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91 patients did not turn up for their appointments in December. 

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

To see our Christmas opening times please click here Christmas opening times


  • Sat 8th December 8:30 - 2:30

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

  • 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

  • THE VILLAGE SURGERIES Croston / Eccleston

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 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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Sandy Lane Surgery, Leyland, seeks a Part-time Medical Secretary (30.5 hours per week)

We would like to recruit a part time Band 3 Medical Secretary to join our friendly team.  The position is for 30.5. hours a week over 4 days (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) with flexibility to work between 8.00am and 6.00pm.

Previous GP Practice Medical Secretary experience and a typing qualification is preferred.

Aside from having outstanding secretarial skills, the successful applicant should be reliable, hardworking and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  A calm and caring manner is essential with the ability to multitask and cope in a busy office environment.

Applicant must be flexible and be willing to work extra hours to cover holidays and sickness.

Closing date: 21 January 2019

Interview date: Monday 28 January 2019

Applications via the NHS jobs website or using the application form below.

Download the job description here Medical Secretary Job Description

Download the application form here Medical Secretary Application Form





Tracey Rodriguez

traceyTracey qulaified in 1985 and has been working as a practice nurse for the past 19 years. she has qualifications in asthma, COPD, diabetes and family planning/womens health.

Karen Slater

karenKaren qualified in 1995 and has worked as a practice nurse for the past 12 years. Karen has qualifications in Coronary Heart Disease,Asthma/COPD, Diabetes and woman's health.

Louise Martin

l martin

Louise qualified as a nurse in 2009 and worked as an acute neurosurgical nurse for 8 years before becoming a practice nurse. she is qualified in cervical cytology and immunisation and is currently working towards qualification in management of long term conditions.

Launa Henry

lhenryLauna qualified from the university of Central Lancashire in 2011 and joined Sandy Lane in 2018, she previously worked on the coronary care unit for 7 years caring for patients with cardio vascular disease. Launa is passionate about educating and supporting people to manage chronic health conditions.

Healthcare Assistants

Colleen Clitheroe

colleenColleen has worked at the practice as a Medical Receptionist since 2006. She has long expressed a wish to move into the Healthcare Assistants role and we were pleased to be able to accommodate this in 2017. She is currently completing her care certificate and ongoing training in the different aspects of this role.

Katie Holmes
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