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113 patients did not turn up for their appointments in July - 1 missed appointment costs the NHS £152.00. Please remember to cancel.

With effect from the 1st May the surgery will open 2 Saturdays a month, all the extended hours and increased access appointments will be done on these 2 Saturdays. Each month we will put a notice up in advance to say which 2 Saturdays we will be open.

SATURDAY OPENING IN August- Sat 11h 8:30 - 2:30, Sat 18th 8:30 - 2:30

Closed for training - please contact 111 for urgent medical attention during these hours.

11th September from 1pm

9th October from 1pm

The Leyland Collaborative

Practices in Chorley & South Ribble are working together in groups to offer weekend, bank holiday & weekday evening appointments for their patients. These additional appointments may be held at another surgery within the Leyland group rather than at Sandy Lane. Please be aware, regardless of the time or location of the appointment, you must ring Sandy Lane in normal opening hours to book or cancel an appointment. The group consists of the following practices SANDY LANE SURGERY, MOSS SIDE MEDICAL CENTRE, WORDEN MEDICAL CENTRE, CENTRAL PARK SURGERY & THE VILLAGE SURGERIES Croston and Eccleston.

We can now offer you an enriched Summary care Record

click here for more information 

Hepatitis A Vaccine shortage

We would like to make all patients who are travelling abroad aware that there is currently a national shortage of the Hepatitis A vaccine.  The companies who manufacture the vaccine are unable to say when this will become available therefore patients may not be able to have this before they travel.

Patient Online Services

We now have over 3000 patients who are using our on-line service Patient Access to book appointments, order prescriptions, There is also an option to view your medical record including test results and hospital letters. For more information CLICK HERE

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.

 

Welcome to Sandy Lane Surgery

"Achieving 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

Rowlands 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.

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  

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(Site updated 30/07/2018)
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