Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Swanlow Medical CentreDene Drive Primary Care CentreDene DriveWinsford, CW7 1ATTel: 01606 - 544644
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
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