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0161 736 5282

The Height General Practice

355 Bolton Road, Irlams o' th' Height, Salford, M6 7NJ

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The Height General Practice, 355 Bolton Road, Salford

telephone: 0161 736 5282

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CQC Information

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

GP Appointments are available every day, please contact reception on 0161 736 5282 for more details.

We now offer online booking for appointments and ordering repeat prescriptions, please see reception for your log on details.

Nurse Appointments

Chronic Disease Management

Our nurses are here to help you manage 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

  • Diabetes 
  • Asthma
  • Heart Disease 
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 
  • Stroke 
  • Heart Failure 
  • Coronary vascular disease prevention

 

Our Practice Nurse also provides the following clinics

  • Travel immunisations
  • Influenza clinic (winter time)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Pneumonia vaccination. This is available all year round for over 65s
  • Baby immunisations
  • Alcohol & drug misuse
  • Mental health

Clinics

Chronic Disease Management Clinics

By appointment with the Practice Nurse

 

We also offer hearing tests and hearing clinics with our audiologist, contact our reception for more information.

Well Person Checks:

By appointment with the Health Care Assistant

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.

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.

Directions

We are located on Bolton Road off King Street, 0.57 miles from Salford. 

Out of Hours

Should you require advice or treatment outside of surgery opening hours, there are a number of options available.

 

NHS 111

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 The Heights General Practice in the last financial year was £46,979.58  before tax and NI. This calculation is for 1 full-time GPs and 2 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 0161 736 5282

To cancel by text message

Send 'cancel <your name> <date of appointment>' to 07810 706 396 .

Online Services for The Height General Practice

Patient Online Services
Service What we offer patients now What we plan to offer patients To be available by
Online Appointment Booking Yes – posters at reception N/A Available now
Online Repeat Prescriptions Yes – posters at reception N/A Available now
Patient Access to GP Summary Record No available in clinical system yet. Confirmation received that it will available by March 15 Patient will have access to their online record via the clinical system March 15
Medical Records
Service What we do now What we plan to do To be available by
Summary Care Record (SCR) Yes – posters at reception N/A Available now
Electronic Transfer of Patient Records Yes N/A Available now

 

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