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01942 483 121

Leigh Sports Village Practice

Leigh Sports Village, Sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY

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Leigh Sports Village Practice, Leigh Sports Village, Leigh

telephone: 01942 483 121

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Services Available

Booking a routine appointment

You can book a routine appointment by telephone or by calling into the practice. You can also book a telephone consultation with a doctor or nurse. The receptionist will take a message and your contact number. You can express a preference to see a particular clinician when you book an appointment. You can book an appointment up to six weeks in advance.
 

Urgent appointments

The practice runs a pre-booked appointment system but, if you feel that your condition is urgent, you can be given an appointment on the same day. You can also speak to a doctor or nurse on the telephone at the end of their surgery. The receptionist will take a message and your contact number.
 

Arriving late for an appointment

Please ensure that you arrive on time for your
appointment or you may be asked to re-book.
 

Cancelling appointments

Please notify the practice as soon as possible if
you cannot attend your appointment, so that it
can be offered to another patient.
 

Clinic Services

The following services are available at the
surgery:
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Contraceptive services
  • Health promotion
  • Maternity services
  • Phlebotomy (blood sampling)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Travel clinic (soon to be yellow fever clinic)
  • Weight management
  • Well woman / man checks
  • Anticogaulant monitoring
  • Joint injection
  • Palliative Care
 
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

Booking a routine appointment

You can book a routine appointment by telephone or by calling into the practice. You can also book a telephone consultation with a doctor or nurse. The receptionist will take a message and your contact number. You can express a preference to see a particular clinician when you book an appointment. You can book an appointment up to six weeks in advance.
 

Urgent appointments

The practice runs a pre-booked appointment system but, if you feel that your condition is urgent, you can be given an appointment on the same day. You can also speak to a doctor or nurse on the telephone at the end of their surgery. The receptionist will take a message and your contact number.
 

Home visits

If you require a home visit from a doctor, please inform the surgery before 11am and give the receptionist the precise nature of your illness. The doctor will make a house call the same day. Home visits should be only requested when the patient is too ill to attend the practice and could only be moved by ambulance. Non-availability of public transport is NOT a valid reason for a home visit.

HCA & Nurse Appointments

Booking a routine appointment

You can book a routine appointment by telephone or by calling into the practice. You can also book a telephone consultation with a doctor or nurse. The receptionist will take a message and your contact number. You can express a preference to see a particular clinician when you book an appointment. You can book an appointment up to six weeks in advance.

Urgent appointments

The practice runs a pre-booked appointment system but, if you feel that your condition is urgent, you can be given an appointment on the same day. You can also speak to a doctor or nurse on the telephone at the end of their surgery. The receptionist will take a message and your contact number.

Clinics

Clinic services

The following services are available at the surgery:
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Contraceptive services
  • Health promotion
  • Maternity services
  • Phlebotomy (blood sampling)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Travel clinic (soon to be yellow fever clinic)
  • Weight management
  • Well woman / man checks
  • Anticogaulant monitoring
  • Joint injection
  • Palliative Care- Phlebotomy
  • Cytology
  • Ear syringing
  • ECG
  • Spirometry
  • 24 hour BP/ECG
 

Blood Tests

Phelbotomy services provided in house every morning before 10.30am.

Directions

The Practice is situated on Leigh Sports Village which is off the Atherleigh Way carraigeway.

Reviews

Out of Hours

When the practice is closed

If you become ill when the surgery is closed and you feel it is an emergency please contact NHS 111 who will direct you to the appropriate service. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
 
Call 999 in a medical emergency, when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.
 

Out of Hours Service

Tel: 01942 482848
 
 

Leigh Walk-In Centre

Open 7.00am - 9.00am every day
Leigh Infirmary
The Avenue
Wigan
WN7 1HW
Tel: 01942 483 453

About Practice

Other Practice Information

Seasonal opening hours

Monday  08:00 - 18:30
Tuesday  08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday  07:00 - 18:30
Thursday  07:00 - 18:30
Friday  08:00 - 18:30
Saturday  CLOSED
Sunday   CLOSED

Employee of the Month

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 01942 483 121

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Patient Participation Groups

Our Patient Participation Group works to improve communication between the practice and its patients, to ensure the services we offer meet the needs of all patients. We are always looking for enthusiastic people to join the group, share ideas on how services could be changed or improved, and be involved in making those changes - for the good of the patients and the practice. If you are interested in getting involved, or would just like to find out more, please contact Kate Davidson, Practice Manager.

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