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01606 544401

Waters Edge Medical Centre

10-12 Leadsmithy Street, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 9BH

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Waters Edge Medical Centre , 10-12 Leadsmithy Street, Cheshire

telephone: 01606 544401

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CQC Information

Services Available

  • GP Appointments
  • Nurse Appointments
  • Well Person Checks
  • Elderly Monitoring
  • Antenatal Services
  • Child Health Development Clinics
  • Child Vaccinations
  • Smoking Cessation Services
  • Travel Vaccinations
  • Influenza Clinics (winter time)
  • Pneumonia Vaccinations
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Stroke and Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Diabetes Testing and Monitoring
  • Weight Management, Exercise advice and referral
  • Alcohol advice and referral
  • Family Planning Advice
  • Sexual Health Services and Contraception advice
  • ECG Clinics
  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Screening Programmes

Patients with Particular Needs

Our premises are fully compliant with DDA (Disability Discrimination Act).

 

EPS (Electronic prescription services)

The Practice provides electronic prescribing for ease of the patients; please nominate a local pharmacy if you are interested in this service

 

Repeat prescriptions Requests for repeat prescriptions can be made by bringing in your repeat prescription slip (right side of your prescription) into the surgery, or online. Please ask Reception for more information regarding registering online.

 

Please do not request repeat prescriptions by telephone as this can result in mistakes. Please ensure we have 48 hours’ notice to check and issue the prescription.

Always request your medication in good time and do not run out!

 

Emis Online

We are now able to offer our patients, who have internet access to book, cancel and change appointments online and order medication.

If you wish to register for this service please speak to Reception staff and they will be able to advise you further – Photographic ID & proof of address will be required to register for this service

 

Other services

We also provide other services which are not available on the NHS. These services include:

Sickness or Accident Insurance Forms, Private Healthcare Forms, Holiday Cancellation Forms, Fitness to Travel Certificates, HGV, Sports and Driving Medicals. Ask Reception for 

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

We offer convenient times to see GPs to suit the needs of our patients these are:

 

■  Pre-bookable appointments

■  Walk in appointments

■  Booked appointments throughout the day

■  Home visits

■  Telephone consultations

 

You can book an appointment by:

■ Telephone 01606 544401

■ Visiting the surgery

■ Online services, ask at Reception to register for this service

 

You can book appointments up to four weeks in advance. You will have a choice of GP and can request to see a specific GP.

HCA & Nurse Appointments

We offer convenient times to see our Practice Nurse to suit the needs of our patients these are:

 

■  Pre-bookable appointments

■  Booked appointments throughout the day

■  Home visits

■  Telephone consultations

 

You can book an appointment by:

■ Telephone 01606 544401

■ Visiting the surgery

■ On-line services, ask at Reception to register for this service

 

You can book appointments up to four weeks in advance.

 

Our Nurse is available for appointments relating to:

 

  • Diabetes Testing and Monitoring

·         Monitoring of Respiratory condition such as COPD and Asthma

·         Heart disease monitoring and annual reviews

·         ECG

·         Stroke and Blood Pressure Monitoring

·         Travel Vaccinations (please ring or complete our request form to find out which ones when making your appointment)

·         Childhood Immunisations 

·         Smoking cessation

  • Well Person Checks

·         Elderly Monitoring

  • Influenza Clinics (winter time)
  • Pneumonia Vaccinations
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Weight Management, Exercise advice and referral
  • Alcohol advice and referral
  • Family Planning Advice
  • Sexual Health Services and Contraception advice
  • ECG Clinics
  • Screening Programmes

Clinics

• Our Practice Nurse is available for a wide range of clinics by appointment only. She offers the following clinics.

  • Diabetes Testing and Monitoring

·         Monitoring of Respiratory condition such as COPD and Asthma

·         Heart disease monitoring and annual reviews

·         ECG

·         Stroke and Blood Pressure Monitoring

·         Travel Vaccinations (please ring or complete our request form to find out which ones when making your appointment)

·         Childhood Immunisations 

·         Smoking cessation

  • Well Person Checks

·         Elderly Monitoring

  • Influenza Clinics (winter time)
  • Pneumonia Vaccinations
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Weight Management, Exercise advice and referral
  • Alcohol advice and referral
  • Family Planning Advice
  • Sexual Health Services and Contraception advice
  • ECG Clinics
  • Screening Programmes

The practice has weekly antenatal clinics on Thursday Afternoon with the Community Midwife.

Blood Tests

Please contact reception for information.

 

Directions

The practice is located on Leadsmithy Street in the Centre of Middlewich; set back on the left of the road if heading up the hill & opposite the Church.  Disabled parking is available at the Practice; larger public car parks are a short walk away located at both the Fire Station & Kinderton Hotel.

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

Please do not attend the A&E Dept. for non-emergency problems. Please call NHS 111 and seek advice.

A minor injury Nurse Led clinic is available at Victoria Infirmary Northwich  this is for minor injuries only; Victoria Infirmary is located at Winnington Hill Northwich CW8 1AW – telephone 01606 564000 and is open 9am – 10pm.

 

Other Practice Information

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised and the required disclosure is shown below. However, it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice and should not be used to for any judgement about GP earnings, nor to make any comparisons with other practices.


The average earnings for GPs working in the Waters Edge Medical Centre in the last financial year was £60,548 before taxation and National Insurance. This is for 3 full time GPs and 1 locum GP who worked in the practice for more than 6 months.

 

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 01606 544401

Online Services for Waters Edge Medical Centre

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

Currently being configured as part of the go live process.

TBC

 

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

 

 

Patient Participation Groups

The practice has a patient participation group who meet at the practice; we encourage and welcome all patients to join whether this is part of our 'face to face' group or part of the 'virtual' group. This gives you the opportunity to share ideas and support the practice.

 

 

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