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**CORONAVIRUS** Please Click Here for the most up to date information 

We are proud to announce that the Surgery has come top in the latest GP Patient Survey - click here to view the full review https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/20282788.gp-patient-survey-best-worst-gps-bolton-rated-patients/ 

The Community Support Police Officer for Halliwell will be holding drop in sessions if you wish to discuss anything with him.  He will be here at the surgery on Thursday 21 July 2022 between 10am-12noon and Thursday 18 August 2022 between 10am-12noon. 

 

Andrea, our Social Prescriber Link Worker will also be holding drop in sessions on the same day at the same time if you need support with Mental Health, wellbeing, access to nature, budgeting, support as a carer, social isolation, housing, volunteering or employment, please come and speak to Andrea. 

We have a number of different clinicians working with us, GPs, Practice Nurse, Health Care Assistant, Health Improvement Practitioner, Pharmacist, a Mental Health Practitioner & MSK Practitioner - to help us book you in to see the correct person - Reception will be asking you for your name/dob/tele no & what your appointment is regarding, this is to ensure that 1) you are one of our patients and 2) that you are booked with the correct person which will give them time to prepare for your appointment.

 

We are taking on NEW patients, if you are in our practice are and would like to register, please pop into the surgery for more details, we are on the right as you come through the door!

 

Have your say and join our Patient Participation Group - for more details contact Reception!

Clinics & Services

We run a range of clinics. For an appointment or further details, please call our Reception on Bolton 523813.

Annual Flu Clinics

If you are entitled to have a flu vaccine.

You are entitled to a vaccination if you have COPD; CHD; Stroke; Diabetes; Asthma; Renal disease; Liver disease; MS; are immunosuppressed; are pregnant; over 65 years of age.

If you are not sure ask the doctor or nurse.

Diabetes

Led by our Nursing team, this clinic offers advice and general health check-ups to patients diagnosed with diabetes. Patients are invited for reviews and annual health checks. A doctor usually sees patients after they have seen the HCA.

Our Nurse & HCA are also available for a wide range of health care and advice, for example, asthma care, advice on travel and family planning. Please enquire at Reception.

We also have the services of a Health Trainer.

Antenatal Clinic

We no longer have clinics here at the surgery. You will be seen by the Midwife at one of the Health Centres, who will arrange your booking and scans. We usually refer patients for booking for delivery at Royal Bolton Hospital, where scans and routine blood tests are also performed.

Nurse Led Immunisation Baby Clinic

All new babies are invited for an 8 week check with the Doctor and Practice Nurse. On the same day we would like to also do mums post-natal check so that you don’t have to make another appointment. You will also receive appointments for other baby immunisations. These are given by the Practice Nurses.

Immunisations

Babies and Preschool Children. Immunisations for babies and preschool children are carried out by the Practice Nurse. Invitations for all the routine immunisations are sent through the post. 

School Age Children. Routine immunisations are administered by the School Nursing Service (Tel 464570)

Adults. See the Practice Nurse for any immunisations.

Contraception

For advice regarding contraception see the GP or either of our Practice Nurse's who have family planning training. Advice is of course confidential.

Methods of contraception offered by the practice include: barrier methods, the "pill" and injectables. The "morning after pill" is also available.

We do not fit IUCDs (coils) in the practice. These can be fitted at the local family planning clinics.

Contraceptive advice and services can also be obtained at the local family planning clinics detailed below. No appointment is necessary.

Lever Chambers General Clinic (Tel 390771)
Monday 6.30 - 8.30pm
Tuesday 6.30 - 8.30pm
Thursday 6.30 - 8.30pm

Halliwell Health Centre (adjacent to the GP surgery) (Tel 390771)
Thursday 2.00 - 4.00pm

Pikes Lane, Deane Road
Wednesday 1.30 - 3.30pm

Farnworth Health Centre, Frederick Street
Wednesday 6.30 - 8.30pm

Royal Bolton Hospital (appointment only tel 390771)
Thursday 9.30 - 12.00 noon
Friday 9.30 - 12.00 noon

The Parallel, Churchgate (for young people)(462444)
Monday 3.30 - 6.30pm
Tuesday 2.30 - 5.00pm
Wednesday 3.30 - 6.00pm
Friday 3.30 - 6.30pm
Saturday 12.30 - 3.30pm
Pregnancy testing is available through the surgery. Results take 2 days. Alternatively the family planning clinics offer a more immediate test.

 
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