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Flu Clinics
Flu clinics are now available. They are being held in Glossop on Saturday 30th September, Saturday 7th October and Saturday 21st October. Hadfield Surgery clinics are Monday 2nd and 9th October and Tuesday 3rd and 10th October. Please telephone reception to make an appointment
Health Status Information
The practice records data such as height, weight, smoking status, alcohol consumption and ethnicity in order to maintain up to date and accurate medical
records for all its patients. If you are not a regular attender at the surgery you may be asked this information during your consultation with a clinician, even if it does not relate to the problem you originally came in for.

Appointment booking

You can now book your appointment online. For details of how to do this and how to register for this service, please click the link below

When we are closed

If you need medical help for a serious medical emergency please telephone 01457 860860 and follow instructions to contact our out of hours service, NHS 1-1-1.

Telephone 1-1-1

Ashton Primary Care Centre is open 8am - 8pm 7 days a week. No appointment needed, For advice and treatment of common illnesses and minor injuries. 0161 342 7050

.Medical Students

Fifth year medical students, in their final year pre qualification, are working with us August to March each year. If you do not want a medical student to be present at your consultation, please let reception staff know.

Telephoning the surgery

Please listen to the information given and key in the appropriate numbers in order to be directed to the department or services that you would like.

 

Help us to help you

APPOINTMENTS

ONLY ONE PROBLEM TO BE DISCUSSED IN ONE TEN MINUTE CONSULTATION

Before your appointment

  • Write down your two or three most important questions.
  • List or bring all your medicines and pills - including vitamins and supplements.
  • Write down details of your symptoms, including when they started and what makes them better or worse.
  • Ask for an interpreter or communication support, if needed.
  • Ask a friend or family member to come with you,if you like.

During your appointment

  • Don't be afraid to ask if you don't understand. For example,'Can you say that again? I still don't understand.'
  • If you don't understand any words, ask for them to be written down and explained.
  • Write things down, or ask a family member or friend to take notes.

Before leaving your appointment

Check that:

  • you've covered everything on your list
  • you understand, for example 'Can I just check I understood what you said?'
  • you know what should happen next - and when.

Ask:

  • who to contact if you have any more problems or questions
  • about support groups and where to go for reliable information, and
  • for copies of letters writtern about you. You are entitled to see them.

After your appointment, don't forget the following

  • Write down what you discussed and what happens next. Keep your notes.
  • Book any tests that you can and put the dates in your diary.
  • Ask what's happening if you are not sent your appointment details.
  • Ask for the results of any tests and what they mean.
  • You can view your records on line, if you have registered for this.
  • You can book a telephone consultation with your doctor to discuss your test results.

 



 
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