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124 patients did not turn up for their appointments in OCTOBER 

1 missed appointment costs the NHS £152.00. Please remember to cancel.

SATURDAY OPENING IN November/December 

  • Sat 10th November 8:30 - 2:30
  • Sat 24th November 8:30 - 2:30
  • Sat 8th December 8:30 - 2:30

We will be closed For Staff Training on the following dates.

  • Tuesday November 13th from 1pm
  • Tuesday January 8th from 1pm
  • Tuesday February 12th from 1pm
  • Tuesday March 19th 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 / Eccleston
  • STATION SURGERY 

We can now offer you an enriched Summary care Record

click here for more information 

Patient Online Services

We now have nearly 4000 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.

 

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New Patient Registration

Sandy Lane Surgery extends a warm welcome to new patients who live within our practice area.   You can see if you fall within our area by entering your postcode in the catchment area tool below. 

To register you will need to complete and return a registration form.  You can obtain one of these from reception or you may print off a registration form from both these links GMS1 and Registration Form both forms need to filled in please.

We ask all new patients joining the practice to complete a health questionnaire and make an appointment for a new patient registration check with one of our Health Care Assistants. It may take several months for your full medical record to reach us and attending this check makes sure that we know important information about you e.g repeat medication, allergies, immunisation status and current medical problems.

We need to know if you have any communication/information needs due to a disability, impairment or sensory Loss. If you do please download this form  COMMUNICATION REQUEST FORM and bring it with you when you register.

Medical treatment is available from the date of registration.  Simply call in for a registration form or contact reception for further information.

Please make sure we have your mobile telephone numbers and email address as we now send out appointment confirmations, reminders and blood results using these methods. If you do not wish to receive TXTs you must OPT OUT please let reception know.

If you have a home computer tablet or smart phone please also bring your passport or driving licence and a utility bill with you,  you can then register for Patient Access Level 1, our on-line service click here for more information . This allows you to order repeat prescriptions, book and cancel appointments and view your medical records on-line.

To read more about how your records are transferred between surgeries click here

 
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