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Chorley Hospital Update 

Chorley Hospital is running an urgent care service with a "walk in" facility between the hours of 8am and 8pm after this time you will need to ring 111 for advice. they will treat the following:-

Minor nose bleeds - Minor cuts / stings - Burns - Infections - Foreign Bodies in wounds ears & noses - Sprains/dislocations - Minor eye conditions - Minor chest neck and back injuries - Minor head injuries (no loss of consciousness or alcohol related) - Allergies - emergency contraception.

Sunday Opening  Increased Access Scheme

We are now open on the 2nd and 3rd Sundays of each month. Please note that from May we will be open on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month until 31st March 2017. The surgery will be open from 9:00 - 15:00 for routine and urgent appointment and the telephone lines will be open during this period. The doctors will not be available to do home visits.

If you attend the surgery without an appointment you may be directed to NHS 111 if you require medical assistance and the allocated appointments are already booked. You will be able to pick up prescriptions but requests received on Sundays will not be processed until Monday.

Dr Couperthwaite will be working at Sandy Lane from 10th March until 30th June to help alleviate the demand for appointments.

Patient Access - our online service has changed: You can now apply to see your medical records on line see Clinics and Services - Patient Access Online Service.

New surgery telephone number:01772 214700

Do you know who your allocated GP is?

As part of our contract we must now inform all patients which GP they are registered with at the surgery. This is simply an administrative task and you are still able to continue seeing the GP of your choice. If you do not know who your allocated GP is, ask someone next time you come to the surgery or email ann.walker3@nhs.net to find out - thank you

Telephone Appointments are available for minor queries or reviews if you do not need to be physically examined.

Use your Pharmacy for minor ailments

Remember your local pharmacist is trained to treat minor ailments such as coughs and colds, blood pressure checks, constipation, rashes / skin problems and headaches etc. Please ask at your local pharmacy.

 Mobile numbers / Text alerts / email address

If we do not have any of the above information for you please update us ASAP by phone or by filling in the form on this website to update your records. We are now sending you appointment reminders with a cancel option, clinic invites and blood results by SMS text. click here to update your records

NHS Health checks

We offer NHS Health Checks free of charge to all patients age 40yrs to 74yrs, who are not being monitored in any of our clinics such as the CDM or Diabetic clinics. These NHS Health Checks are done every 5yrs. If you think you qualify for a health check or have not had one in the last 5yrs please contact reception.

See our latest news for important information about how we handle yourblue_folder_lock personal data !!!

Welcome to Sandy Lane Surgery

"Achievinq Quality Care with Compassion and Dignity"

Established for over 40 years and with patients needs at the heart of everything we do our GP's, Practice Nurses and support staff are all committed to providing a high quality primary care service, working with you to maintain and improve your health.

We are a well regarded training practice and have GP Registrars and other Doctors working with us throughout the year.   In addition to the usual medical services including health promotion, chronic disease management, immunisations, family planning, child health, antenatal and postnatal care, the practice also carries out minor surgery procedures. We are also an approved yellow fever vaccination centre.

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 you will find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations. You will find updated health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Take a look at our LATEST NEWS for information updates.

Sandy Lane Surgery welcomes new patients.  If you have moved into the area and wish to register at our surgery we are currently taking new patients onto our list.

Sandy Lane Surgery Values

Sandy Lane Surgery places patient care as its highest priority. We aim to apply the following values at all times:

Confidentiality

Dignity and Respect

Accurate, Timely and Responsive

Safe and Effective

Continuous Learning/Development

Open and Honest

 

Disabled Access

The practice has made every effort to ensure easy access to the building and toilet facilities are available for the disabled. All patient facilities are located on the ground floor of the building and part of the reception desk has been lowered to facilitate wheelchair access.

There is a loop system for the hard of hearing. Please inform our reception staff if you wish to use this.

Breast feeding and baby changing

The practice is happy to accommodate breast feeding mothers and will allocate a private room on request. Baby changing facilities are available in both the male and the female toilets.

Pharmacy

Rowland Pharmacy is attached to the surgery and is used by the whole community.

Parking

We have a limited number of car parking spaces at the surgery, with 4 disabled parking bays. This is accessed from Sandy Lane.

Public Transport

Several bus services run close the Surgery. The closest bus stop to the Surgery is at Tesco, Leyland . There is a short path along the side of Tesco which leads towards the Surgery. It is no more than 2 minutes walking distance. The buses that run to Tesco Leyland include the: 109, 111, 115 and the 117.

Join In

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

Friends and Family Test

We would like to receive your feedback via the Friends and Family Test. You can follow the link on the right hand side or you can obtain a form from reception.

Guide to GP Services

This guide provides helpful information on all aspects of using GP services: from finding and choosing  a practice and how to get the most out of a GP consultation to accessing health records and understanding patients" rights and responsibilities".  Please click on the link below

 Guide to using your GP service 

 


(Site updated 25/05/2016)
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