Welcome To The Practice

This website contains a vast range of health information and resources, along with practical information on visiting the surgery. We hope you find it useful and informative.

We are committed to providing high quality NHS medical care for individuals and families in a friendly and caring environment.

Important Information Regarding Repeat Prescriptions

The way patients order Repeat Prescriptions will be changing from 4th November 2019. Please click here for further information.

 

Coronavirus

The NHS in England and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. 

The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers.

 

Call 111 now if you've been: 

               to Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms) 

               to other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild) 

               to Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild) 

               in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus

 

Do not go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people. 

Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact. A person can also be infected by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands. 

The risk of being in close contact with a person with coronavirus or contaminated surfaces is very low at the current time, as members of the public who have visited Wuhan or Hubei province, China are currently in isolation. 

Testing of suspected coronavirus cases is carried out in line with strict regulations. This means that suspected cases are kept in isolation, away from public areas of the hospital and returned home also in isolation. Any equipment that come into contact with suspected cases are thoroughly cleaned as appropriate. Specific guidance has also been shared with NHS staff to help safeguard them and others. Patients can be reassured that their safety is a top priority, and are encouraged to attend all appointments as usual.

Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to: 

               Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel. 

               Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available. 

               Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. 

               Avoid close contact with people who are unwell. 

You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at Further information is available on nhs.uk

Appointments Online


You can book and cancel your appointments online, order repeat medications and view your medical record. This can be done via a secure smartphone app or secure website platform. 

Via The App

Download our new appointment bookings app to your smartphone for free. myGP was developed to make access to healthcare easier and faster for patients. Once downloaded, simply log-in with your date of birth and mobile number and add the people you care for, allowing you to book and cancel appointments for them. It’s really that easy! For more information please click below:

For more information on the MyGP App please click here

Download the MyGo app to your smartphone.  Easily book appointments for you and your family.  Set up reminders to take medication on time.  Record your weight and blood pressure data.  Simply sign in using your registered mobile number and date of birth.

Via Website

Alternatively use the secure website platfom at Patient Access.

For more information about Patient Access please click here.

If you already have your password then you can click the link below to access Patient Access. 

Sign in to Patient Access

Alternatively to register for online services please follow the link below:

Register Online for Online Access

Information from the Care Quality Commission

Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.

Contact Details

Blackburn Road Medical Practice

Opening Hours

Reception Times

  • Monday08:00 - 18:30
  • Tuesday08:00 - 18:30
  • Wednesday08:00 - 20:30
  • Thursday08:00 - 18:30
  • Friday08:00 - 18:30
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
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