Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Atherton Health CentreNelson StreetAtherton, M46 0LETel: 01942 481060
STAY HOME, SAVE LIVES
NHS111 ONLINE AT 111.nhs.uk/covid-19
FOR FULL INFORMATION CLICK THE COVID-19 LINK BELOW
DO NOT ATTEND SURGERY
Appointments available every day and weekends
You can also see a Nurse here for your Long Term Condition review (Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, IHD, Stroke, AF & Heart Failure) or a cervical smear test or contraceptive pill check.
6.30pm - 8.00pm weekdays or 10.00am - 4.00pm Saturdays
The surgery is open at the following times
Appointments are available through our GP Alliance Extended GP hours hubs as follows:-
MONDAY - THURSDAY 18.30PM - 20.00PM
FRIDAY 18.30PM - 21.00PM (Dedicated Extended Hours appts available - book through surgery) SATURDAY & SUNDAYS 10.00AM - 16.00PM
BANK HOLIDAYS 10.00AM - 16.00PM
Please call 01942 482848 for an appointment.
Between 18.30pm and 08.00am and all weekend and bank holidays, emergency medical assistance is provided by NHS 111. You can call them direct by dialing 111. Calls to the NHS 111 service are free from both landlines and mobiles.
Leigh NHS Walk-in Centre
You can also see an experienced nurse practitioner for treatment of minor injuries and illness at the walk-in centre at Leigh Infirmary, The Avenue, Leigh WN7 IHS Telephone 01942 264000 . It is open from 07:00 until 21:00 seven days a week. You do not need an appointment.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Contact the new 'WIGAN GP EXTENDED HOURS' service on 01942 482848
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