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  • Northenden Group Practice

    Manchester Mental Health Services Consultation.doc Upcoming Surgery Closures ​ No upcoming surgery closures. If you require medical assistance while we are closed please call 111 or visit ​ Our surgery phones are covered by the out of hours service daily between 1pm and 2pm. Calls during this time will not be answered by the surgery. ​ ​ Due to staff shortages we have no option but to close our Gatley phone lines from Monday 28.06.2021. We aim to resolve this as quickly as possible and we will post an update when the phones reopen at Gatley. We apologise for the inconvenience. We are still open and here for you. We are continuing to provide services as we have been doing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If you need urgent medical help but it’s not life-threatening, then make sure you use NHS 111 instead of going straight to A&E. You can contact NHS 111 by either calling 111 or visiting the website: If you need to go to A&E, NHS 111 will book an arrival time. This will mean you spend less time in A&E. This also helps with social distancing. NHS 111 is also able to direct to or book appointments at Urgent Treatment Centres, GP surgeries, pharmacies, emergency dental services and walk-in clinics. Remember if you or someone you know has a life-threatening illness or injury then you should still call 999 immediately. 111 Service Update Covid-19 Vaccination Update You may have seen in the media that we will soon be offering a third dose covid vaccination to anyone over the age of 12 who was severely immunosuppressed at the time of their first or second dose. This includes the following people: being treated for acute or chronic leukaemia at the time of vaccination with advanced Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Aids who have had a stem-cell transplant in the past two years who have had therapy for a solid-organ transplant in the six months before vaccination who have had immunosuppressive chemotherapy or radiotherapy in the six months before vaccination who have had high doses of corticosteroids in the month before vaccination Please be aware that those eligible for a third dose will be contacted as soon as possible, to discuss their needs and arrange an appointment for a third dose. These patients will not need to contact the practice. It is also recommended that individuals are reminded that household contacts of those who are immunosuppressed are advised to be vaccinated. Individuals aged 17 ¾ and over can book via the National Booking System and children aged 12 and over should contact the practice. Practice News ​ ​ Northenden & Gatley surgeries are still closed for walk in queries. Our telephone lines are open, however our call volumes are high so please try to use the online resources to contact us so we can help you with your query. ​ COVID UPDATE - 19th July Throughout the pandemic we have strived to make the surgery as safe as possible for all our patients and staff. We will continue to do so going forward. From the 19th July nothing will change at the surgery – patients will need to still wear a mask, socially distance and use hand sanitiser in the surgery and staff will continue to wear PPE. We do understand that it can be frustrating, but we know that when people come to us they are sick and vulnerable (and some cannot receive the COVID vaccinations due to medical reasons) so we feel it would be wrong to not take these small precautions that can protect people. In terms of opening up, as many of you know, we have never been shut and in fact have consulted with much higher numbers of patients than we did pre-covid (face to face, by phone, by e-consult and by video). We thank you for your understanding and co-operation. ​ ​ ​ Covering your face when you’re in the GP practice Even though the restrictions on wearing a facemask lifted on Monday 19 July, the guidance from Public Health England confirms that people must still wear a face mask in healthcare settings like your GP practice and hospitals. This is to stop the spread of Covid-19 and keep yourself and our staff safe when they’re at work. What does this mean for me? When you book an appointment with your GP you will have a telephone or online appointment where possible but if you need to be seen in person, a GP will book you into the practice. When you arrive at your GP practice, yourself and anyone accompanying you must wear a face covering such as a face mask. You can find out how to make a cloth face covering on the website . Staff in the practice will be wearing personal protective equipment. Doors and windows will be kept open to let any Covid particles out into the air. Your practice will take the necessary steps to make sure that the premises is Covid-19 secure and safe for you to visit. Remember to wash your hands regularly and use the hand sanitiser provided, keep your distance from people, and avoid touching your face. For more information about the current infection prevention and control guidance visit the Gov.UK website . ​ We are working alongside Manchester University to improve our Covid vaccination service. One of their students is collecting anonymous feedback to better understand the perspective of young people. If you are willing to spare a couple of minutes to help us improve our service, please follow this link: ​ We now have a Facebook page! Please visit us and click 'like' it to receive updates from us and share posts to reach the wider community. ​ You can find your NHS number at ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Due to the ongoing pandemic, we may ask you to access GP services differently. This is so we can limit face-to-face contact and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Please watch the following video for more information. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Anyone coming into the practice building will need to wear a face covering. Face coverings should not be used for children under the age of 3 and exceptions can be made for people with sensory needs and those who may find it difficult to manage them correctly. For more information:…/face-masks-and-coverings-to-be-worn-by… ​ Unfortunately we ARE NOT able to provide these for patients. Please see the following link for advise on how to make your own face mask: Open Letter to Patients - Primary Care Pressures Please click the Word document to read Prescriptions We are now accepting repeat medication requests via email on If you have a regular chemist you can ask them to order medications on your behalf however please be aware that they are currently very busy. ​ The quickest way to order your prescriptions is by registering to use online services. Please see the following for more information:

