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.


Find out how you can get the right care in the right place for your health concern on bank holiday Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June.


If you have a minor health concern on bank holiday Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June, there are several pharmacies open in #Tameside and #Glossop.

For details go to

Getting advice from a local pharmacist is the best first step for a minor health concern on bank holiday Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June.

Find out about their opening times and how you can access healthcare at

There are emergency dental appointments available on bank holiday Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June 2022.

You can call your local dental helpline on 0333 332 3800 to get advice and they will advise how to make an appointment, should you need one.

When you think you need A&E, contact NHS 111 by phone or online.

NHS 111 will help you find out what local service can help you.

Depending on the situation, we can:

  • Book you in to be seen at an Accident & Emergency (A&E)
  • Direct you to an alternative, more appropriate local service
  • Connect you to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP
  • Arrange a face-to-face appointment, if required
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