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Welcome to the Surgery Chorley

Patients' needs are at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, youll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Important Information

 

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases.  The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

The risk to the general public is moderate.  If you have arrived back to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers:

Call 111 now if you've been:

  • to Wuhan or Hubei Province in china in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)
  • to other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
  • to Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
  • in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus.

Do not go to a GP Surgery, community pharmacy or hospital.  Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

Further information is available on nhs.uk

Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact.  A person can also be infected by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands.

The risk of being in close contact with a person with coronavirus or contaminated surfaces is very low at the current time, as members of the pubic who have visited Wuhan or Hubei Province, China are currently in isolation.

Testing of suspected coronavirus cases is carried out in line with strict regulations.  This means that suspected cases are kept in isolation, away from public areas of the hospital and returned home also in isolation.  Any equipment that comes into contact with suspected cases is thoroughly cleaned as appropriate.  Specific guidance has also been shared with NHS staff to help safeguard them and others.  Patients can be reassured that their safety is a top priority, and are encouraged to attend all appointments as usual.

Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:

  • Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch you cough or sneeze.  Then bin the tissue and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport.  Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.

You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England on nhs.uk

GP Patient Survey 2020

This years GP Patient Survey is out!! A small percentage of our patients may find they have received a copy of this years survey in the post. Here at the Surgery Chorley we take patient feedback seriously and hope you will have noticed the improvements we have made over the last year. We are dedicated to improving and enhancing patient experience and service so Help us to Help you by completing and returning the Survey. Your feedback is appreciated!

 

 

We're Moving!

Due to unforeseen circumstances our relocation to; 32-34 St Thomas' Road, Chorley has been delayed until late January 2020. We will keep you updated as and when we have a final moving date, at which point our new address will be;

Ann James House,

32-34 St Thomas Road,

Chorley,

Lancashire,

PR7 1HR

 

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your continued co-operation and patience.

 

 

Flu Vaccines

We are now taking bookings for flu vaccinations.

If you are;



    • 65 years old or over,

    • Pregnant,

    • have a long term medical condition,

    • are a registered carer or receive a carer's allowance,



To book your appointment please contact the surgery on 01257 513930 after 11am Monday to Friday or book online.

 

 

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The Surgery Chorley is now on Facebook! Like now to stay up-to-date with all the latest news, patient information & more.

 

 

Book your appointment online

We now offer a wide range of appointments with clinicians which are available to book online including GP Consultations, Telephone Consultations, Blood Tests, Blood Pressure Checks, Ear Syringing, Depo Provera Injections, B12 Injections, Prostap Injections, Depixol Injections and Cervical Screening.

 

 

 

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We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

 

(Site updated 19/02/2020)
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