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  • Need to speak with a GP or Nurse over the weekend? You can call us on Saturday between 8-11am or when we close, you can telephone the locality clinics on 01772 529200 on Saturday 8:00 - 13:00 or Sunday 9:00 - 12:00.

  • Check out our latest practice newsletter - May 2020! Just click here to view. 

  • For regular updates on advice and guidance on COVID-19 check out our Facebook page

  • Click here to see when we are closed for training.

  • We are now open on a Saturday morning and Wednesday evening at Broadway Surgery. Click here for more information.

  • Do you require an interpreter or translation services? Just click here.

  • Ready to take matters into your own hands? Try the new NHS App to check symptoms, get instant advice, book appointments, order prescriptions and more!

  • Ready to quit smoking? click here to get started! 

  • It is important to let us know if your contact details have changed. Click here to update us.

  • Are you new to online access or not even sure where to start? Just contact the surgery and ask to speak with one of our reception team. They can arrange for you to come in to the surgery to show you the basics.

  • Interested in the Couch to 5K challenge? Click here for your week by week description on how to begin!

  • Are you eligible for a shingles vaccination? You can use the eligibility calculator to check.

  • Could you be an organ/blood donor

  • INR testing and dosing at Ingol Health Centre!

  • Visit the following links to book GP appointments & order prescriptions online: NHS AppPatient Access / myGP app.

Clinics & Services

Local Blood clinics syringe

For a list of local phlebotomy (blood testing) clinics, please click here

Local Treatment room service

Greater Preston have local treatment rooms dotted around Preston for wound assessment and management, leg ulcer and vascular treatment and also specialist ear care. For a list of local treatment room services please click here. Please see the latest update on local treatment clinics in response to COVID-19.

INR clinics

On a Monday and Thursday at Ingol Health Centre, our nursing team run an INR clinic between 8am - 12pm. INR testing is for patients taking anticoagulant medication who require regular monitoring to ensure their INR levels are in good range. The nursing team will take a finger prick blood test which will determine your INR level. To book an appointment please contact the surgery. 

Family Planning Services

We offer a range of contraceptive advice and service during routine surgeries.

From April 2018 Dr Rangaswamy is also able to offer Coil Fitting and Implanon insertions/removals.

You can find more information on this clinic by clicking here

Travel Advice

General travel advice and a range of holiday vaccinations are available with the practice nurse. If possible please enquire at least 6 weeks before intended travel. (please click here for more information on what vaccinations we can/cannot provide under the NHS)

Minor Surgery

A variety of surgical procedures are performed after assessment by the doctor.

Joint injections are carried out by most of our doctors. Dr Walsh and Dr Rangaswamy also carry out excisions.

In response to COVID-19 we have postponed the Minor Surgery clinics until further notice. 

Child Development Clinic

The baby clinic is held every Wednesday between 13:00 and 15:00 at the Ingol Health Centre when a health visitor is present. In addition a baby vaccination clinic is run by the practice nurse.

pregnant_19Well Person Clinics

General health and lifestyle risk factors are assessed by the practice nurse. Appropriate lifestyle advice to reduce risk factors may be offered.

Maternity & Ante-Natal Clinic

All the partners offer maternity care during routine surgeries. We also have an ante-natal clinic run by the community midwife each week on a Monday afternoon at the Ingol Health Centre and Friday at Broadway Surgery

Immunisations

We strongly recommend all children are kept fully vaccinated. In addition all adults are encouraged to keep routine vaccinations updated.

Well Person appointments (Also known as NHS Health Checks)

If you are over 40 and do not currently have an annual review for a chronic disease, you will be written to inviting you to attend an NHS Health Check. More information on the NHS Health Check can be found here.

Cervical Screening

We currently recommend that women should have routine screening every 3 or 5 years depending on age. These are usually carried out by the practice nurse. For more information on Cervical Screening, click here

Cervical Screening appointments are also available via our weekend hub clinics. Please speak to reception for further information.

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

You can use the following template to record your own blood pressure readings at home.

Blood Pressure Monitoring (Weekly chart)

 
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