 2020 we no longer accept prescription requests over the phone or via the paper slips. Prescription requests, unless agreed otherwise, will be accepted by online ordering only. Please contact reception for details on how to order your prescriptions online, and thank you for your cooperation.

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National pilot for the digitisation of Medical Records

Posted on 25th September 2020

Lancashire and South Cumbria has been chosen by NHS England to be a national pilot for the digitisation of Medical Records. Scanning these paper based records and making them digital will enable better utilisation of space, creating more clinical space, staff areas, multi team space and video hubs, removing the need for some practices to build […]

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FAQ on local restrictions – what you can and can’t do in Lancashire

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What areas do the new measures cover? Everywhere in Lancashire except Blackpool. For the latest information on restrictions in Blackpool click here: https://www.blackpool.gov.uk/Campaigns/Coronavirus/Coronavirus.aspx What are the new measures? From Tuesday 22 September Residents must not socialise with other people outside of their household or protective support bubble in private homes or gardens. Hospitality for food […]

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We CAN NOT issue school letters of absence

Posted on 15th September 2020

Please note that it is not a GPs responsibility to issue school letters of absence for your children. Government guidance is that school attendance is mandatory unless your child is self-isolating, has symptoms of COVID-19 or is close to someone who has COVID-19. Please note that you should still make arrangements to contact the surgery […]

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We have made the surgery safe for you to have your flu vaccination.

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We have made the surgery safe for you to have your flu vaccination. If you have a 2 or 3 year old or a 12-18 year old with a pre-existing medical condition we can administer their nasal flu vaccination. Children from Reception and up to and including year 7 will be vaccinated in school. If […]

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Digital Buddy Scheme

Posted on 10th September 2020

Do you have a family member, friend or neighbour within your social bubble that would benefit from being online but needs some support? Lancashire Adult Learning are providing a FREE, live, online tablet course to help get people online and access relevant services and apps safely. Delivered by a fully qualified teacher, learners will work […]

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New Preston Covid-19 testing site confirmed as infection rate stays high

Posted on 3rd September 2020

An extra coronavirus testing centre is set to open in Preston city centre as local public health bosses continue to gain control of the city’s worrying rise in new infections. The site will open at Preston Markets on Monday (August 24) as part of attempts to get more people tested – both those with symptoms […]

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Government guidance has now changed regarding self-isolation

Posted on 31st July 2020

Government guidance has now changed regarding self-isolation. If you display symptoms of Covid-19, or test positive for the virus, you will now need to isolate for 10 days. More info: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/statement-from-the-uk-chief-medical-officers-on-extension-of-self-isolation-period-30-july-2020

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May Bank Holiday Opening times

Posted on 25th May 2020

Bank Holiday Monday 25th May Please note the surgery will be closed If you have chest pain, symptoms of stroke or a life threatening emergency, please dial 999 If you require urgent medical assistance please ring 111

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Covid-19 support service referral information

Posted on 6th April 2020

https://www.ageisjustanumber.org.uk/covid-19-referral/ The service is aimed at people aged 70 years and over and who need help during periods of self-isolation.  It is aimed at helping those within self-isolation and their carers to access; Cleaning* Meal preparation* Shopping* Regular phone calls Information and advice – incl. benefits assessments and links to wider public/voluntary sector support Specialist […]

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