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01942 481 680

Nelson Street Surgery

Ormerod House, Nelson Street, Atherton, M46 0LE

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Nelson Street Surgery, Ormerod House, Atherton

telephone: 01942 481 680

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Services Available

Clinic Services

The following services are available at the surgery:
  • Asthma/COPD/Breathlessness service
  • Anti-coagulation
  • Cervical screening
  • Child health surveillance
  • Contraceptive services inc. implants and coils
  • CCBT (Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy)
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing aid clinic
  • Health promotion
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Maternity services
  • Minor surgery joint injections
  • Phlebotomy (blood sampling)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Travel vaccines including yellow fever
  • Vaccinations and immunisations
  • Weight management
  • Well woman/man check
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 an 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 and can also be booked via our on line services. Please ask at reception to register for this service.
 

Urgent appointments

The practice runs a pre-bookable appointment system, if you feel that your condition is more urgent, you can ring for an on the day appointment, these can go quickly so it is best to ring at 8am or as soon after. You can also request a telephone consultation with a Doctor or Nurse who will contact you aftertheir surgery. The Receptionist will take a message and your contact number.
 

Home visit

If you require a home visit from a doctor, please inform the surgery before 10.30am 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 an 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 and can also be booked via our on line services. Please ask at reception to register for this service.
 

Urgent appointments

The practice runs a pre-bookable appointment system, if you feel that your condition is more urgent, you can ring for an on the day appointment, these can go quickly so it is best to ring at 8am or as soon after. You can also request a telephone consultation with a Doctor or Nurse who will contact you aftertheir surgery. The Receptionist will take a message and your contact number.

Clinics

Clinic Services

The following services are available at the surgery:
  • Asthma/COPD/Breathlessness service
  • Anti-coagulation
  • Cervical screening
  • Child health surveillance
  • Contraceptive services inc. implants and coils
  • CCBT (Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy)
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing aid clinic
  • Health promotion
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Maternity services
  • Minor surgery joint injections
  • Phlebotomy (blood sampling)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Travel vaccines including yellow fever
  • Vaccinations and immunisations
  • Weight management
  • Well woman/man check

Blood Tests

Directions

Reviews

Out of Hours

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. 

About Practice

Other Practice Information

 

Information on the Baby Blues

Please click here to download a helpful sheet full of information about the 'Baby Blues'.

 

Seasonal opening hours

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

 

 

Macmillan Coffee Morning

 
 
Well Done to Nelson Street Surgery for the great efforts they put into the MacMillan Coffee morning last week. A massive total of £484.14 was raised on Friday!!! For this worthy cause. Thank you to everyone both staff and patients that helped and supported our event.  A very special Thank You goes to Sheila Speakman for all the hard work , effort, in baking cakes and organising the raffle. Well done.
 
 

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 481 680

Online Services for Nelson Street Surgery

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  • Book or cancel appointments online with a GP or nurse
  • Order repeat prescriptions online
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  • View clinical correspondence such as hospital discharge summaries, outpatient appointment letters and referral letters
 
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  3. 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

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 Simon Carr, Practice Manager.

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