  • Staff | Northenden Group Practice

    Staff General Practitioners GP Partner Dr Bruce Jobling (Manchester 1992) MB ChB DRCOG DFFP Usual clinic days - Monday, Wednesday GP Partner Dr Naresh Kanumilli (Madras 1988) MB BS MRCGP DFFP Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday. GP Partner Dr Paul Wright (Manchester 1998) MB ChB Usual clinic day - Monday. GP Partner Dr Debbie Williams (Manchester 2001) MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP DFFP Usual clinic days - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. GP Partner Dr Yvonne Hindle (Liverpool 1992) MB ChB MRCGP DFFP DFMB Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. Salaried GP Dr Anne Thomas (Nottingham 1997) BMBS BMedSci MRCGP DFFP Usual clinic day - Tuesday Salaried GP Dr Rebekah Holmes (Birmingham 1999) MB ChB MRCGP Usual clinic days - Wednesday, Thursday. Salaried GP Dr Syahrul Idris (Manchester 2006) MBChB MRCGP DFSRH Usual clinic days - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Salaried GP Dr Ragini Desai MBBS 2002, MRCGP 2018 Usual clinic days - Tuesday, Wednesday Salaried GP Dr Peter Jordan MBChB 2010, BSc, PhD and MRCGP Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday, Friday Salaried GP Dr Jennifer Doyle ​Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ◄ 1 / 3 ► Please reload GP earnings All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. The average pay for GPs working at Northenden Group Practice in the last financial year was £49,661 before tax and National Insurance. This was for 4 full time GPs and 6 part time GPs. Practice manager Allison Hey ​ Assistant practice manager Paula Lock ​ Practice nurses ​ Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner Alison Morgan ​ Sister Katy Evans Sister Najmha Arqum Sister Ajitha Aju ​ Practice nurses provide the following services: ​ General health advice Dietary information Heart disease ECGs BP monitoring Asthma review Diabetic review Immunisations* Cervical cytology Blood tests Smoking cessation Our specially trained nurses provide travel health advice, immunisations and vaccinations. You need to make a 20 minute appointment 8 weeks before you travel. Please fill out and return a completed travel clinic form to reception at least 7 days before your appointment. A refundable deposit of £5 per patient is required when booking your appointment. Please note, we do not book the appointment until we have received the risk assessment and deposit. ​ ​ Other health professionals District nursing team Contact on: 0161 549 6170 District nurses provide holistic care to patients with chronic illness, terminal illness, incontinence, wounds and diabetes. Working mostly within client’s homes, District nurses provide support to patients and their families through assessment of need, care planning, multidisciplinary team working and implementation and evaluation of nursing care. Active case managers These are highly qualified district nurses who have been given an extended role. They will visit people who have multiple chronic disease and who may need high levels of health and social care support to pro-actively monitor their health. They are experts in many areas of disease management such as asthma and diabetes. Health visitors Contact on: 0161 215 2030 All health visitors are qualified nurses. Some health visitors are also qualified midwives or paediatric nurses and all have undertaken further training covering a wide range of community health issues. Overall, their role is to promote good health and prevent poor health. Their skills include: Children’s health and development Baby massage Parenting skills Sure start Public health / health promotion projects School nurses Contact on: 0161 215 2019 ​ The ultimate aim of the School Nursing Service is to see all children and young people reach their full potential. The majority of School Nurses work term time only. Their role includes: Assessing the health needs of individual children and formulating action plans where necessary Offering advice and support to families on a number of health issues Planning and delivering health education programmes Participating in health promoting activities in the community Supporting children with special needs, including those in need of protection Other support professionals ​ Community Midwives/ Community Podiatrist Alcohol Link Worker Community Drug Team - 0161 945 3624 - 0161 215 2010 - 0161 490 2251

