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Online Appointments & prescriptions
You can now book appointments & prescriptions online.  Please note that in order to book appointments, or order repeat prescriptions online you will need to register. This will involve obtaining secure password details in person from reception.

 Appointments

calendarTo make an appointment with doctor or nurse either telephone or call during our office opening times. The telephone is not transferred during lunchtimes apart from Wednesdays when we close at 1.00 p.m. Some details may be asked when you request an  appointment. 

Urgent Appointments

If you feel you need to be seen urgently, please tell the receptionist. She will ask the doctor to assess the problem and arrange an appropriate time.

ON LINE BOOKING - NOW AVAILABLE USING THE LINK AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE

Before you can start booking/cancelling GP appointments online (or order repeat prescriptions) you must first register your details for this service. 

It is quick and easy to register. You will need to come into the surgery for an application form and then you will be given the relevant details to enable you to set up an account and use the system 

Once registered you will be able to view any appointments you have already made and cancel them if necessary.

Improving patient access to GP appointments

last updated December 2016

We have made some changes to our appointment system

Appointments can be pre-booked up to 1 week in advance and some will be available to book via the website

You will be given the option of a telephone or a face to face consultation 

  1. You phone the surgery.
  2. The Receptionist takes details and a contact telephone number.
  3. The Doctors have asked the Receptionists to get brief details of the reason for the consultation as it helps them to prioritise the calls.
  4. You will be offered a telephone or face to face consultation with the doctor

Hubs and Opening Times - Wigan GP Access Alliance

Appointments are also available at hub sites in practices across Wigan outside of surgery hours

Please telephone 01942 482848

Hubs and Opening Times

 

NB:The days/times listed below are current working arrangements but may be subject to change in the future

 

Bridgewater, Leigh 

Monday-Friday 18:30-20:00

 

Kidglove, Golbourne 

Monday-Friday 18:30-20:00

 

Shevington Surgery, Shevington 

Monday-Friday 18:30-20:00

 

Ashton Medical, Ashton

Mon-Fri - 18:30-20:00

Sat - 10:00 - 16:00

Sun (1 Per Month) - 10:00-16:00

Bank Holidays - 10:00-16:00

 

Pemberton Surgery, Pemberton

Mon-Fri - 18:30-20:00

Sat - 10:00 - 16:00

Sun (1 Per Month) - 10:00-16:00

Bank Holidays - 10:00-16:00

 

Pennygate Medical Centre, Hindley

Mon-Fri - 18:30-20:00

Sat - 10:00 - 16:00

Sun (1 Per Month) - 10:00-16:00

Bank Holidays - 10:00-16:00

 

Tyldesley Health Centre, Tyldesley

Mon-Fri - 18:30-20:00

Sat - 10:00 - 16:00

Sun (1 Per Month) - 10:00-16:00

Bank Holidays - 10:00-16:00

REMEMBER - many Minor Ailments can be treated (free) by the local Pharmacist:-  

BACK ACHE, SPRAINS AND STRAINS

HAEMORRHOIDS

MINOR FUNGAL INFECTIONS OF THE SKIN

COLDS

CONJUNCTIVITIS

CO NSTIPATION

COUGHS

DIARRHOEA

EARACHE

HAY FEVER

HEAD LICE

HEADACHE AND FEVER

HEARTBURN AND INDIGESTION

INSECT BITES AND STINGS

MILD ECZEMA AND DERMATITIS

MOUTH ULCERS

NAPPY RASH

SORE THROAT

TEETHING

THREADWORM

THRUSH 
 

DOCTORS USUAL APPOINTMENT AVAILABILITY

 

Please note that this changes when doctors are undertaking other clinics, or taking annual leave.

 

 

                                      Monday         Tuesday        Wednesday    Thursday        Friday

 

DR SMITH                                        a.m./p.m.         a.m./p.m.         a.m./p.m.        a.m./p.m.         

 

DR SUTTON             a.m./p.m.                                          p.m.                                         p.m.

 

DR MacMILLAN      a.m./p.m.        a.m./p.m.          a.m./p/m.       a.m./p.m.       

 

DR LEWIS                                        a.m./p.m.          a.m./p.m.        a.m./p.m.

 

DR VERNON            a.m./p.m.         a.m./p.m.         a.m. /p.m.                               a.m./p.m.

 
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