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.


Rights & Responsibility

As a patient, you can expect ….

To be treated with courtesy and with respect at all times

To have details about you, including your medical records and anything you say treated in confidence by all members of the practice team. Confidentiality applies to all patient consultations including under 16s and to all patient data. All practice staff are bound by practice rules of confidentiality.

To be given an explanation if your appointment is delayed

To be able to access information about your medical treatment

To be informed of services offered by the practice through the practice leaflet, website and newsletter

To be able to make queries, suggestions, compliments or complaints about the service and treatment you receive

As a patient, you have a responsibility ….

To treat the doctors and staff with the courtesy and respect which you may expect to receive yourself

To inform the surgery of any change of contact address or telephone number

To attend appointments on time or give reasonable notice of cancellation and attend follow up appointments as requested

To request repeat prescriptions in good time

To tell clinical staff if you are uncertain or don’t understand any aspect of your treatment and need more information

To inform yourself about your health and keep up to date about your medication, illness and treatment

To take any medicines as advised and seek medical advice before stopping or changing treatment

To treat other patients with courtesy and respect

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