Pennygate Medical Centre

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be dealt with ... [continue] Access to medical records

Armed Forces Veteran Friendly Accreditation Pack

POSTER S2 Accreditation certificate Pennygate Medical Centre

Back and Spinal Pain Information

Please find some useful information on back and spinal pain in the link and video below. Spinal_Pain_Information.pdf

Bereavement Counselling

Losing a loved one can be an exceptionally difficult time, however there are self-referral counselling services throughout Wigan available to help deal with grief and loss. You can contact the ... [continue] Bereavement Counselling

Blood Tests and Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood and is performed primarily to diagnose and monitor a patient’s condition. It involves highly developed and rigorously tested procedures and equipment to ensure ... [continue] Blood Tests and Phlebotomy

Carers Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to ... [continue] Carers

Complaints and compliments

Patient Complaint Form If you have a complaint or concern about the service you have received from the doctors or any of the personnel working in this practice, please let ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

Coping With Covid

20210716 Hot Topic – Coping with Covid-19

Data and Information sharing with NHS Digitial

Please read the following link to help you make an informed decision about whether to opt out of data sharing with NHS Digital or not:   Please read the ... [continue] Data and Information sharing with NHS Digitial

Green Inhalers Campaign

  This week, NHS GM is launching a greener inhalers campaign. It aims to raise awareness of the environmental impact of some inhalers and encourage more patients to make the ... [continue] Green Inhalers Campaign

Healthy Start Patient Information

Are you receiving benefits? Do you have children under 4? Or are you pregnant? Healthy Start is a NHS benefit worth up to £1200 to help you buy fruit, veg ... [continue] Healthy Start Patient Information

How to register

If you live within our practice area you are welcome to register with us and our reception staff will be happy to guide you through the procedure. Eligibility can be ... [continue] How to register

Member or Family of the Armed Forces

Have you or a member of your family served in the Armed Forces? Are you currently serving in the military, have ever served in the military or part of a ... [continue] Member or Family of the Armed Forces

Monkeypox Vaccination Programme

Protecting you from monkeypox – information on the smallpox vaccination – GOV.UK ( You may be aware that the government have announced a monkeypox pre exposure vaccination programme for specified ... [continue] Monkeypox Vaccination Programme

New Online Maternity Referrals

There is a new way that expectant mum’s who wish to deliver their baby at Wigan Royal Albert Edward Infirmary can self refer in to the Midwife Services available. Simply ... [continue] New Online Maternity Referrals

Online Medical Questionnaire

When you register you will also be asked to fill out a medical questionnaire. This is because it can take a considerable time for us to receive your medical records. ... [continue] Online Medical Questionnaire

Patient confidentiality

The practice complies with data protection and access to medical records legislation. Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances: To provide further medical treatment ... [continue] Patient confidentiality

Patient Participation Group

December 2023 What is the Patient Participation Group or PPG? A Patient Participation Group (PPG) is a group of people who are patients of the surgery and want to help ... [continue] Patient Participation Group

Violent or abusive behaviour

We take seriously any threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against any of our staff or patients. If a patient is violent or abusive, they will be warned to stop their ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

Waiting for your hospital appointment or surgery

Following instruction from a clinician our medical secretaries make an onwards referral to the appropriate hospital department and all the information relating to that referral is sent to the patient. ... [continue] Waiting for your hospital appointment or surgery

Worried about your memory?

“I remember that birthday as clear as can be… but it’s a struggle to recall what i did this morning.” Should I worry? It’s happened to all of us at some ... [continue] Worried about your memory?

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014