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01942 727325

Ashton Medical Centre

120 Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 9SU

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Ashton Medical Centre, 120 Wigan Road, Wigan

telephone: 01942 727325

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Seasonal Opening Times for Ashton Medical Centre

Opening Hours
23rd December 8:00 - 18:30
Christmas Eve 8:00 - 13:00
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
30th December 8:00 - 18:30
New Years Eve 8:00 - 13:00
New Years Day Closed
2nd January 8:00 - 18:30

 

Services Available

  •  GP Appointments
  •  Nurse Appointments
  •  Well Person Checks
  •  Child Health Development Clinics
  •  Child Vaccinations
  •  Smoking Cessation Services
  •  Blood Tests
  •  Travel Vaccinations
  •  Yellow Fever Centre
  •  Find and Treat Monitoring
  •  Stroke and Blood Pressure Monitoring
  •  Diabetes Testing and Monitoring
  •  BMI Monitoring
  •  Cervical Screening
  •  Family Planning Advice
  •  Sexual Health Services

GP Appointments

GP Appointments are available every day, please contact reception for more details. Following our recent patient survey, we have adapted our appointment system to offer a range of appointments to suit all patients.

This includes:

  • Booking appointments up to 4 weeks in advance
  • Same Day appointments 
  • Appointments until 8 pm on Wednesday evenings

Nurse Appointments

Our nurses are here to help you manage your health if you have any of the following conditions, our nurses want to see you every year to check that everything's going OK.

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Heart Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Stroke
  • Heart Failure

Minor Surgery

Our Practice Nurse Sue holds a Minor Surgery clinic every 3 weeks by appointment only.

 

Travel Vaccinations

Going abroad? Give us a call and we will find out what vaccines you need and then book you to have them.

 

We are also a registered Yellow Fever Centre, licensed to administer yellow fever vaccinations to both registered and non-registered patients.  There is a charge for this service.

 

Childhood Immunisations

You will receive an appointment for any childhood immunisations for a Tuesday morning between 9am and 12pm.

 

Child Health Surveillance

The Health Visitors can be contacted at Ashton Clinic on 01942 775300.

Post-Natal examinations and 7 week baby checks are done at the surgery on a Monday afternoon. Contact reception to arrange an appointment. 

 

Ante-Natal

The Midwives are here every Thursday between 1.30pm and 3pm, if you have just find out you a pregnant it is important you book in with the Midwife as soon as possible so that can arrange for your 12 week scan and get you booked in at the hospital. To book an appointment, please contact reception.

 

Cervical Screening

The NHS Cervical Screening Programme invites all women between the ages of 25 and 64 for cervical screening either 3 yearly or 5 yearly depending on your age. When you receive a letter in the post, please contact the surgery to make an appointment. 

 

For more details on Cervical Screening, follow this link, Cervical Screening.

Clinics

Need an MOT or just fancy a chat about lifestyle advice? Contact reception and ask for an appointment with Lynn our Health Care Assistant.

The practice also offers Find & Treat reviews for our patients aged 40-74 years.  Please ring and book your appointment with Lynn our Health Care Assistant.

We have a Health Trainer in practice who provides advice on diet, alcohol, exercise and smoking.  Smoking cessation is also available with our Health Trainer or our Healthcare Assistant.  Please contact surgery for appointment.

Blood Tests

The practice will supply you with a blood form if you need a blood test, this will either be given to you at  surgery or will be sent to you in the post as part of our Annual Review recall system.

Please check whether your form asks you to fast. If you are required to fast, please have only sips of water for 8 hours before the test. Please take any medication as normal.

You will need to contact the surgery between 7 to 10 days later to receive the results of your blood test and find out what you need to do next.

You can have your blood test done in surgery by making an appointment with the receptionist.  Our phlebotomist comes into practice on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.   

Directions

Located on Wigan Road, in Ashton-in-Makerfield.

 

Coming from Ashton-in-Makerfield

The surgery is located on your right hand side just after Carnegie Drive.

 

Coming from Wigan

The surgery is on your left just after the Arnold Clark garage.

Out of Hours

Should you require advice or treatment outside of surgery opening hours, there are a number of options available.

 

Wigan Out of Hours

Telephone 01942 829911 for out of hours service.

 

Leigh Walk In Centre

Offers healthcare advice and treatment without having to make an appointment, take time off or rearrange your day.

You can find it located in the last building to the left hand side of the main entrance at Leigh Infirmary.

It is open from 07.00am in the morning to 9.00pm at night, seven days a week.

 

Telephone number 01942 264002.

 

Leigh NHS Walk-in Centre,

Leigh Infirmary,

The Avenue

Leigh

Lancashire WN7 1HW

Seasonal Opening Hours

Opening Hours
23rd December 8:00 - 18:30
Christmas Eve 8:00 - 13:00
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
30th December 8:00 - 18:30
New Years Eve 8:00 - 13:00
New Years Day Closed
2nd January 8:00 - 18:30

 

Cancelling Your Appointments

Our text-to-cancel services allows you to send a simple text message directly to your practice to cancel your appointment, allowing it to be given to another patient.

By letting us know if you no longer need an appointment, we can ensure we offer as many available appointments as possible. 

Please note that text-to-cancel numbers are not answered and are used for text messaging only.

To cancel by phone

You can cancel by calling the surgery directly on 01942 727325

To cancel by text message

Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 07804 524458.

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