Platt Bridge Medical Centre
telephone: 01942 862738
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KRY is an online face to face consultation with a GP via a mobile.The mobile app named KRY will need to be downloaded for patients to use and register on. All the information is available on the app.
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 are available daily, please contact reception on 01942 862738 to make an appointment.
We hold both morning and afternoon GP sessions.
The practice offers both pre-bookable and book on the day appointments to give our patients a choice of how and when they book their appointmnets.
The Wigan GP Extended Hours now offer GP appointments between the below hours,
18:30pm – 20:00pm weekdays
10:00am – 16:00pm Saturdays.
Chronic Disease Management
Our nurses are here to help you manage and monitor your health if you have any of the following conditions, our nurses want to see you every year to check that everything's going OK
Our Practice Nurse also provides the following clinics
In addition to these there are Nurse appointments available for a variety of services and reviews between 18:30pm – 20:00pm weekdays and 10:00am – 16:00pm Saturdays.
The appointments are for:
Ante-Natal Cinics run by midwives on Monday
"I wish to say Thank you on behalf of my partner, the staff at the surgery have been very kind, helpful, understanding and also very professional when they have been dealing with my partner over the last month. I feel it would be very wrong of me not to say thank you on her behalf, also the Practice manager is a very professional understanding lady and I would like this letter brought to their notice."
Should you require advice or treatment outside of surgery opening hours, there are a number of options available
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
Offers healthcare advice and treatment without having to make an appointment, take time off or rearrange your day. You can find it located in the last building to the left hand side of the main entrance at Leigh Infirmary. It is open from 07.00am in the morning to 9.00pm at night, seven days a week. Telephone number 01942 264002. Leigh NHS Walk-in Centre Leigh Infirmary The Avenue Leigh Lancashire WN7 1HW
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 Platt Bridge And Lowton in the last financial year was £41,293.61 before tax and NI. This calculation is for 2 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 01942 862738
Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 07503 324 293 .
Platt Bridge Medical centre currently offers the facility for patients:
We will publicise and promote our online services to our patients through our website, waiting room leaflets and posters and through our Patient Participation group by 17/01/2017.
This information will only be made available to patients who request it and access will not be immediate.
Patient Participation Group
SSP Health manages 24 GP practices across the North West and our practices have recorded some of the highest patient satisfaction levels.
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.