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0151 295 9030

Garston Family Health Centre

32 Church Road, Liverpool, L19 2LW

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Garston Family Health Centre, 32 Church Road, Liverpool

telephone: 0151 295 9030

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Services Available

  •  GP Appointments
  •  Nurse Appointments
  •  Well Person Checks
  •  Child Health Development Clinics
  •  Child Vaccinations
  •  Smoking Cessation Services
  •  Blood Tests
  •  Travel Vaccinations
  •  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

GP Appointments are available Monday - Friday, please contact reception for more details.

 

We have adapted our appointment system to offer a range of appointments to suit all patients. You can book appointments by calling the surgery or using Online Patient Access (you will need to register for this access, please ask at reception)

 

This includes:

  • Booking appointments up to 4 weeks in advance
  • Same Day appointments 

Nurse Appointments

Our nurse is here to help you manage your health Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. If you have any of the following conditions, our nurse wants to see you every year to check that everything's going OK.

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

 

Nurse Practitioner Appointments

Our Nurse Practitioner is here to help you manage your health every Tuesday afternoon. She is able to prescribe medications with the exception of anti-depressants and see's all of our patients over the age of 1 years old. 

 

The Nurse Practitioner is fully supported by the GP on site and if she feels a doctor's opinion is needed, will speak to him whilst you are there; the Nurse Practitioner is an experienced health care professional who you can also see you for your annual reviews.

 

HCA

The practice also has an HCA who works Tuesday afternoon weekly, you can make an appointment to see the HCA for routine blood pressure checks, new patient checks and health checks. 

 

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. 

 

Travel Vaccinations

Going abroad? Give us a call and we will advise you on which vaccines you may require and book you with our Practice Nurse to have them. We usually need you to book 4-6 weeks in advance of any travel you may be taking.

Clinics

 

Baby Vaccination clinic

The surgery holds a vaccination clinic on alternate Mondays in conjunction with our Health Visitor.  You can book an appointment for Childhood Immunisations at reception.

 

The Health Visitors can be contacted 5 days a week across the city for healthy baby clinics. Please ask at reception for details of the venues..

 

Ante-Natal

If you have recently found out that you are pregnant you can ring Liverpool Womens Hospital Early Access Team for your first booking appointment on 0151 247 4747

 

Your follow up appointments can be at the surgery.

 

The Midwives are here every alternate Wednesday between 9.30 am and 12.00noon. 

 

Health Checks

All New patients are offered a New Patient Health Check.  You will be offered general health and lifestyle advice including a BP check, take a record of your height and weight, smoking cessation advice. We also offer Chlamydia testing.

 

The practice also offers Health Checks specifically for our patients aged 40-74 years.  Please ring and book your appointment with our Health Care Assistant.

 

We have a Health Trainer in practice who provides advice on diet, alcohol, exercise and smoking every Monday. 

Blood Tests

As part of our Annual Review Health Checks, the practice may require you to have a blood test. We will supply you with a blood form, 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.

 

Phlebotomy Clinics (blood taking) are available at various designated surgeries throughout Liverpool.  We will give you a leaflet with information about this service.

Directions

We are located at the in the South Liverpool Treatment Centre

Out of Hours

Should you require advice or treatment outside of surgery opening hours:

 

When we are closed Telephone 0151 330 8200 you will automatically be put through to our "Out of Hours" service.

 

Alternatively you can come to the treatment centre and walk in services are available they are open:

 

Monday to Friday 9:00-21:00

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 9:00-17:00

Seasonal Opening Hours

Cancelling Your Appointments

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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 0151 295 9030

To cancel by text message

Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 07804 524 402.

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