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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
To order a repeat prescription either:
You can register online or call in at the surgery to request.
Please note that we need to see Photo ID to complete the process of your application.
Patient Online - Patient Information Leaflet
Patient Online Registration Form
Our main priority is safe prescribing, which is why we request 48 hours to process your repeat prescription. We have a rigorous system to deal with repeat prescriptions, which involve:-
Making sure the request is on time (not too soon since your last prescription)
Checking for relevant blood tests
Ensuring the dose or strength of your medication has not been changed
Asking the GP to check and adjust a medication review date
GP on call to sign all repeat prescriptions at the end of surgery
PLEASE ALLOW 2 WORKING DAYS FOR US TO PROCESS YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTION.
MEDICATION REVIEWS. Patients on repeat medication will need to have their medication reviewed at least once a year, with either the GP or with the Practice nurse at your annual review.
48 hours needed.
Telephone requests accepted for house bound patients
Emis Access - Online Appointments and Repeat Prescriptions
Order repeat medication either
enclosing a S.A.E
using the repeat order slip, which can be placed in the box in reception, or the box outside
by fax on 01942 878714
online via this websiteElectronic Prescribing Service (EPS) register for this service, at a Pharmacy that is convenient to you.
Please do not leave it until the last minute to request your repeat medication, please allow at LEAST 2 WORKING DAYS for your prescription to be processed.
Only request and tick the medication you need.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
From 1 April 2019, the charges are:
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC. The charge for a single prescription item is £9.15, whereas a three month PPC will cost you £29.65 and a 12 month PPC £105.90.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
CHEMIST COLLECTION POINT - YOU NEED TO ASK TO THE CHEMIST OF YOUR CHOICE TO COLLECT YOUR PRESCRIPTION FOR YOU.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.Thanking You
What is the Electronic Prescription Service