Anyone living in our catchment area can register with us. We offer a wide range of services and try to offer great access; opening in early mornings, late evenings and every other Saturday morning in addition to our core hours of 8am - 630pm. We host a range of clinics from local providers and have an excellent team including nurses and pharmacists to help you.
We are a self care aware practice. Self care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way. It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise or managing common conditions like headaches, colds and flu. Click for more info.
Under the local Minor ailments scheme pharmacists can prescribe medications for specific conditions (click for more info). Pharmacists can also dispense emergency contraception, and a range of treatments for common conditions such as eczema, thrush, and viral illnesses.
Have you just found out you are pregnant or are in need of Travel Advice and don't know how to get one? Are you wanting a fit note or a HGV medical and not sure who to ask? See the FAQ & Services Section for more info. You don't always need a GP appointment and can be booked direct for a lot of clinics.
Our highly skilled reception team manage all front of house services. They will ask you what your problem is in order to help you get the most appropriate response. They are trained to triage you to the right service/person and are fully bound by our confidentiality rules.
Routine blood test results take 3-5 days, rare ones longer. We will try to contact you if there is an urgent abnormal result- so please make sure we have an up to date contact number. In most cases the doctor will discuss the results with you at your next appointment or you can ring after 2pm.
While we are happy to see sprains and strains if you think you have broken a bone or have a wound that might need surgical treatment you need A&E. If you think you might have a STD - Cheshire East commission this service from Crewe. See www.gosexualhealth.co.uk
You don't need a GP appointment to book physiotherapy. If you have a musculoskeletal problem that would benefit from seeing a physiotherapist, you can book this direct at the desk. You fill in a form stating what the problem is and this is triaged by the physio department and they will offer you an appointment if appropriate.
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