  • Neighbourhood Working | northenden-gp

    Wythenshawe, Brooklands & Northenden Northenden Group Practice 489 Palatine Road Northenden Manchester M22 4DH 0161 998 3206 Park Medical Centre 434 Altrincham Road Wythenshawe Manchester M23 9AB 0161 998 5538 Brooklands Medical Practice 594 Altrincham Road Brooklands Manchester M23 9JH 0161 998 3818 Woodlands Medical Practice 9 Maple Road Sale Manchester M23 9RL 0161 962 1332 Northern Moor Medical Practice 216 Wythenshawe Road Wythenshawe Manchester M23 0PH 0161 998 2503 “We are guests in someone else’s neighbourhood” Manchester Local Care Organisation ’s Wythenshawe (Brooklands) & Northenden Integrated Neighbourhood Team (INT) is working towards a new model of neighbourhood working across Manchester . It's one of the 12 INTs in the city - each working across an approximate population of 30-50,000 people. On a practical level INTs bring NHS community health and adult social care services together to improve how they work for people. Staff will be located together in the same building and can work together. That means that district nurses, social workers and other staff meet each day, carry out joint visits and discuss the best plan for people in their care. As little as 10% of a population’s health and wellbeing is linked to access to Healthcare so the teams also work in the place they are based with other organisations (for example the police, council neighbourhood teams and housing), and importantly local community groups and people who live in the area to improve services. The neighbourhood team hold bimonthly Neighbourhood Partnership meetings and are committed to ensuring that plans, initiatives and solutions are genuinely co-produced, involving local residents, organisations and communities of interest. To find out more information about Wythenshawe and Northenden’s neighbourhood work please contact r Our neighbourhood area is: Northenden Group Practice Northern Moor Medical Practice The Park Medical centre Brooklands Medical Practice Woodlands Medical Practice To find out what's going on in the neighbourhood click here

