In order to make best use of our limited resources, we need to ensure you’re booked the correct appointment – either a telephone or face-to-face appointment, with the clinician who can best help:
Some of these services are also available out of the 7 day Hub sites: Firsway, Flixton Road, North Trafford & St John’s Medical Centres - these services are marked in italics & these appointments are booked through our reception team on 0161 905 4711.
*for travel advice/injections outside Europe, please book a telephone consultation with the Practice Nurse, first.
For minor ailments such as rashes, skin irritations or infections, chest or ear, nose and throat infections, acne, that your local Pharmacist is unable to help with. Our staff will help you decide if this is a suitable option for you.
For more complex problems than minor ailments: in reality, a good proportion of what the GPs may usually see. Not usually suitable for mental health matters though, which are better booked with a GP.
If you have something you want to discuss with your doctor – an ongoing matter or for something they don’t need to examine you, please ask for a telephone consultation. This allows you to speak to your GP without having to travel to and wait in the surgery.
The GP will ring you on your number of choice (in the UK) within an hour of the booked time, and this telephone consultation is scheduled to last five minutes.
A 10 minute consultation with a GP may be best if –