Ashton GP Service

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**Coronavirus update (Covid-19)**
If you have concerns that you may have been exposed to or become infected with Covid-19, please access NHS 111 online for guidance. DO NOT attend your GP practice or hospital emergency department. Further information is also available here. gtd healthcare's Covid-19 privacy notice for patients is available here. Covid-19 information is also available in British Sign Language.

Practice address

Old Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL6 7SR

Opening times

Monday, 08:00 - 18:30 Tuesday, 08:00 - 20:00 Wednesday, 08:00 - 18:30 Thursday, 08:00 - 18:30 Friday, 08:00 - 18:30 Saturday, closed Sunday, closed

Telephone

0161 983 0530

E-mail

ashtongpservice@nhs.net

Fax

0161 983 0531

Covid-19 vaccination programme

Please be assured, patients will be contacted immediately when it's their turn to be vaccinated. The order in which we are offering the vaccine is based on advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation. The risk of mortality from Covid-19 increases with age, therefore, prioritisation is given to those patients aged 80 years of age and over, and care home residents and staff. We will soon be moving to vaccinate the over-75s and housebound patients.

Patients are encouraged to make sure the practice holds the correct contact details, including telephone number and email address, as there may be circumstances whereby there is a short turn-around time to invite patients for a vaccine.

Further information is available here.

The NHS is currently under increased pressure due to the continued impact of Covid-19. This means that you may experience delays in the services provided at your GP practice. Please accept our sincere apologies and continue to check our website or follow us on Twitter for further updates.

Thank you for your co-operation and patience.

Welcome

Our aim is to provide our patients with the best possible healthcare services that are of the highest standard. As a patient, you will receive care that is responsive to your needs, and we will work with supporting organisations, where necessary, to achieve this. We pride ourselves on putting our patients first and in doing so, we will always take the time to listen and respond openly and honestly every time.

Please note, a telephone line is available at the practice, which gives patients direct access to Citizens Advice. The free service enables patients to discuss any concerns or issues while visiting the centre. Further information is available here. Citizens Advice can help you with a number of different issues, including completing forms, challenging decisions, managing emergencies such as bailiff actions, prioritising payments and dealing with fuel arrears.

For all patient and Covid-19 information please click here.

Primary Care Access Service

Registered patients across Tameside and Glossop can pre-book routine evening and weekend appointments with a variety of clinicians by speaking to a receptionist at the practice.

Also, when GP practices are closed, patients who have had a clinical assessment via NHS111 and/or gtd healthcare and require urgent but non-life-threatening assistance may be offered an appointment at any one of the five neighbourhood hubs.

This centre is one of the five neighbourhood hubs in Tameside and Glossop, which hosts the Primary Care Access Service. Appointments are available at a variety of hubs, seven-days-a-week.

Further information on the Primary Care Access Service is available here.

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