  • Upcoming events | northenden-gp

    Wythenshawe, Brooklands & Northenden Northenden Group Practice 489 Palatine Road Northenden Manchester M22 4DH 0161 998 3206 Park Medical Centre 434 Altrincham Road Wythenshawe Manchester M23 9AB 0161 998 5538 Brooklands Medical Practice 594 Altrincham Road Brooklands Manchester M23 9JH 0161 998 3818 Woodlands Medical Practice 9 Maple Road Sale Manchester M23 9RL 0161 962 1332 Northern Moor Medical Practice 216 Wythenshawe Road Wythenshawe Manchester M23 0PH 0161 998 2503 What's on in Northenden and Wythenshawe Skill Up Sessions MAES / Manchester Adult Education Service are offering Skill Up sessions where residents can come for between 1-6 sessions to learn anything they need re digital. Sessions are face-to-face across venues in Manchester (and hope to stay open even after this Thursday restrictions). People will need to fill out on short online form. It used to be a drop-in but due to Covid, learners do need to book in advance and no obligation to attend all 6 sessions. LAB Project (Learn Achieve Believe) Hello, I wanted to let you know we are taking referrals now for our online LAB Project course that starts on 30 October. The LAB Project is a free two-week confidence building and work skills course for anyone aged over 19, unemployed and with a Manchester postcode. This digital version of the highly successful LAB Project (Learn Achieve Believe), which has motivated and up skilled learners for 25 years, aims to keep people connected, get them back into a routine and equip them with that confidence to move forward. LAB offers a unique blend of creative challenges and tutor mentoring to help learners match their skills and interests with further training, volunteering and current job opportunities. Runs over Zoom over 2 weeks Monday - Friday 10am - 1pm Participants will need internet access £50 voucher on completion A wide range of participants may benefit including : People who may need to participate in online interviews for training work in future People who have not worked for a long time Job seekers People seeking public facing or online contact work such as customer service roles Recent graduates or college leavers Parents and carers who are looking to get back to work People considering working from home Those soon to be or recently made redundant / indeed anyone considering their options We also run a taster session, called LAB Up, over zoom every Monday afternoon 2 - 3pm for anyone who is interested and would like to try some of our activities before deciding to commit to a longer course. For more information or to refer someone please email me or give me a ring. All the best and take care, Tess m. 07914255529 w. WHEN: Wednesdays. 1 – 3pm starting Wednesday 21st April. Six 2-hour sessions (live). WHERE: Online using video conferencing via the zoom app. Pre course group induction or one-to-one zoom help available. Contact: or call Ruth on 07527 127 786 to register for your free place or to find out more. Register online: "Would you like to encourage others to join you on group walks in your workplace, or community, or specifically for the Greater Manchester Walking Festival? If so, maybe we can help support with this by providing training. Northenden Age Friendly Newsletter Please click to view in full size We are thrilled to announce the opening of a community cInema and film club just set up in Northenden. It's called 'The Block' and can be found at West View Court off Royle Green Road . They will be screening evening performances on Thursdays, and some afternoons they will be running 'Feel Good Cinema' which are screenings for people experiencing memory loss issues including dementia. Not only is there a large screening area, but you will also enjoy full surround sound! Tickets cost £4 and include the first tea/coffee and biscuits. ​ ​ Getting Here - Transport There is parking available outside the cinema with a car park at the front and back. The cinema is close to bus routes on Longley Lane and Royle Green Road. From the bus stop on Royle Green Road, it is only a three-minute walk to the cinema down 'Greenway' and West View Road. It's a 10-minute walk from Palatine Road, if you take Church Road to Royle Green Road then Greenway on your left. ​ Postcode: For those using GoogleMaps or SatNav, the cinema postcode is M22 4LQ. ​ Please see their website for more details. Regular groups/meetings: Groups Meeting at Wythenshawe Forum Library Chess Club - Every Monday 1pm - 4pm, first floor ​ Paint Pot Art Workshop - Every Tuesday 12pm - 4pm ​ Knitting - Every Wednesday 1pm - 5pm ​ Anxiety Group - Every Saturday 10am - 12pm, Macmillan Room ​ Groups meeting in Northenden and Wythenshawe ​ Wythenshawe Good Neighbours - community lunches and information drop-ins for older people Tuesdays 12.30pm - 2pm, Northenden Social Club - lunch Wednesdays , Northenden Social Club - resource centre (information and advice) The Carers Trust - a place for carers to meet for refreshments and share thoughts, questions and worries. Led by a Carer Links Advisor. Every 4th Tuesday morning, St Aiden's Centre in Wythenshawe. ​ Occasional Choir - Fridays 7pm, St Wilfrid's Church Rooms in Northenden. Tel: 0161 998 2615 ​ Real Food Wythenshawe - Thursdays 11am - 4pm, Wythenshawe transport interchange, outside the Forum centre - Green Doctor (learn how to grow and look after plants) Fridays 10.30am - 1.30pm, Wythenshawe Park Horticultural Centre - Cooking with Confidence (learn how to cook from scratch) ​ Bideford Community Centre - activities and lunches throughout the week. Betty's@M23 Diner. BBs Charity Shop. Tel: 0161 946 0506 ​ Grand Day Out - enjoy good company and a range of activities for over 55s. Wednesdays 10am - 3pm, Forum Centre in Wythenshawe ​ Keystones Community Café - run by adults with learning disabilities. Every Thursday (except the first one of the month) 10am - 12pm ​

  • Covid-19 - old | northenden-gp

    Covid-19 latest information and resources Domestic voilence & Covid-19 Click to open Covid 19 advice for parents in Greater Manchester Click to see full document Click to view full size Covid Vaccine We know details around the Covid Vaccine are uncertain at the moment, but we would like to reassure our patients that we are working hard with NHS England so that we are ready to deliver the Covid Vaccines when they are made available to us. ​ The vaccine is now licensed and once we have details, we will be in touch with our patients, in order of eligibility. ​ We would ask if you could kindly avoid calling the surgery at the moment regarding this, as we do not have any further details at this time.

