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01204 521000

Bolton General Practice

Marsden Road, Marsden House, Bolton, BL1 2AY

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Bolton General Practice, Marsden Road, Bolton

telephone: 01204 521000

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Christmas Opening Times - Bolton General Practice

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CQC OUTSTANDING rating for Bolton General Practice

  SSP Health is delighted to announce that its Bolton General Practice on Marsden Road has been rated as overall ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.  …

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CQC Information

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
Enhanced Services For This Practice

GP of Choice Scheme - Please be informed that this surgery is not participating in the GP of Choice Enhanced Service Scheme.

Out of Area Scheme - Please be informed that this surgery is not participating in the we are not participating in the Out of Area Enhanced Service Scheme.

GP Appointments

A full range of GP appointments are available every day, please contact the reception team for more details.

We have 2 male GPs.

The practice offers both pre-bookable and book on the day appointments to accomodate all our patients lifestyles.

Nurse Appointments

Chronic Disease Management

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 
  • Coronary vascular disease prevention

 

Our Practice Nurse also provides the following clinics

  • Travel immunisations
  • Influenza clinic (winter time)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Pneumonia vaccination. This is available all year round for over 65s
  • Baby immunisations
  • Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD)
  • Anti-coagulation
  • Minor Injury
  • Alcohol & drug misuse
  • Mental health

Clinics

Antenatal Clinic

By appointment please telephone the practice for further information.

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. 

Directions

Car Parking

There are 30 minute waiting bays situated outside the practice, however, there is also a car park on King Street (off of Deansgate), directly behind the practice. Marsden House is a tall, red brick, modern building with a curve to it at the corner of Deansgate.

From Chorley New Road

Head East on Chorley New Road (A673) towards Bolton Town Centre. The A673 merges with St. Georges Road, at the next junction, turn right onto Marsden Road. The practice is located 400m from the junction, on the left hand side, in the parade of shops.

From Deane Road

Head East along Deane Road and then North onto Moor Lane (A676) towards Deansgate, at the next junction, you'll see the practice at straight ahead of you to the right in the parade of shops.

From the A666/St Peter's Way

Continue along the A666 through Bolton Town Centre until you reach the junction of Topp Way, Kay Street, and Turton Street. Kay Street will be opposite you. Make a left turn and follow Topp Way to the next junction and get in the right hand land to go straight across and not turn off onto Marsden Road. The practice will be located 400m from the junction on the left hand side, in the parade of shops.

Out of Hours

During the hours the surgery is closed our calls will be diverted to NHS 111. Calls to NHS 111 are free from both mobile and landlines. If you have a life-threatening medical emergency during these times please dial 999

Other information

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. The average pay for GPs working in Bolton General Practice in the last financial year was £55,160.04  before tax and NI. This calculation is for 1 full-time GPs and 2 locum GPs, who has worked in the practice for more than 6 months.

Seasonal Opening Hours

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 01204 521000

To cancel by text message

Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 07561 227101.

Online Services for Bolton General Practice

Statement of intent

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Patient Participation Groups

Patient Participation report 2016/17

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Patient Participation report 2015/16

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Patient Participation report 2014/15

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