01942 483 135

Marsh Green Medical Practice

Harrow Road, Marsh Green, Wigan, WN5 0QL

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Marsh Green Medical Practice, Harrow Road, Wigan

telephone: 01942 483 135

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Services Available

  • GP Appointments
  • Nurse Appointments
  • Well Person Checks
  • Elderly Monitoring
  • Antenatal Services
  • Child Health Development Clinics
  • Child Vaccinations
  • Smoking Cessation Services 
  • Travel Vaccinations 
  • Influenza Clinics (winter time) 
  • Pneumonia Vaccinations 
  • NHS Health Checks 
  • Stroke and Blood Pressure Monitoring 
  • Diabetes Testing and Monitoring 
  • Weight Management, Exercise Advice and Referrals 
  • Alcohol Advice and Referrals 
  • Family Planning Advice 
  • Sexual Health Services and Contraception Advice 
  • ECG Clinics 
  • Screening Programmes
  • 24 Hour BP Monitoring
  • Anticoagulation Clinic

Patients Patients with Particular Needs

Our premises are fully compliant with DDA (Disability Discrimination Act)

EPS (Electronic Prescribing)

The Practice provides electronic prescribing for ease of the patients; please nominate a local pharmacy if you are interested in this service.

Repeat Prescriptions

Requests for  repeat prescriptions can be made by bringing your repeat presciption slip (right side of your prescription) into the surgery, or online. Please ask at 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 so you do not run out.

Vision Online

We are 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.

Other Services

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 at Reception for more details on fees.  
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

We offer convenient times to see GPs to suit the needs of our patients, these are:


Monday: 08:00 - 20:00

Tuesday - Friday: 08:00 - 18:30

We Offer:

  • Pre bookable appointments
  • Next-day appointments
  • Book on the day appointments
  • Urgent appointments
  • Home visits (for housebound patients)
  • Telephone consultations
  • Online pre-bookable appointments

Extended Access Appointments, this is when the practice is closed


We also offer appointments within the community at hubs located at;

  • Pemberton Surgery
  • Shevington Surgery
  • Pennygate Surgery
  • Ashton Medical Practice
  • Kidglove (Golbourne)
  • Bridgwater Medical Centre
  • Tyldesley Medical Centre


These appointments consist of;

  • GP appointments 
  • Practice Nurse appointments 
You can book an appointment by:
  • Telephone : 01942 482848

HCA & Nurse Appointments

We offer convenient times to see our Health Care Assistant and Practice Nurse to suit the needs of our patients, these are:
Pre-bookable appointments
  • Booked appointments throughout the day
  • Home visits
You can book an appointment by:
  • Telephone 01942 483135
  • Visiting the surgery
Our HCA is available for appointments relating to:
  • ECG
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Bloods 
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Welfare Chats 
  • NHS and NPC Health Checks 
  • Influenza Clinics (winter time)
  • B12 Injections 
  • Weight Management, Exercise advice and referral
  • Alcohol advice and referral
  • Screening Programme
Our Nurse is available for appointments relating to:
  • Diabetes Testing and Monitoring
  • Monitoring of Respiratory condition such as COPD and Asthma 
  • Heart Disease Monitoring and Annual Reviews
  • Stroke Monitoring 
  • Dementia Reviews 
  • Learning Disability Reviews 
  • Welfare Checks 
  • Travel Vaccinations (please ring or call into the surgery to complete our request form the nurse will then contact you with an appointment)
  • Childhood Immunisations 
  • Elderly Monitoring
  • Influenza Clinics (winter time)
  • Pneumonia Vaccinations
  • Family Planning Advice
  • Sexual Health Services and Contraception advice


We have two regular GP's that work throughout the week at Marsh Green Medical Practice

  • Dr Hussain (Male GP)
  • Dr Ansar (Female GP)

Our Practice Nurse Jeanette works:

  • Monday (am)
  • Tuesday (pm)
  • Wednesday (all day)
  • Friday (alternate am/pm)

Our Health Care Assistant Louise works

  • Monday (alt am/pm)
  • Tuesday-Friday (8.00am - 2.00pm)

Our Health Care Assistant Megan works

  • Wednesday (am)
  • Thursday (am)                                                                                             

We offer the following Clinics:

  • Diabetes Testing and Monitoring
  • Monitoring of Respiratory condition such as COPD and Asthma
  • Heart disease monitoring and annual reviews
  • Stroke and Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Travel Vaccinations (please ring or complete our request form to find out which ones when making your appointment)
  • Childhood Immunisations 
  • Smoking cessation
  • Well Person Checks
  • Elderly Monitoring
  • Influenza Clinics (winter time)
  • Pneumonia Vaccinations
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Weight Management, Exercise advice and referral
  • Alcohol advice and referral
  • Family Planning Advice
  • Sexual Health Services and Contraception advice
  • ECG Clinics
  • Screening Programmes
  • Health Promotion
  • Spirometry


The practice has weekly antenatal clinics on Monday afternoon with the Community Midwife.

Travel Risk Assessment

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.

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.
To make an appointment for a blood test at the surgery please telephone: 01942 483135
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.


Marsh Green Medical Practice is located just off Kitt Green Road near the shops. We are opposite the Library. There is a large car park to the rear of the building with ample parking.

Public Transport

For those travelling by public transport, the practice is on the 329, 352, 658 bus services.

Out of Hours

During the hours the surgery is closed you will need to contact the Out Of Hours Service by ringing 111. If you have a life-threatening medical emergency during these times please dial 999
Please do not attend the A&E Dept for non-emergency problems. 

GP Alliance

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:

Wigan Out of Hours

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


About Practice

Other Practice Information

Useful Leaflets

Information on the Baby Blues


Early Years Factsheet


Macmillan Coffee Morning


Huge congratulations to everyone involved in Marsh Green's Macmillan Coffee Morning which managed to raise a total of £75.14!

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 483 135

Online Services for Marsh Green Medical Practice

Please ask at Reception to register for this service, you can request your repeat prescription and have it transferred to your local pharmacy for collection or delivery.


You can book appointments up to 4 weeks in advance. You will have a choice of GP.

How can I start using GP online services?

  1. Follow these steps to access GP online services: 

  1. Take photo ID (passport or driving licence) and proof of address (such as a utility bill) to your GP practice and tell them you want to start using their online services. If you do not have any ID then either a member of staff will have to confirm your identity or you may have to answer questions about personal information in your GP record.

  1. Fill in the short registration form that you are given by your practice.

  1. Once you have signed up, you will receive a letter with your unique username, password and instructions on how to log in.


Patient Participation Groups

The practice has an established patient participation group who meet at the practice; we encourage and welcome all patients to join whether this is part of our 'face to face' group or part of the 'virtual' group. This gives you the opportunity to share ideas and support the practice.

Download Patient Participation Registration Form

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