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.


We provide specialised clinics where you can access high quality care specific to your needs.

Chronic Disease Clinics/Long Term Conditions Management 

If you have a chronic condition such as asthma, copd or diabetes or have a history of heart disease or stroke then we will ask you to attend one of our regular clinics for these diseases. Your review will be annually in the month of your birth. You can contact the surgery at any point during or after the month and make an appointment within the appropriate clinic, For further information relating to long term conditions please see the attached leaflet. Long Term Monitoring

Family Planning and Smears

Family Planning appointments are available in our special Thursday Evening Family Planning Clinics. 5.30 - 7.30pm . A smear clinic is also held at the same time on Thursdays.

Smears can also be booked during routine nurse surgeries

Child and Baby Immunisations

These clinics are held on Friday afternoons. It is important for baby's long term health that s/he is vaccinated. If you receive a reminder that a vaccination is due then please make sure you contact the surgery to make an appointment



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