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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

When We Are Closed

Out of Hours Service please call NHS 111

If you require a doctor urgently out-of-hours you should contact NHS 111.  Staff are trained to direct you to the appropriate service for your condition.

The Out of Hours service is provided by Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Ashton, Leigh & Wigan Division:

The Out of Hours Medical Service, Claire House, Phoenix Way, Ince, Wigan WN3 4NW.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness

of breath constitute an emergency

Weekdays, Weekends and Bank Holidays

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APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE TO SEE A GP AT EXTENDED HUBS

RING 01942 482848 TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

NHS Walk-In Centre

Leigh Infirmary,
The Avenue,
Leigh
Tel: 01942 264002.

You can see an experienced nurse for treatment of minor injuries, minor illnesses, eg: sprains, cuts, colds, sore throats, earache, urine infection and emergency Contraception. 7 days a week between 7.00am and 9.00pm.

Local Pharmacist

Local pharmacists are able to give you free health advice, no appointment needed. Some pharmacists are also able to treat minor illnesses, eg cough colds.

Accident & Emergency - 999

Whatever the day or time, if you or someone experiences severe chest pain, loss of blood or suspected broken bones, go to your nearest A&E.

Royal Bolton Hospital

Minevera Road,
Farnworth.
Tel: 01204 390390

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wigan
Tel: 01942 244000

Hope Hospital

Stott Lane,
Salford.
Tel: 0161 789 7373

 
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