Newton Medical Centre
01744 62 4885
telephone: 01744 62 4885
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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.
Appointment only line available Monday to Friday 8am to 11am telephone 07948 704 195 alternatively ring the surgery on 01744 62 4885
You can now book appointments online 24/7 up to four weeks in advance from anywhere you have wifi connection. Ask at the reception for details how to register for this free service
Appointments are available every day, pre - bookable and book on the day appointments are available.
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
Pre booked appointments on a Wednesday evening until 7.30pm.
Book on the day appointments
Dr S Pitalia is your allocated GP for this practice.
Our Practice Nurse works 4 days a week Monday Wednesday Thursday & Friday
The nurse now has a late night surgery on a Wednesday evening with the last appointment available being 7:30 pm.
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
Chronic Kidney Disease
Going abroad? give us a call and we can see what travel vaccinations you will need and then book you an appointment with the Practice Nurse
These can be booked any morning before 12pm with the Practice nurse.
Post natal examinations and 8 week baby check are done at the surgery on a Monday Tuesday Thursday or friday morning at 11am by pre booked appointment
The nurse clincian holds a minor surgery clinics once a month from 2pm by appointment only, this is for cyrotherapy of warts skin tags and verrucaes. Please ring reception to book
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.
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.
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 attend Newton Community Hospital on Bradlegh Road for you blood test Monday - Friday between 9am & 11am, alternatively you can attend the walk in centre on Bickerstaff street St Helens from 7am until 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 situated on the junction of Belverdere Road Cross lane and Crow Lane West and There is a car park at the rear of the practice.
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.
Alternatively patients can attend the Walk in Centre on Bickerstaff Street St Helens. The walk in centre is situated in the Millenium Centre in St Helens towns centre near the bus and train stations. It is open Monday to Saturday 7am to 10pm and Sundays 9am to 10pm.
Please contact the walk in centre to confirm if booking an appointment is required. The walk in centre telephone number is 01744 627400.
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 Medical Centre in the last financial year was £40,745.00 before tax and NI. This calculation is for 0 full-time GPs and 1 locum GPs, who has worked in the practice for more than 6 months.
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 01744 62 4885
Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 079487 04195.
|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|
|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|
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.