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Clinics & Services

Antenatal Clinic

Booking-in and follow-up Appointments with the Community Midwives

Wednesday: 12.45 - 3pm

Friday: 09.30 - 12noon 

By Appointment Only

Asthma Reviews

Annual review of all established asthmatics

There is currently no special clinic for asthma reviews.

These reviews can be performed by our Practice Nurse by making an appointment

Blood Tests

This service is now available 5 days per week at a number of community clinics in the Wigan & Leigh area including:

  • Chandler House
  • Ashton Clinic
  • Pemberton Clinic
  • Standish Clinic

The service operates on an appointment only basis, which can be made by telephoning:

01942 773151

You can attend Thomas Linacre centre, Parsons Walk, Wigan on  Monday to Friday to have your blood test.

For fasting blood tests do not have anything to eat or drink for 12 hours before the test is due to be taken

Cervical Smears

All women between the ages of 25 and 65 are regularly invited for a smear test. The system is automated, so as long as you are registered with a GP, you should receive a letter asking you to make an appointment. As a result of research that evaluated the optimal frequency for cervical screening, women are now invited for their first test at 25. They are then invited every three years until the age of 49 and every five years from 50-64. From 65, only those who have had abnormal tests are offered another test.

We would like to stress the importance of women attending for smear tests when called to do so. We can pick up early changes and help avoid cervical cancer.

Smears are done by our practice nurse and take about 10 minutes in total.

To make an appointment please ring 01942 481423.

You can also book a smear appointment through the Wigan GP Alliance on 01942 482824. These appointments are in the evening or at weekends for your convenience.

Contraception

Full services including pill checks and depot-contraception  

See any GP to discuss/commence contraception

See Practice Nurse for routine pill and coil checks, and for all follow-up depo-injections.

COPD Reviews

Annual Review of all established COPD Patients and Spirometry (Lung Function Tests) 

Spirometry is performed by appointment with Christine Duckworth our Health Care Assistant on the request of a GP

There is no special clinic for routine COPD reviews

These can be Performed by our Practice Nurse by making an appointment, it is important that you have blood tests done prior to your appointment.

Counselling

Access to counsellors - self referral forms are available from the GP, Practice nurse or at reception.

If there are any serious or ongoing mental health concerns please see a GP to discuss these further.

Diabetic Clinic

Follow- up clinic for new or established diabetic patients

There are no special clinics for diabetic annual reviews

These reviews can by carried out by our Practice nurse by making an appointment, it is important that you have blood tests done prior to your appointment.

Annual Influenza Vaccination

Clinics are held annually in early autumn for all eligible patients

Please ask at reception about what dates are scheduled for the immunisation and book early where possible.

Well Person Checks / Health Check

Discuss any concerns with a GP or Practice Nurse during a routine appointment

We also have a Health check programme running and if you are aged between 40 and 75 and dont already have yearly checks you will be invited to attend the surgery to see Christine Duckworth or Jayne Williams our Health Care Assistants, if you have not been invited and would like to attend please contact the surgery on 01942 481423

Routine / Travel Vaccinations

By appointment only with a practice nurse

Childhood vaccinations are performed at the Baby Clinic Only which is held on Tuesday morning by appointment. 

Minor Operations

Dr Ansar Zaman runs the minor surgery clinics. This service is for small skin lesions, cysts, moles and warts. These are treated by surgical removal or cryotherapy.

Make an appointment to see a GP/Nurse to discuss referral to the minor surgery clinic.

Mother and Baby Clinic

6-8 week check for new babies and post natal checks for mums. Patients will be contacted by the surgery with an appointment, for both developmental and post natal checks, with a GP.

Baby immunisation clinic is held on Tuesday morning by appointment only.

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