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Welcome to Pennygate Medical Centre
With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisation
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
Download a copy of our Practice Booklet - www.practicebooklet.co.uk/penn
PENNYGATE HAS A NEW NUMBER!!!
Pennygate down on flu targets this year
The surgery has just received the results of flu uptake for 2015/2016 and we are below the national target.
To help us understand why patients that are eligible for a flu vaccination have decided not to have one this year, please could you take the time to complete our short survey by clicking on the link below:
GP HUB - EXTENDED ACCESS SERVICE - RIGHT CARE, RIGHT TIME
From 1st July 2015 you can book an appointment to see a GP until 8.00pm weekdays and between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
The Wigan GP Extended Hours now offer appointments with Nurses for a variety of services and reviews between 18:30pm – 20:00pm weekdays and 10:00am – 16:00pm Saturdays.
The appointments are for:
- Cervical Smears
- Contraceptive pill checks - (not the depo provera injection)
- Long Term Condition reviews:
- COPD reviews
- Asthma reviews
- Diabetes reviews - (annual bloods need to be done a few days before the review date)
- Peripheral Arterial Disease reviews
- Ischaemic Heart Disease reviews - (annual bloods need to be done a few days before the review date)
- Stroke reviews
- Atrial Fibrillation reviews
- Heart Failure reviews
(Ask our call handlers or refer to the website for the list of long term condition reviews available – and book a double appointment)
Tele: 01942 482848 or refer to our website: www.wigangpalliance.org
ARE YOU CURRENTLY TAKING ANTI-COAGULATION MEDICATION???
Please see the information below.
Wigan Clinic - INR
Patient information leaflet - INR
The surgery will also be offering the shingles vaccine to patients aged 70 and 78, however if your birthday falls between the following days, you are still able to have the vaccine:
Age on 1st September 2015
Eligible for shingles vac 2015/16?
Patient’s date of birth is
69 or under
2.9.1945 or after
2.9.1944 to 1.9.1945
2.9.1943 to 1.9.1944
2.9.1942 to 1.9.1943
2.9.1937 to 1.9.1942
2.9.1936 to 1.9.1937
2.9.1935 to 1.9.1936
80 and over
1.9.1935 or before
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
Email correspondence with patients.
Would your preferred method of contact be email rather than letter? If so please read the attached policy and return the signed consent form to the surgery.
IMPORTANT PATIENT NOTICE - The Health Improvement Network (THIN) - Patient Data Collection
Please take a minute to read the notice below:
Patient Data Collection
(Site updated 28/04/2016)