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Swanlow Medical CentreDene Drive Primary Care CentreDene DriveWinsford, CW7 1ATTel: 01606 - 544644
Flu vaccinations - support us to support you!
If you are eligible for a free flu vaccination we will be inviting you in for you vaccine in a slightly different way this year. Because some of you will be higher risk than others we will be prioritising who we see when. Please wait for either an email, text, letter or phone call from us to book in.
Organising the flu clinics is very costly and we have already bought and paid for a vaccination for you if you are eligible. We would really appreciate it if you supported us and have your vaccine done with us; we are in a safe controlled environment with all the necessary PPE, social distancing rules and we have immediate access to your medical records should the need arise.
We do NOT ask any other organisations e.g.supermarket, chemists to do the flu vaccine on our behalf as this takes funding away from us. We have doctors, nurses, reception and admin staff all prepared to come in during weekends so we can offer you a first class service and ensure you are safe to the best of our ability.
Monday to Friday our telephone lines are open from 8.00 am - 6.30 pm.
On a daily basis if you require an urgent appointment, with an acute medical emergency you can either choose to have a telephone consultation with the GP or you may be offered an Urgent appointment with a GP on the day you are calling.
Emergencies take priority at all times, so be prepared for unavoidable delays.
Please see "Clinics outside of core hours" tab above
For details of the days when the practice closes at lunch time for training see Dates for PLT 2020
Morning & Afternoon
Morning & Aternoon
Morning & afternoon
This service will operate from 6.30pm - 8.00am on weekdays and 24 hours at weekends and on Public Holidays.
To access this service, ring 111 where an assessment will be made by an experienced Triage Nurse. You will then be either given advice over the telephone, a home visit, an appointment at Northwich Infirmary NEW Centre or Leighton Hospital, or referred to a Community Pharmacist or other services.
If you have an emergency and if a Doctor is not available immediately, please make use of the EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE by dialling 999.
For urgent problems during surgery hours, please telephone 01606 544644. Surgery hours are between 8.00 am and 6.30 pm on Monday to Friday. In an emergency outside the surgery hours, please telephone 111 between 6.30 pm and 8.00 am, or the surgery number where you will automatically be put through to ‘Out of Hours’.
In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS 111 on 111 to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
PLT Dates 2020
On these days the practice closes for dedicated learning time. The morning surgery is as normal and we close at 1pm and reopen at 5pm.
In case of an emergency please phone NHS 111 on 111.
We now offer consultations via Skype or Facetime (if you have an iPhone). If you are interested in this and would like a consultation with a GP via Skype or Facetime please ask when making your appointment.
Monday 7am to 8am
Andy Lockhart - Physiotherapist
Practice Nurse - Melanie
HCA - Chris Jones
Dr Oxley - ad hoc basis
Monday 6.30pm to 8pm
Gail Bridgwater (ANP)
Dr Griffiths and Dr Kemsley will either do Monday evening and/or Tuesday evening
Tuesday 7am to 8am
Gail Bridgwater - Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Tuesday 6.30pm to 8pm
Wednesday 7am to 8am
Thursday 7am to 8am
Friday 7am to 8am
Practice Nurse - Anita