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IMPORTANT NOTICE

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

and

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

SurgeryNHS STAY WELL PHARMACY CAMPAIGN - Parents of young children with minor illness should take them to pharmacies rather than GPs or A&E – click here to find out more.

ONLINE CONSULTATIONS:  An alternative way to have a consultation from your GP surgery

NHS England is seeking your views on what you think about the idea of online consultations

Click the link and give us your views on this exciting development.  The survey is open now and closes on 15th June 2018.  It is very easy to complete and takes about 5 minutes. 

Welcome to Garswood Surgery

With patients' 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 organisations.

Access & Parking

The practice can be accessed via a wheelchair ramp and a fully equipped disabled toilet is available.  

There is a large car parking area (cars are parked at owner’s risk.) Please note; to enable ambulance access please do not park in front of the ramp.

Travel Clinic & Yellow Fever Centre

Garswood Surgery is a designated WHO Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre. Find out more about our travel health services>

Aspect Health Ltd

Member of Federation of St Helens Training Practices - www.aspecthealth.net 

Health Advice & Support

Information for Carers

Fuel Debt Advice Service

Worried about the recession? Download NHS Credit Crunch Stressline leaflet

Carbon Monoxide Awareness - A website to help you understand the effects of Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Forgot to Cancel an Appointment?

If you are unable to attend your booked appointment, please tell us in advance.

Regular offenders will be asked to find a new GP!

Lost Something?

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