Leigh Sports Village Practice
01942 483 121
telephone: 01942 483 121
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Patients with Particular Needs
Our premises are fully compliant with DDA (Disability Discrimination Act).
EPS (Electronic prescription services)
The Practice provides electronic prescribing for ease of the patients; please nominate a local pharmacy if you are interested in this service
Requests for repeat prescriptions can be made by bringing in your repeat prescription slip (right side of your prescription) into the surgery, or online. Please ask Reception for more information regarding registering online.
Please do not request repeat prescriptions by telephone as this can result in mistakes. Please ensure we have 48 hours’ notice to check and issue the prescription.
Always request your medication in good time and do not run out!
We are now able to offer our patients, who have internet access to book, cancel and change appointments online and order medication.
If you wish to register for this service please speak to Reception staff and they will be able to advise you further.
We also provide other services which are not available on the NHS. These services include:
Sickness or Accident Insurance Forms, Private Healthcare Forms, Holiday Cancellation Forms, Fitness to Travel Certificates, HGV, Sports and Driving Medicals. Ask Reception for more details on fees.
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.
We also offer appointments within the community at hubs located at Bridgewater Medical Centre and Tyldesley Health Centre.
Telephone : 01942 482848
Calling Leigh Sports Village practice.
Telephone : 01942 483 121
We offer convenient times to see our Nursing Team to suit the needs of our patients these are:
You can book an appointment by:
You can book appointments up to four weeks in advance.
Our Nursing Team is available for appointments relating to:
Our Nursing Team are available for a wide range of clinics by appointment only. They offer the following clinics.
The practice has weekly antenatal clinics on Wednesday with the Community Midwife.
Our practice nurse holds a travel vaccination clinic for our patients. Please see this page for more information and to fill in the risk assessment form.
Phelbotomy services provided in house every morning before 10.30am.
Atherleigh Way is the main carriage way from the A580 East Lancashire Road. The practice is approximately 3 minutes from the junction off the A580.
The practice is within the Leigh Centurions Stadium with parking directly in front or to the side of the stadium.
For those travelling by public transport, Leigh bus station is situated in the town center The bus station is a 10 minute walk from the practice, or alternatively the 597 bus service, operated by South Lancs Travel, runs directly from the bus station to the Leigh Sports Village.
If you need to access a health professional in an emergency between 18:30 and 08:00 Monday to Friday or after 12:00 on Saturday for the weekends and bank holidays, you should call NHS 111. This is a free telephone number for when your complaint is less urgent than 999.
In addition, your pharmacist may be able to help you.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
For bookable appointments on:
Saturday 10 am to 4pm
Sunday 10 am to 4pm
Monday to Friday 6.30 - 8.30pm
Please call 01942 482 848 to be seen at one of our Wigan partner hub sites
Phone number and details are here:
If you have received your invitation to have your next Cervical screening test and would like to have it done outside of practice hours, Wigan GP Alliance now offer cervical screening appointments at evenings and weekends.
To make an appointment please phone 01942 482 848
Please see this leaflet for more information
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.
You can cancel by calling the surgery directly on 01942 483 121
SSP Health manages 37 GP practices across the North West and our practices have recorded some of the highest patient satisfaction levels. All SSP practices inspected by CQC are rated as Good or Outstanding. We have locations in Salford, Bolton, Sefton, Cheshire, Cumbria, Tameside, Burnley, Wigan, St. Helens and Widnes.
If you live near one of our practices, register you and your family today with an NHS doctor.
Pre-register online now and confirm your details with your local surgery.
So we can offer your appointment to another patient, please let us know if you're unable to make it.
You can use our 'text-to-cancel' service,
find your text to cancel number.