How To Access Your GP

Telephone: 0161 357 2270



Oldham Medical Services
Langham House
368, Ashton Road


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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


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

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

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 1pm 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:

-19th November 2020

-10th December 2020

-14th January 2021

-18th February 2021

-4th March 2021

-8th April 2021

-13th May 2021

-17th June 2021

-8th July 2021

-12th August 2021

-9th September 2021

-14th October 2021

-18th November 2021

-16th December 2021

Extended Access and Out of Hours Services

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:-

  • Name
  • Address
  • 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.

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