The Health CentreGeoffrey StreetPreston, PR1 5NETel: 01772 325060
Tuesdays from 1:30 pm. The Community Midwives are here to help you and one of the doctors is available for advice.
Please make an appointment to be seen.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Fridays 9.00 am to 11.00 am the Practice Nurse, and Doctor are here for baby's developmental check, weighing, immunisations, and general advice on bringing up baby.
Please do not bring a sick child to this clinic – please make an ordinary appointment.
The practice provides a full contraceptive service free of charge.
Please make an appointment with one of the doctors.
You are allowed up to 72 hours after FIRST unprotected sexual activity in any monthly cycle to get emergency contraception ('The Morning After Pill'), but it is more effective if taken in the first 24 hours.
We have a confidential emergency contraception service, which is a same day service. This service supports all ages but particularly teenagers. Please attend as soon as possible.
Are arranged for women aged 25 to 64. These health checks are every 3 to 5 years.
You can be seen by the Practice Nurse or any of the doctors.
Please tell the Receptionist that you need a smear when you make the appointment.
For travel advice & vaccinations, please book with the practice nurse at least 6 weeks before travel. We are able to offer up-to-date information and travel leaflets.
For further information please see our Travel Information page.
If you suffer from these complaints/conditions then you may be asked to attend for regular checkups.
Any patient between the ages of 16-74 who has not attended a consultation/clinic in the last three years can request a consultation for a health check.
We provide advice and perform some minor surgery such as joint injections.
Please ask Dr Hirst for an opinion.
The practice provides basic checks on new patients and the over 75s.
Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
We have special arrangements for HGV, PSV, Fitness to Drive, Insurance, and Employment medicals. Ask at reception. A list of current private charges for these examinations as recommended by the British Medical Association is available for you to see at Reception.
Urine tests, Pregnancy tests, Fitting of ring pessaries, injections for Testosterone, Prostap and Avanl SP are also available from the Practice Nurse Team. Please speak to the Receptionist to make the necessary appointment.
This is a Self-Referral Service for patients who need support for stress, anxiety, low mood and sleep difficulties. Go to www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Mindsmatter for an on-line referral form. Telephone the team on 01772 773437 Mon-Fri 9am to 50m.
Smoking Cessation Advisor
This is to support patients who have decided to stop smoking. Patients are referred to this service by the GPS. This is available at the Practice every Wednesday afternoon from 1pm starting 20.7.2016.
LCC Campaign which Aims to get Young Mums to Quit Smoking
Quit for Two
New On-Line Referral for Quit Squad
Smokers in Lancashire wanting to give up the habit for good are now able to sign up for stop smoking advice at the click of a button thanks to a new online referral form. The Trust’s Quit Squad has a new referral form on their website for people wanting to receive information on how to quit smoking for good as well as anyone looking for support with e-cigarettes. For Further infomation please visit www.quitsquad.nhs.uk. Please contact the surgery direct to book a one to one appointment on 01772 325060. Patients can self refer by contacting the service on free phone 0800 328 6297.
NHS 111 BSL Interpreter Service
NHS 111 offers a video relay service that allows patients to make a video call to a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. The BSL interpreter will call an NHS 111 advisor on the patient's behalf, meaning that the patient is able to have a real-time conversation with the advisor via the interpreter. This service requires a webcam, a modern computer and a good broadband connection.
To help ensure that patients are aware of the availability of this service, practices are asked to display this information on their websites.
For more information, including an online user guide, visit the NHS 111 BSL website.
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The Health Centre, Geoffrey Street, Preston PR1 5NE
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Wednesdays 1.00 – 4.00 pm
Every two weeks: no appointment needed
13 & 27 January
10 & 24 February
9 & 23 March
6 & 20 Aprilwww.arthritiscare.org.uk
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Please call between 11am and 3.30pm to enquire about your test results, as our reception staff will have more time to deal with your request.
Note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection, and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate, unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice.
It is your responsibility to check your results, and to make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.
We have recently set up a Remote Asthma Group where patients can remotely carry out spirometry testing rather than coming into the surgery for an appointment.
If you would like to join our Remote Asthma Group please contact Karen Pemberton, Nurse Practitioner at the surgery.
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Three years four months to five years old (pre-school):
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BLOOD TEST CLINICS
As with other surgeries the amount of blood test appointments we can offer can sometimes fall short of demand. Whilst we appreciate that patients first choice would be to attend their surgery for these tests, on occasion we might be fully booked for up to a couple of weeks ahead. Listed below is a choice of various other centres where you may have your test.
You may attend any clinic on the timetable, no appointment is necessary, but waiting may be unavoidable during busy periods, please arrive at least 15 minutes before the session ends to ensure you will be seen, as clinics close and blood tests are collected promptly. REMEMBER Don't forget to fast if this type of test is required or the blood test cannot be done, and remember take your blood form with you if you have been given one.
THE MINERVA HC
(no closure for lunch)
8.00am - 11.30am
SAUL ST CLINIC
8.45am – 11.30am
8.45am - 11.30am
8.45am – 11.30am
GEOFFREY ST CLINIC
1.00pm - 3.30pm
12.45pm – 3.30pm
1.00pm – 3.30pm
5.00pm - 7.00pm
NO CLINICS ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON
NB: Closed Bank Holidays.
Ashton Health Centre
69 Pedders Lane (on Ashton Park), Ashton, Preston, PR2 1HR
Croasdale Ave (Off Watling St Road), Preston, PR2 6UB
4 Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8JB
Geoffrey Street Health Centre
Geoffrey Street (Off New Hall Lane), Preston, PR1 5NE
Vicarage Lane (off Watling St Rd), Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8DW
Mon all day (closed 12.00 – 12.45), Wed all day (closed 12.00 – 12.45), Thurs am, Fri am
Ingol Health Centre
86 Village Green Lane (off Tag Lane), Ingol, Preston, PR2 7DS
Longridge community Hospital
St Wilfreds Terrace, Longridge, PR3 3WQ
The Minerva Health Centre
Lowthorpe Road – (PNE Site)
Deepdale, PR1 6SB
Mon am, Tues all day (closed 12.00 – 12.45)
Langden Drive (off Pope Lane), Ribbleton, Preston, PR2 6HT
Royal Preston Hospital
Sharoe Green Lane North,
Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9HT
Saul St Clinic
Sizehouse Street, Preston, PR1 2QU
NHS BREAST SCREENING PROGRAMME
Under the National Breast Screening Programme it is now the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation time to invite our eligible women from our Practice for breast screening.
Age extension randomisation is being rolled out nationally and your Practice has been randomised under the national guidelines. This will result in half the women registered with your Practice aged either 47-49 or 71-73 being invited for breast screening in addition to women aged 50-70. Please refer to the age extension leaflet enclosed or visit www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk for further details.
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