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GP Access Alliance

If you need to see a GP, ANP, Nurse or HCA in the evening, over the weekend or bank holidays, please ring 01942 482848. 

You will be given an extended hours appointment to attend designated centres/hubs across the Wigan Borough, during the hours of 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm weekdays and 8:00 am to 8:00 pm weekends and bank holidays. 

This service is available to all registered Wigan Borough patients. Please note these appointments are not at this Surgery. 

For further information please click the link GP Access Alliance

This service is separate from NHS 111, which is an out-of-hours service. 

Winter Pressure Appointments

We are providing additional appointment between November and March, this can be either a face to face appointment with the GPs, or a telephone consultation if appropriate

Carers Direct

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Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre

http://www.wiganandleighcarerscentre.org.uk/

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct 

Local contact Number:

http://www.wiganandleighcarerscentre.org.uk/

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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