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.


You can self refer to a number of services without seeing the doctor. Below is a list of all the services you can refer yourself to and a link to the referral form (if required).

Live Life Better (weight management classes)

Counselling Healthy Minds (over 16)

Counselling 42nd Street (11-18 years) 


MSK Physio referral form

Alcohol and Drug Support

Drug misuse.docx


Eye Problems/Opticians see participating Opticians here - 

Cataract and Glaucoma RR List July16 V2.pdf


Podiatry Referral.doc

Podiatry Referral form

Dental Urgent Care (In Hours) - 0161 476 9649

Dental Urgent Care (out of hours) - 0161 337 2246

Termination of Pregnancy - 0845345 0161

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