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.


Telephone Consultations and Advice

For many problems you may not need to have the inconvenience of coming to the surgery, but alternatively can arrange a telephone consultation with the doctor form the comfort of your home or office. 

Telephone consultations can be used, for example, for:

  • advice on minor illness
  • discussion on results of tests or recent hospital appointments
  • many medication reviews
  • queries on medication

In addition, the doctor may ask you to book a telephone consultation for a follow up after a face to face consultation.

We hope that you find telephone consultations a helpful way to access your doctor.

If you are unsure whether you need to see or talk to a doctor, our practice nurses are available for telephone advice every morning.


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