Welcome to Longford Street Medical Centre
DO NOT COME INTO THE SURGERY TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
Due to the spread of the Coronavirus we are NOT accepting walk in requests for appointments.
They MUST be booked by TELEPHONE
We are sorry for any inconvenience
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Click here to request an Isolation Note
Use this service if you have to stay at home because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer.
If you have to stay at home but feel well enough to work, ask your employer if you can work from home. If you can work from home, you will not need an isolation note.
Shielding and protecting extremely vulnerable people
Click Here for guidance on shielding and protecting extremely vulnerable people
All patients at very high risk from COVID 19 who should be shielding ( must stay at home for 12 weeks) will now have received their letter from NHS England. We are checking the list for accuracy but if you think that you should or should not be on the list please contact the practice and we will review your case. The criteria for inclusion is laid down by NHSE and not the practice.
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as book and cancel your appointments online, order your prescriptions online and view your medication history and allergies online using Patient Access our online service, you can register at www.patient.co.uk/access or registration forms are available from reception . You can also order a repeat prescription via our website.
We are currently in the process of updating our records, trying to find the most effective way of contacting our patients.
If you have recently changed your landline or mobile number or if you have an email address that you are happy for the practice to contact you on, please could you update your contact details by completing the online form below or by telephoning the practice on 01706 621417.
Our new online triage service
Click the following link to contact your GP online and get health advice:
ACCESSIBLE INFORMATION STANDARD
If you have any communication/information needs relating to a disability, impairment or sensory loss that you want us to know about, please speak to our reception team so we can record your preferred method of contact and ensure you can receive your health information in a format you can understand for example large print.
You can contact us face to face, telephone on 01706 621417 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
7 Day Access to a GP or Nurse
GP and Nurse appointments available seven days a week
You can book to see a GP or Practice Nurse at evenings, weekends and on bank holidays.
Appointments are available at the following times:
- Weekdays 6.30pm - 9.00pm
- Saturdays and bank holidays 8.00am - 6.00pm
- Sundays 10.00am - 1.00pm
The appointments are available at four GP ‘hubs’ across the borough, currently located at:
- Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB
- Pennine Surgery, Littleborough Health Centre, Featherstall Road, Littleborough, OL15 8HF
- Middleton Health Centre, F1, Middleton Way, Middleton, Manchester, M24 4EL
- Phoenix Centre, Church Street, Heywood, OL10 1LR
You will probably not get to see your own doctor during these hours but the GP or Nurse you do see will have access to your medical record, subject to your consent.
The service has been introduced to give you more flexibility in where, when and how you use local health services. It is designed to help those who find it hard to get to the doctors during the week, perhaps because of work and family commitments.
If you would like to book an appointment please contact call the central booking line on 0161 763 8292.
For more information about this service please ask at reception or visit http://bardoc.co.uk/7-day-access-service
What should I do if I fall ill when I’m away from home?
If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can ask to be registered as a temporary patient at a nearby GP practice for up to three months. This process allows you to make use of a local practice but still remain a patient of your permanent GP practice at home. However, after three months, if you still wish to access this practice you will be required to permanently register.
If you wish to register with us as a temporary patient simply contact the practice directly.
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(Site updated 17/09/2020)