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IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please note that the surgery will be closed from 12.30pm on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 for staff training. The surgery will reopen as usual from 8am on Thursday 24th May 2018.

Closure

Please note that the surgery is closed from 12.30pm on Wednesday 25th April 2018 for mandatory staff training.

The surgery will reopen as usual from 8am on Thursday 26th April 2018.

Need Urgent Dental Care?

If you need help with an urgent dental problem, call our helpline, available from 9am to 9:30pm everyday, including weekends and Bank Holidays.

0161 476 9651 (Local Rate)

Local dental providers offer NHS urgent dental clinics across Cheshire and Merseyside, with urgent appointments for patients who need urgent treatment, advice and support on dental queries or referral to other services.

The service is provided according to strict clinical criteri

a and when you call you'll be assessed by a member of our clinical team to make sure your problem come under either:

  • Trauma - this is usually caused by a blow to the face, a lost filling is not classed as a trauma.
  • Swelling of the face
  • Bleeding, uncontrolled, such as after an extraction
  • Pain that can't be controlled by pain relief medicines.

If you're given an appointment and your problem doesn't fit of the above, you'll still have to pay the NHS fee but may receive advice and not treatment.

Clinic times vary.and at busy times or when your local clinic's not available you may be offered an appointment at an alternative location.

Please not: this is an appointment only service - we do not operate a "drop in" service at any of our surgeries

Teaching and Training

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In 2004 the practice became accredited as a training practice for new GPs.

Dr Holden and Dr Parr are experienced GP trainers. Dr Lawson has become a GP trainer more recently. And Dr Newton will hopefully be joining them as a trainer herself fairly soon. We have GP registrars attached to the practice on a regular basis. Our registrars are fully qualified doctors who have a great deal of hospital experience. Registrars are attached to the practice for 6 or 12 months and usually become general practitioners after completing their training.

Since August 2006, we have also had a Foundation Grade trainee doctor attached to the practice. They are here to broaden their medical experience 1-2 years after qualifying as doctors, usually from Liverpool University.

We are also fortunate to have medical students attached to our practice.

When booking or attending for an appointment with your GP, you may be invited to consult with the medical students as well. The opportunity to meet patients face to face provides them with vital experience and helps them in the audit project which forms a statutory part of their training. You are under no obligation to participate in a consultation with a medical student and we will always respect your wishes should you elect to decline this invitation.

 
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