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.


If you have a health condition that cannot be treated by a pharmacist call NHS 111 or go online, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. By contacting NHS 111 before going to an Emergency Department (ED) or Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC), it will ensure you GET THE RIGHT HELP in the right place, help keep you, your family and friends SAFE by avoiding too many people being in the waiting room and help you be seen in an agreed time slot.

The Primary Care Access Service (PCAS) also offers appointments with a healthcare professional to patients who require urgent but not life-threatening assistance at one of the five neighbourhood hubs via NHS 111. Find out more at: 

Getting advice from a local pharmacist first is the best first step for a minor health concern on bank holiday Monday 31st May.

If you have a health condition that cannot be treated by a pharmacist call NHS 111 or go online, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you attend the emergency department without an appointment when you do not have a life-threatening emergency, you may be referred elsewhere for treatment or be assisted to use NHS 111.

Find out about pharmacy opening times here:

If you have a life threatening medical emergency please dial 999.

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