Central Park SurgeryBalfour StreetLeylandPreston, PR25 2TDTel: 01772 325110
Below is a full list of the clinics and services that we offer.
We offer shared care (your Doctor and the Hospital) during your pregnancy. Most expectant mothers have their antenatal checks at the surgery with a midwife. A Doctor is available if required.
Antenatal clinics are held every Friday from 9.00 with the Midwife in attendance. She is available for any patients who may have any queries about their maternity care. She can also be contacted directly at Chorley Hospital Tel: 012572 45193
Post-natal checks are booked with the Doctors. Please contact the receptionists to make your appointment 6 weeks after the birth of your baby.
The Doctors and Practice Nurse are available for confidential advice on contraception matters. Please contact the receptionists for your appointment. Routine checks/repeat prescriptions for contraception are carried out by the Health Care Professionals. The practice does not provide routine coil fittings or contraception implants.
By appointment only.
Development checks are offered to all children at 6-8 weeks and at seven months, including immunisation. You will be seen by the Health Visitor, the Doctor and the Nurse if your baby is due for his immunisations.
The Health Visitor can also be contacted on 01772 644445 for any advice you require for the well-being of your child. She is responsible for children from birth to age 5. Parents/Guardians will receive notifications via the local Community Health Services when the immunisations are due. Appointments are to be made with the Practice Nurse
The clinic is held every Thursday from 10.00am. Drop-in baby check-weigh is also available on this day.
For general screening, family planning advice, cervical smear and menopausal problems, smoking cessation. These appointments are available with the Practice Nurse by appointment.
Minor surgery is offered at the surgery, arrangements for which are initially requested by your Doctor. Please contact the receptionists for the range of minor surgery undertaken. The clinic is run by the Doctor and the Practice Nurse. The procedure will be explained to you and you will be asked to sign a consent form prior to any minor surgery.
It is recommended that patients with asthma and COPD are seen in the asthma clinic annually. This allows the nurse with specialist training to assess you, in order to help you to develop a self-management plan according to your needs. The clinic is run by the Practice Nurse.
It is recommended that patients with Diabetes attend for an anuual appointment with the nurse for a thorough health check. You may already attend the hospital but the Doctors would like you to attend the surgery for an annual assessment. The clinic is run by the Practice Nurse.
Practice Nurse Test Results
Please ring the Practice Nurse for your results, unless you have been instructed to see the doctors for your results.
Please ring 8 TO 10 DAYS AFTER YOUR TEST
TEL 01772 325110 BUT ONLY ON DAYS LISTED BELOW
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY FROM 2PM TO 2.30PM
Please understand that we are bound to maintain patient confidentiality and therefore results will only be disclosed to the patient, or to the parents of minors, i.e under the age of 16.
If you prefer you can also get your test results via our website. If you choose this option you will have to inform the surgery of your e-mail address to enable us to proceed. You will receive confirmation of a unique number allocated to you only (to ensure confidentiality) Keep a note of this unique number as you will need it to access your results. Please let Anne-Marie Miller(Practice Manager) know if you would like to receive your results by e mail.
All patients who suffer from the following conditions, will be invited to attend the surgery on an annual basis, to see the Practice Nurse or Doctor to assess your condition and any change of treatment that may be required, or any assistance and information you may need. Should you not want this assessment, please notify us, in writing. You will be removed from further invitations for the current year but will be invited to attend again the following year.
There is a dietitian who visits the surgery every 4 weeks on Tuesday from 2pm. A referral is required from the Doctor. This is faxed to the dietitian department and she will contact you directly for your appointment.
A counselling service is available. You will be referred by the Doctors. There is a waiting list for this service. The counsellor will contact you directly with an appointment date and time.
PhlebotomistA Phlebotomist attends the surgery every Tuesday from 9.00 to 10.30. Please make your appointment with the receptionists.
Minor Ailments SchemeFrom October 2004 you can contact the chemists for minor ailments. Please see the posters in surgery listing all the details of the scheme.
We undertake the following by arrangement.
All requests for letters, insurance forms should be submitted 2 weeks in advance to allow the Doctor time to complete and sign. Fees are payable for all the above work. Details of current fees are displayed in the surgery by the appointment desk.
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