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Glenroyd Medical Family Practice (established 1951)

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We offer a full general practice service and run specialist clinics in chronic disease management. There is also a Pharmacy at both surgeries.  The Practice boundary extends from South Shore to Anchorsholme and inland.

 

If you require medical advice when the surgery is closed, please dial 111 or alternatively if it is a medical emergency, please dial 999.



NHS prescription charges from 1 April 2018

From the 1st April 2018 prescription charges will increase from £8.60 to £8.80 for each medicine or appliance dispensed. To ensure that those with the greatest need, and who are not already exempt from the charge, are protected we have frozen the cost of the prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) for another year. The 3-month PPC remains at £29.10 and the cost of the annual PPC will stay at £104. Taken together, this means prescription charge income is expected to rise broadly in line with inflation.

Details of the revised charges for 2018 to 2019 can be found below.

Prescription charges

  • Single charge: £8.80
  • 3 month PPC (no change): £29.10
  • 12 month PPC (no change): £104.00


Views wanted on access to GP services

 

NHS Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) – the organisation which plans and buys healthcare services on behalf of residents wants to hear from local people about access to GP services in the town.

 

In 2017 the Extended Access service was launched. This service means that anybody registered with a Blackpool GP practice can book an appointment to see a GP, nurse or other health professional at Whitegate Drive Health Centre, upto 8pm in the evening or from 8am – 8pm on weekends.

 

You don’t have to have used this service to share your views. The CCG would like to hear from you on what you think about these evening and weekend appointments should you ever need to access them in future, have already accessed these or would never intend to.

 

All views are thoroughly appreciated. By completing this survey you will be helping the CCG to develop GP services which meet your needs and those of other local people.

 

For example, if the majority of people tell the CCG they wouldn’t be interested in seeing a GP or other clinician on a Sunday, then it may be decided not to offer Sunday appointments. This helps to make sure that only appointments which you have said are most convenient for you are offered, the right professionals are in place to deliver care and that the CCG doesn’t unnecessarily spend money on services which won’t be used.

 

To complete the survey please visit the CCG website here: http://blackpoolccg.nhs.uk/improving-access-to-general-practice-services/. The survey will close on Wednesday 16 May 2018.

 


 


Extended Access to GP Services

 

People living in Blackpool can now make an appointment to see a GP in the evenings and at weekends.

 

NHS Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the GP practices across the town are working together to make extra appointments available for people at a more convenient times.

 

All of the evening and weekend appointments will take place at Whitegate Health Centre on Whitegate Drive in Blackpool and should be booked by calling your own GP practice as normal.

 

 

Weekday evening appointments

Where to go?

Whitegate Health Centre, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool,

 

What time?

Appointments are available between 6.30pm and 8pm.

 

How to book?

Ring your GP practice as normal

 

Weekend appointments

Where to go?

Whitegate Health Centre, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool,

 

What time?

Appointments available between 8am and 8pm.

 

How to book?

Ring your GP practice as normal

 


 Patient Notice

The practice would like to apologise for the increased waiting times to see a doctor.  The practice has seen a reduction in their staffing levels and we are working to remedy this. 

 


Send us your comments

Is there anything about the practice you particularly like?  What do you think could be improved or changed?  Fill in our feedback form and let us know

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We aim to treat all our patients courteously and in complete confidence. We feel it is important you know who you are speaking to, so our Practice staff wear a name badge and identify themselves on the telephone.


 

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