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NEW NUMBER- Our number will be changing over the next few weeks. The new number is 0161 357 2270

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FACE COVERING- All Patients aged 10+ require to wear a face covering when attending the practice. More information about face covering can be found here 

COVID19 advice for parents <<<< see poster for further advice

COVID-19

Due to the outbreak of Covid-19 and recent guidance, The Practice has moved to a total triage system. This means all appointments will be telephone triaged by a clinician first and face to face appointment or video consultation will be offered if necessary. Please DO NOT visit the practice unless you have an appointment. All queries will be dealt with over the phone by our reception team. 

If you have symptoms of Covid-19 please ring 111 or visit their website 111.nhs.uk/services/covid-19/

For more information on COVID-19 please click on 'Latest News' section on the right hand side >>>>

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We are very pleased to announce that following our recent CQC inspection in December 2019, we have been given the overall rating of 'GOOD'

Practice Half day Closure Dates

The Practice closes in the afternoon from 12pm to 18.30pm on one Thursday afternoon in every month for staff training. If you need to contact a Doctor during these hours please ring NHS111 - just dial 111 from either a landline or mobile and these calls are free. Alternatively, you can ring 7 day access on 0161 934 2827 for a GP appointment. 7 Day Access is an out of hours GP services and is based at different hubs across Oldham with the nearest being at the Integrated Care Centre.

Please see below a list of closure dates for the upcoming months in  2020/2021:

-6th February 2020

-12th March 2020

-9th April 2020

-7th May 2020- suspended due to Covid-19- Practice will be open

-4th June 2020- suspended due to Covid-19- Practice will be open

-9th July 2020

-6th August 2020

-10th September 2020

-8th October 2020

-19th November 2020

-10th December 2020

-14th January 2021

-18th February 2021

-4th March 2021

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