  • Covid-19 Vaccination Programme | northenden-gp

    COVID-19 vaccination update Please do not contact the practice to ask for a COVID-19 vaccination. You will be contacted when you are eligible. We have been asked by NHS England to start delivering the COVID-19 mass vaccination programme from 15 December. This will be done by working together with other local GP Practices (called a Primary Care Network) to provide the vaccines, rather doing vaccinations here at the practice. To enable everyone to get the vaccine in a safe and controlled way, a prioritisation list has been established so the vaccine can be delivered to groups who need it first. We will contact you when you are eligible to receive the vaccine and provide you with information about location and date, so please don't contact the practice to ask for a vaccine before then. We are working hard to plan the delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations, while continuing to deliver the largest ever flu vaccine campaign and supporting our patients with routine and urgent health requests. On that basis, we are unable to answer additional questions about the COVID vaccine. ​ However, to help answer your likely questions, we have tried to summarise the key information you need to know about the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination campaign, along with sharing details of the way patient groups will be prioritised: The vaccine will be given in order of priority to those at highest risk first. We will be in contact with you with information about where and when you will need to receive the vaccine. Please act on your invite when it comes, and make sure you attend your appointments when you arrange them. Please continue to abide by all the social distancing and hand hygiene guidance, which will still save lives. ​ What are the priority groups? Residents in a care home for older adults and their carers All those 80 years of age and over and frontline health and social care workers All those 75 years of age and over All those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals (excluding pregnant women and those under 16) All those 65 years of age and over All individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortality All those 60 years of age and over All those 55 years of age and over All those 50 years of age and over Rest of the population (priority to be determined) Click to see full screen COVID Vaccination Update ​ As many of you are aware, GP practices are now commencing with the Covid-19 vaccination, to do this we are required by NHS England to deliver this in particular age groups, to deliver in batches of 975 vaccines at a time and also to deliver this vaccine from one site. This means we needs to work collaboratively with other local practices to deliver this as a group to our patient population. The other practices we are working with are all within the Wythenshawe area. Therefore, we will be providing vaccinations at a venue local to all. We are so very pleased that we are able to start with the over 80's last week and we will continue to work down the cohort lists. ​ We are asking patients not to contact the practice regarding the Covid-19 vaccine as we will contact you soon via text message, telephone or by letter.

  • Advice for Patients during Coronavirus | northenden-gp

    For all the latest coronavirus information go to : LETTER FOR PEOPLE FEELING VULNERABLE OR AT HIGH RISK OF COVID-19 (CAN BE GIVEN TO EMPLOYERS) Click here Letter for people who are shielding (click here) Covid-19 Antibody Testing Please be aware that antibody tests will only be carried out if clinically appropriate. We are not routinely testing patients and we are awaiting further advice from the government. You still need to follow the social distancing and hygiene measures set out by the government, even if you've previously had the virus. Coronavirus Fact Sheets (click to view document) Being on your own How to stay safe Stay safe in June Face masks Face masks - 15th June Support bubble Shielding Update How to get a test Child exemption Exemption Help/Advice for new parents during lockdown Mental Health/ Well Being URGENT MENTAL HEALTH HELP/ADVICE: ​ Find a local NHS Urgent Mental Health Helpline : ​ You can call for: 24-hour advice and support - for you, your child, your parent or someone you care for help to speak to a mental health professional an assessment to help decide on the best course of care ​ Free listening services : These services offer confidential advice from trained volunteers. You can talk about anything that's troubling you, no matter how difficult: Samaritans : Call 116 123 to talk or email: for a reply within 24 hours Shout Crisis Text Line : Text "SHOUT" to 85258 or text "YM" if you're under 19 Childline : If you're under 19, you can also call 0800 1111. The number will not appear on your phone bill ​ 5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing : ​ Every Mind Matters, Looking after your Mental Health : ​ Maternity Services - St Mary's and Wythenshawe Hospital Click here to view document Smoking and Pregnancy Click here to view document Bereavement Help and Advice Bereavement Helpline: 0800 2600 400 Please note this is for immediate bereavement support and is available to anyone who may need it. NHS advice on grief after bereavement or loss : Cruse helpline : 0808 808 1677. Opening hours are Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings open until 8pm Advice on how to support children/young people with bereavement : or click PDF for leaflet ​ ​ Greater Manchester Bereavement Service : ​ If you’d like more information, further support, or to talk to someone about what is right for you, call LGBT Foundation’s helpline on 0345 3 30 30 30 or email Advice for Parents Click here to view full size Stroke Awareness Stroke Helpline : Call 0303 3033 100 or email . Regular opening times: Monday, Thursday and Friday: 9am – 5pm Tuesday and Wednesday: 8am – 6pm Saturday: 10am – 1pm Sunday: Closed ​ Supporter Care Helpline : 0300 3300 740 Your COVID Recovery As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind. These changes should get better over time, some may take longer than others, but there are things you can do to help. Your COVID Recovery helps you to understand what has happened and what you might expect as part of your recovery. ​ Public Transport For those who must use public transport, there are a few simple steps you can take to help keep everyone safe: ​ Wear a face covering. Keep a two-metre distance where possible on the platform, stop, station and on-board. Wash or sanitise your hands regularly and carry your own hand sanitiser. Use contactless payment methods or smart ticketing where possible and use exact change if cash is needed. COVID- 19 Guidance ​ Click the link to find this information leaflet in alternative languages: Emergency Contact Card Click the link to find this information leaflet in alternative languages: Diabetes Advice and Fact Sheet Diabetes Advice Diabetes Fact Sheet Help the fight against COVID-19 Click here to view full size Keeping Well at Home Click here to view document Keeping safe whilst Isolating Click here to view document

