01744 627600

Newton Community Practice

1st Floor, Newton Community Hospital, Bradlegh Road, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 8RB

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Newton Community Practice, 1st Floor, Newton Community Hospital, Newton-le-Willows

telephone: 01744 627600

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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

Appointments are available every day, pre bookable advanced appointments and bookon the day appointments


Following our recent patient survey we have adapted our appointment system to offer a range of appointments.


Book an appointment up to 4 weeks in advance


Book on the day appointments available after 8am


To book appointments online at this practice using the EMIS Patient Portal, follow this link -


Dr Chrissy Wilks is your allocated GP for this practice.


Please note we are closed on the following days for staff training sessions:

Wednesday, 23rd September 2015

Wednesday, 21st October 2015

Thursday, 26th November 2015

Thursday, 21st January 2016

Wednesday, 24th February 2016

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016

Thursday, 21st April 2016

Thursday, 26th May 2016

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016

Wednesday, 20th July 2016

Nurse Appointments

Chronic Disease Management

The Practice nurse works 4 days a week Monday Wednesday Thursday and Friday.


We now have a late night surgery for practice nurse appointments on a Monday evening until 7.30pm.

Our practice nusre is here to help you manage your health needs, if you have any of the following conditions make an appointment at the reception



Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Heart Failure


Heart Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease



Childhood Immunisations

These can be booked any morning with the Practice nurse.


This Health Check is completely free of charge and offers our patient the opportunity to have a full and extensive health screening. A full Health Check helps to give you peace of mind by reviewing your lifestyle, and taking a full medical history to help ensure your continued health and wellbeing. With a clear and detailed picture of your health, the NHS Health Check enables you to take full control of your health for the future.


All the health checks include:

·          Physical examination (height weight blood pressure)

·          Consultation with the Health Care Assistant.

·          Medical history

·          Family History

·          Lifestyle questionnaire


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.

 You can have your blood test Monday to Friday between 9am and 11am downstairs from the practice in the hospital outpatient department.

Alternatively you can attend the blood clinic at St Helens walk in centre on Bickerstaffe Street between 7am and 9am

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.


The practice is located at the top end of Bradlegh Road, on the opposite side of the railway line from Newton Le Willows. If you are driving from Crow Lane East (the A572) turn south on Victoria Road.

This will turn into Wargrave Road and Bradlegh Road is the 5th turn on the right.

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 Newton Community Practice in the last financial year was £52,714.46  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 01744 627600

To cancel by text message

Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 07595 271975.

Online Services for Newton Community Practice

Patient Online Services
Service What we offer patients now What we plan to offer patients To be available by
Online Appointment Booking Facility to book appointments with GPs up to 28 days in advance - Available now
Online Repeat Prescriptions Facility to order repeat medication - Available now
Patient Access to GP Summary Record Patients can access their allergies, medications and immunisation history - Available now
Medical Records
Service What we do now What we plan to do To be available by
Summary Care Record (SCR) Yes - Available now
Electronic Transfer of Patient Records Yes - Available now

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