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The Surgery, 1 Coldalhurst Lane, Astley, Manchester, M29 7BSTel: 01942 878711
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
If you would like to join our patient participation group please ask at reception for a registration form or you can complete a form online. (see 1. Patient Participation group - We need your help!)
All registered patients are welcome to join the PPG although, in the interests of effective decision making, membership of the core is limited to twelve. Specialist sub-groups may be formed to deal with specific topics utilising individual skills and interests. Our group meets regularly approximately every 4 to 6 weeks. Members can be contacted through reception.
Our Practice and PPG is one of the local medical practices that comprise the TABA Group of Practices in the Tyldesley, Atherton, Boothstown and Astley Area (TABA)
TABA aims and objectives include:-
We would like to know how we can improve our service to you and how you perceive our surgery and staff.
To help us with this, we are setting up a virtual patient representation group so that you can have your say. We will ask the members of this representative group some questions from time to time, such as what you think about our opening times or the quality of the care or service you received. We will contact you via email and keep our surveys succinct so it shouldn’t take too much of your time.
We aim to gather around a hundred patients from as broad a spectrum as possible to get a truly representative sample. We need young people, workers, retirees, people with long term conditions and people from non-British ethnic groups.
If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.
Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online
If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.
Download the pdf version of our sign up form
We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.
Many thanks for your assistance
The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.
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