When we are closed.
The Surgery is open from 7.30am to 18.30 Monday to Thursday and 08.00am- 18.30pm on Friday.
If you need to contact a doctor outside these hours you need to ring NHS 111 - just dial 111 from either a landline or a mobile and these calls are free.
When you ring 111 you will be required to provide the following details:-
- Date of Birth
- Name of your GP
then you call will be assessed and transferred to the most appropriate provider of care.
During this time if you feel your problem is a life threatening emergency please ring 999.
The above applies all day Saturday,Sunday and Bank Holidays.
7 Day Access runs the out of hours GP service. If you are unable to get an appointment with your own GP you can contact 7 day access on 0161 934 2827 to book an appointment. Appointments are held between 18.30pm- 21.00pm Mon- Fri and 09.00am-14.00pm on Sat-Sun at different hubs across the borough including the Integrated Care Centre, Failsworth and Royton.
Go To Doc are still out of hours provider should NHS 111 feel you need to see a doctor and they will transfer your details appropriately.
Walk in Centre
Due to the pandemic, the Walk-in Centre (WiC) based at the Integrated Care Centre (ICC) on New Radcliffe Street remains closed until further notice to protect patients, staff and public.
The ICC now houses a COVID Assessment Centre which is open 8am until 8pm 7 days a week and cares for patients with potential COVID-19 symptoms. It also houses a Digital Hub which provides support to Oldham Care Homes and provides urgent care (within 2 hours) to patients referred to the service by a health and social care professional. Both services are by appointment only following a referral from a healthcare professional or NHS111.
If we are unable to offer you an appointment but you require urgent medical attention, you should contact NHS111 and, depending on your situation you will:
- Find out what local service can help you
- connected to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP
- Get a face-to-face appointment if you need one
- Be given an arrival time if you need to go to A&E – this might mean you spend less time in A&E
- Be told how to get any medicine you need
- Get self-care advice
NB - This service is NOT for repeat prescriptions or sick notes.
In a emergency you should call 999. Chest pain/shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Emergency Dentist: The out of hours Dental Service is based at the Intregated Centre (ICC) New Radcliffe Street, Oldham,OL1 1NL. The opening hours are 6pm to 10pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday. The contact number is 0161 336 3252. Please do NOT attend the service without an appointment.