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.


Did you know you can make appointments and access your Medical Records on-line?



No waiting on the ‘phone

See the list of all the doctors and nurses that are available

Coordinate appointments with doctor and nurse

Arrange appointments even when the surgery is closed

See test results

Get more information about any illnesses or conditions you may have

Read letters to and from consultants

Follow the progress of any hospital referrals

In emergencies - access your medical information even when you are away from home

Check the accuracy of your records

Use the record to complete travel insurance proposals

Get a better understanding of any illnesses or conditions

Develop a better dialogue with your doctor

Check your medication


NB you will still need to ring the surgery for special or double appointments


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