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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.

Practice Booklet

Download a copy of our Practice Booklet - www.practicebooklet.co.uk/penn

PENNYGATE HAS A NEW NUMBER!!!

01942 807500

BIKE REVIVAL DAY - take a look! Big Bike Revival

Community session at Pennygate Medical Practice – linked to local ride group from Hindley Wednesday 17th August 2016

ARE YOU PART OF A MILITARY FAMILY?

Are you currently serving in the military, have ever served in the military or part of a military family (immediate family only)?

Please take a look at the attached poster - Are you a military veteran?


 

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


 

Shingles Vaccination

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

No

2.9.1945 or after

70

Yes

2.9.1944 to 1.9.1945

71

Yes

2.9.1943 to 1.9.1944

72

Yes

2.9.1942 to 1.9.1943

73-77

No

2.9.1937 to 1.9.1942

78

Yes

2.9.1936 to 1.9.1937

79

Yes

2.9.1935 to 1.9.1936

80 and over

No

1.9.1935 or before

 

 

Join In

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.

EMAILING_PATIENTS_POLICY.doc

 

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 21/07/2016)
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