The surgery will be closing on Thursday 26th July 2018 at 10.45am
As the GPs and reception staff will be attending Dr Holden’s funeral.
The surgery will reopen from 8am on Friday 27th July 2018.
Announcement 16th July 2018
It is with great sadness that we announce that Dr John Holden passed away suddenly on 14th July 2018. The Dr’s and staff at the Surgery are understandably greatly saddened by this news and appreciate your respect and privacy during this very sad time. Dr Holden dedicated his time to the care of his patients and this was his main focus when he founded Garswood Surgery, which will continue to be his legacy. He will be missed by many and remembered as a thoughtful, caring, colleague, Doctor and friend.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time
There will be a candle lit vigils in remembrance of Dr Holden on Tuesday 17th July at
St Thomas Church, Ashton in Makerfield,
from 7pm until 8pm
on Thursday 19th July at
Holy Trinity Church, Rectory Road, Ashton in Makerfield. from 6pm to 7pm.
All are very welcome to attend
Your kind thoughts and well wishes are much appreciated by the Dr’s and staff at this time
If you are experience problems with your Patient Access account, you can find some useful information at the following website: https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/06/patient-access-website-and-app-went-down/
Or alternatively to can get in contact with Patient Access and/or see live updates on the Patient Access Twitter page @ptaccesshelp
Need Urgent Dental Care?
If you need help with an urgent dental problem, call our helpline, available from 9am to 9:30pm everyday, including weekends and Bank Holidays.
0161 476 9651 (Local Rate)
Local dental providers offer NHS urgent dental clinics across Cheshire and Merseyside, with urgent appointments for patients who need urgent treatment, advice and support on dental queries or referral to other services.
The service is provided according to strict clinical criteri
a and when you call you'll be assessed by a member of our clinical team to make sure your problem come under either:
- Trauma - this is usually caused by a blow to the face, a lost filling is not classed as a trauma.
- Swelling of the face
- Bleeding, uncontrolled, such as after an extraction
- Pain that can't be controlled by pain relief medicines.
If you're given an appointment and your problem doesn't fit of the above, you'll still have to pay the NHS fee but may receive advice and not treatment.
Clinic times vary.and at busy times or when your local clinic's not available you may be offered an appointment at an alternative location.
Please not: this is an appointment only service - we do not operate a "drop in" service at any of our surgeries