Latest News

 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 >  Last ›

Early closing on 'the Eves' in Wigan

Our GP practice will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. If you need treatment after this time, please ring Wigan GP Alliance on 01942 482848. You can make an appointment to see a GP or nurse up to 10pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and from 10am to 4pm on Boxing Day. See www.wigangpalliance.org…

Read more...

Remember your prescription early this Christmas

The final countdown to Christmas is on - so as well as not forgetting turkey and stuffing, don’t forget to add your repeat prescription to your Christmas shopping list! We are advising all our patients not to leave it too late at Christmas and New Year to order and collect their repeat prescriptions. Please ensure any relatives know to order…

Read more...

New home for Bryn Street Surgery

SSP Health's Bryn Street Surgery is moving home and will be opening in the newly built Ashton Health Centre. Its opening hours and telephone number are the same and it will have the same staff and GPs. The new building – on the corner of Bryn Street and Council Avenue where Ashton Town Hall once stood – will the base…

Read more...

Don't leave it too late for your prescription

The advent calendar is being opened and the countdown to Christmas has begun, so don’t forget to add your repeat prescription to your Christmas list! We are advising all our patients not to leave it too late at Christmas and New Year to order and collect their repeat prescriptions. Please ensure any relatives know to order and pick up their…

Read more...

Festive fun for SSP patients

Patients at our Wigan practices had a fun festive time to get them into the seasonal spirit. Patients with dementia, their carers and friends were invited to a Dementia Friendly Carol Concert and Tea Dance. The event featured carols led by Wigan's Lifelines Dementia-Friendly Choir and a singalong from local entertainer Paul Jordan. Wigan Mayor Cllr Steve Dawber also popped…

Read more...

SSP Health helping the homeless

Homeless people in Wigan and Leigh will have warmer feet thanks to patients and staff at SSP Health’s GP practices across the borough. In summer, the doctors’ surgeries launched their first SSP Sock Appeal to give homeless people dry, clean socks this winter. Around 400 pairs of socks were collected from SSP Health’s 14 practices across the borough and donated…

Read more...

More awards for our GPs

Congratulations to our award-winning GPs Dr Omon Imohi and Dr Olukayode Adeeko, who have won more accolades. Dr Imohi has been named as GP of the Year for her work at SSP Health's Leigh Family Practice by the Royal College of General Practitioners North West England Faculty. At the award ceremony at Old Trafford Football Stadium in Manchester, Leigh Family Practice and…

Read more...

SSP's leader on Sky News

SSP Health’s Director and GP Dr Shikha Pitalia has been interviewed live on Sky News. Dr Pitalia was on Kay Burley@Breakfast, with presenter Kay Burley in Wigan as part of the channel’s election coverage. Dr Pitalia gave her her an insight into healthcare in the borough and urged whoever is voted in as MP to work with the many excellent professionals…

Read more...

An SSP Health practice is still Outstanding

Healthcare inspectors believe an SSP Health practice continues to give Outstanding care to patients. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recently reviewed how Bolton General Practice operates and is happy to continue to rate the quality of services as Outstanding. Our SSP Health practice was first given an Outstanding rating by the CQC in 2017, in a glowing report the…

Read more...

Awards for SSP Health doctors

SSP Health’s Dr Olukayode Adeeko has been recognised with a regional award for the excellent healthcare he provides to our patients. Dr Adeeko – who works at Newton Medical Centre, in Newton-le-Willows, St Helens – has been named as GP of the Year in the Royal College of General Practitioners Mersey Faculty annual awards. The faculty represents more than 2,000…

Read more...

 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 >  Last ›