New Appointment Service for Out of Hours:
The practice now have a new service for patients who can not attend appointments due to work commitments or when the practice has no appointments to offer. These appointments are all bookable appointments and you will see a doctor, this may not be your own doctor but he or she will have access to your medical records with your permission. These appointments are at various locations within the Oldham area between 6.30pm to 8.00pm weekdays and 10.00am to 2.00pm weekends. To book an appointment please ring 0161 934 2827. Please note this is not a walk in service and is for routine appointments only.
When The Surgery Is Closed:
The following arrangements have been made for your care, when needed, out of surgery hours. If you have a genuine emergency which cannot wait until the surgery is open, please ring the practice number 0161 344 8150 and your call will be diverted to the out-of-hours service.
Clinicians are available to speak to you and decide whether you need to be advised over the telephone or seen either at the attendance centre or in your own home. If you need advice about a health problem, please contact NHS111 where trained nurses will help and advise you.
Some problems need a 999 call. If in doubt, please ask the receptionist if the doctor is not immediately to hand.
For emergencies such as sudden collapse, severe breathlessness, chest or stomach pains, ring 999.
For accidents and injuries, please go to the local A & E department at the hospital.
In less serious cases (ie not life-threatening), please call NHS 111 for advice and guidance.
Oldham Urgent Care Centre
Formerly the walk-in centre, the UCC offers fast, convenient access to local NHS advice, information and treatment and is open between 8.00am and 8.00pm 7 days a week. It is located on at the Ground Floor, Integrated Care Centre, New Radcliffe Street, Oldham OL1 1NL. Tel No 0161 785 7520.