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Latest News

Thursday closures

From April 2019 the practice will close at 1pm on the first or second Thursday of each month, future dates are listed under our opening times.

NHS 111

With effect from 10th November 2015, NHS 111 will be the free to call out of hours service for urgent, but not life threatening, 999 health issues.  Patients will need to dial them directly on 111 and will no longer be able to ring the surgery number to be diverted directly to Go to Doc. This is a freephone number.

Named GP

The Practice is required by the Government to allocate all patients a named accountable GP. Patients will be notified of their named GP at the first appropriate interaction with the practice.  This does not prevent you from seeing any doctor in the practice.  Your named GP WILL NOT be available at all times and you may need to see an alternative doctor.

7 Day Opening


The practice has signed up to the 7 Day Access Services, which is provided by Oldham GP Federation.  This allows patients to book an appointment out of surgery hours, between 6.30pm and 8.00pm Monday - Friday evenings and between 10.00am - 2.00pm at weekends.  Appointments are available at:

ICC Hub, Intergrated Care Centre, New Radcliffe Street, Oldham. OL1 1NL

Royton Hub, Royton & Crompton Family Practice, Royton Health & Wellbeing Centre, Park Street, Royton, OL2 6QW

Failsworth Hub, Medlock Medical, Failsworth Health Centre, Ashton Road West, Failsworth, M35 0AD

Please contact 0161 934 2827 to arrange an appointment with this service.

Important Information about Pregabalin & Gabapentin

Are you taking Gabapentin or Pregabalin?
(Lyrica, Alzain, Neurontin)
The law is changing from 1 April 2019. Pregabalin and Gabapentin are being reclassifed as controlled drugs.

Please click the link below for full information

Important changes to be aware of

Bank Holidays

The surgery will be closed on the following Bank Holidays:

Wednesday 25th December 2019                   

Thursday 26th December 2019

Wednesday 1st January 2020

Friday 10th April 2020

Monday13th April 2020

Friday 8th may 2020

Monday 25th May 2020

Monday 31st August 2020

Fundraising events at your Surgery

Here at surgery we take part in many fundraising events, not only as a whole practice but as small groups and individuals too.

So far this year we have taken part in the London–Surrey Classic 119 mile bike ride, Macmillan Mighty Hike, Race for Life, Dr Kershaw's Colour Blast, Wear it Pink day and Children in Need.

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