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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

Invitation for patients aged 18-30 to attend day out at Alton Towers and lymphoma workshop.

I just wanted to let you know about a free workshop and day out that Lymphoma Action are running for lymphoma patients aged 18-30 at Alton Towers on Sunday 14th – Monday 15th October.

The workshop on Sunday 14th October, 11am-4pm, is part of our Live your Life programme which has been designed for people who have recently finished lymphoma treatment or are on watch and wait to help them adapt and find their ‘new normal’. The workshop forms part of the recovery package, and gives patients a chance to meet and share experiences and covers topics including:

-        Understanding lymphoma

-        Coping with emotions

-        Healthy living after treatment

-        Education and work after treatment

We are then offering people the chance to stay overnight at Alton Towers with dinner and accommodation included, and enjoy a free pass to Alton Towers on Monday 15th October.

If you would like further information please click on the link invitation letter and this will tell you how to apply for free place.

 



 

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. 

 


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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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