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BBC News focuses on SSP Health

SSP Health was in the national spotlight when the BBC’s flagship breakfast show broadcast live from one of its Ashton-in-Makerfield GP practices. The BBC health news team interviewed staff and patients at Ashton Medical Centre as part of a package of features about GP services and primary care. The Wigan Road practice, part of SSP Health which has 37 practice…

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Practice staff step up to keep children safe

SSP Health is taking its safeguarding commitment to the next level after ensuring its key frontline staff are experts in keeping children safe. Managers and other non-clinical staff from SSP Health’s practices across the region came together to learn how to spot the signs of abuse and when to step in to protect young people. The 60 staff, including Cancer…

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Practice's 'Outstanding' work with vulnerable people

Claire House Surgery has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for its work with vulnerable people. The practice and its branch site, Rivington Way Surgery, were marked as ‘Good’ overall in a comprehensive review by independent inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), after visits earlier this month. Inspectors also gave the practice an ‘Outstanding’ care rating for “people whose circumstances…

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'Good' inspection for Leigh Family Practice

Leigh Family Practice has been given a series of ‘Good’ ratings across the board by the health watchdog after an inspection. The practice was rated ‘Good’ overall after a comprehensive review by independent inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), who visited its Henry Street base and its branch surgeries. In a report, inspectors gave ‘Good’ ratings after looking at…

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High Quality work by SSP Health

SSP Health has achieved near-perfect results in healthcare good practice. All GP practices run by SSP Health attained at least a 97% score in their Quality and Outcomes Framework (QoF) results for 2018-19 – with many hitting 100%. QoF is a voluntary annual reward and incentive scheme for all GP surgeries in England with financial rewards linked to achievement of…

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

This week is cervical cancer prevention week. Ladies, if you are 25-64 and you have not had a Cervical Smear in the last 5 Years, or have had a recent invite from us, please contact the surgery to arrange your Cervical Smear. Cervical Screening can help to detect early signs of Cervical Cancer and can help to save lives.

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The Biggest Loser

The team at Bolton Medical Centre have signed up to this fantastic challenge, 'The Biggest Loser', in conjunction with Bolton Hospice.   This 12-week challenge, which started on the 10th of January, includes weekly weigh-in sessions in the evenings. Throughout the challenge, the team will receive expert advice from the team at The Last Drop Village, which includes: Last Drop Village membership for 12 weeks, including…

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Children's Initiative - more confident parents!

New and expectant parents, carers and grandparents registered with SSP practices have been hearing from the experts about how to deal with minor children’s illnesses and what to do in an emergency. This innovative children’s initiative was introduced at our Ashton site 2 years ago and has already been rolled out at many other SSP Wigan and Leigh sites.  …

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Group Consultations

SSP Wigan Practices introduce a new and more convenient way for Asthmatic and Diabetic patients to have their regular checks. Our expert nursing team lead the session where patients have a chance to ask questions and share experiences with others who have the same disease. Area manager, Kerry White, is delighted to report “The last session was so successful that…

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Patient Groups - Our Sincere Thanks

We are immensely grateful to our PPGs for taking time out of their busy lives to provide valuable insight and suggestions for our practices. As a thank you for their important contribution, SSP hosted a lunch where a number of patient members joined staff to start the festive season while supporting Wigan Athletic at DW Stadium.   

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