  • Carers Manchester | northenden-gp ​ Contact Point 0161 543 8000 (Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm except bank holidays, and 10am – 6pm on Wednesdays) Email -

  • Citizens Advice | northenden-gp

    Specialist Clinics/Appointments ​ Citizens Advice Northenden Group Practice are working with Citizens Advice Manchester to offer an 'Advice on Prescription' service. We know that many of the issues you face can't be fixed by a GP, but speaking to a trained adviser about your concerns may help you to feel healthier and happier. CAM can help with issues around welfare benefits, dent and money, housing, employment, energy and much more. To use the service, use the telephone provided in the surgery, ask a member of the practice team to refer you in, or click here to refer yourself in. Click Here The Northenden surgery has a dedicated phone for patients to use to contact Citizens Advice. ​ Please ask at reception for more information Picture1 Picture2 Picture5 Picture1 1/5

  • Appointments | Northenden Group Practice

    Appointments with a doctor If you wish to speak to a doctor, you will be able to book either a telephone or a face to face appointment. These appointments will become available from 8am Monday to Friday and can be booked by telephone, online or by calling into the surgery. Whilst the majority of appointments are bookable on the day, there are a small number that may be booked up to a month in advance. ​ Do I need to call early? Yes - the Doctors' lists can get booked up when very busy. After this time it is the Duty Doctor who deals with emergencies only (this is when the lists are full or from 1.30pm onwards). How does this help patients? It cuts down the wait to see a doctor It avoids wasted time coming in to the surgery when you don’t need to. ​ How can I book the appointments online? To access appointments online, you will need to register for online services. Click here for further information and please ask at reception for an application form for password details. If you already have access, your registration will need to be checked to ensure this allows you to book appointments on line – please ask at reception. ​ How can I speak to a doctor when the surgery is closed? The out of hours service is now provided by NHS 111 . This means when the surgery is closed you will need to telephone 111 for assistance. This number is free of charge. ​ Due to the heavy demand for GP appointments, we kindly ask that you contact the surgery after 11am for test results and all other inquiries. Thank you for your cooperation. Manchester GP surgeries are there for you at evenings and weekends The practice, working in collaboration with Manchester Extended Access, is pleased to offer access to GP, nurse and HCA appointments during the evenings and at the weekends. To book appointments simply ask the receptionist who will arrange an appointment at a time and location that suits you best. This may not be at your usual practice, but the GP or Health Care Professional who sees you will have access to your medical record and can issue prescriptions if required and deal with other matters appropriately should the need arise. Click here for more information on the Manchester Extended Access Service Appointments with a nurse Appointments with nurse and health care assistants can be booked over the phone or at the desk at a time that suit you. Nurses offer the following services: General Health Advice Dietery Information Heart Disease ECGs BP Monitoring Asthma Review Diabetic review Immunisations* Cervical Cytology Smoking cessation *Travel Vaccinations can be complicated. Please make sure you plan several weeks in advance to ensure we can meet your requirements. ​ Arranging blood tests There are 3 choices: Book an appointment with the Phlebotomist at the surgery here Book an appointment through our surgery with the Healthcare Assistant at a neighbouring surgery Telephone 0800 092 4020 to book an appointment at one of the following sites: Withington Community Hospital Forum Health, Wythenshawe Wythenshawe Hospital Burnage Health Centre ​ ​