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01204 462390

Great Lever Practice

21 Rupert Street, Great Lever, Bolton, BL3 6PY

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Great Lever Practice, 21 Rupert Street, Bolton

telephone: 01204 462390

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News from Great Lever Practice

SSP presented a cheque to staff at Fortalice

The staff at Bolton medical centre and Great Lever Practice presented a cheque to staff at Fortalice, this was their chosen charity after recieving a…

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Bolton Medical Centre and Great Lever Practice Coffee and Cake Morning

Bolton Medical Centre and Great Lever Practice held a  charity fundraising event on 25th September 2015 for Macmillan Cancer Support; this was a huge success,…

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Bolton Medical Centre and Great Lever Practice hold Health Awareness Day

Bolton Medical Centre and Great Lever Practice held a Health Awareness Day on 2nd August 2014 to promote Healthy Lifestyles.   Tours of the gym…

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Bolton Medical Centre Raises Money For Save The Children

Bolton Medical Centre and Great Lever Practice held a charity event and raised money for Save The Children.   Pictured above are the staff in…

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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
  •  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 every day, pre-bookable and book on the day, please contact reception for more details on 01204 462390. 

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
  • Coronary vascular disease prevention
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

 

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

Chronic Disease Management Clinics

Our nurse is here to help manage you manage your health.  We provide healthchecks every year if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Stroke
  • Chronic Obstrtuctive Pulmanary Disease
  • Underactive Thyroid
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Child Immunisation Clinic

The practice nurse is available to administer immunisations and our GPs will do the baby check. Please contact our Reception to for dates and times of our clinics

Travel immunisations

  • Influenza clinic (winter only)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Pneumonia
  • Weight Management
  • Smoking Cessation

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 the  surgery or will be sent to you in the post as part of our Annual Review recall system.‚ You will be able to have your blood test done at the surgery by one of our experienced Health Care Assistants.

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 is an onsite free car park within the grounds of the practice for patients.

From St Helen's Road

Continue North along St Helens Road until you reach High Street on the right hand side. Turn right and continue along High Street, this will turn into Lever Street. The practice is located at the junction of Rupert Street and Lever Street.

From Deane Road

Heading towards Bolton Town Centre along Deane Road, follow it until you reach the junction with Moor Lane and then join the A579 (Derby Street), continue along this road until you reach High Street on your left. Turn into High Street and continue along, this will turn into Lever Street. The practice is located at the junction of Rupert Street and Lever Street.

From Bolton Town Centre

From Bolton Town Centre, head South along Bradshawgate, continue along Manchester Road, turning right into Orlando Street, turn right onto Thynee Street and then left on to Lever Street. The practice is located at the junction of Rupert Street and Lever Street.

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 Great Lever Practice in the last financial year was £36,793.74  before tax and NI. This calculation is for 1 full-time GPs and 1 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 462390

To cancel by text message

Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 07790 053 521.

Online Services for Great Lever Practice

Patient Online Services
Service What we offer patients now What we plan to offer patients To be available by
Online Appointment Booking Yes – posters at reception N/A Available now
Online Repeat Prescriptions Yes – posters at reception N/A Available now
Patient Access to GP Summary Record No available in clinical system yet. Confirmation received that it will available by March 15 Patient will have access to their online record via the clinical system March 15
Medical Records
Service What we do now What we plan to do To be available by
Summary Care Record (SCR) Yes – posters at reception N/A Available now
Electronic Transfer of Patient Records Yes N/A Available now

 

 

Statement of intent

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Patient Participation Groups

Patient Participation report 2014/15

Download the PPG report here

 

Meeting Minutes

March 18th 2015 Minutes

 

Patient Questionnaire Analysis

2015 Questionnaire

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