Do You Need to see a GP/Practice Nurse In The Evenings or at the Weekend?
The GP Extended Access Service is now offering appointments with a GP or Nurse for any patient registered within the Wigan Borough out of normal surgery hours.
These surgeries run from 6.30 pm – 8.00 pm on weekdays and from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm on weekends and bank holidays.
To make an appointment call 01942 482848.
OUT OF HOURS SERVICE
If you need urgent medical advice between the hours of 6:30 pm – 8 am weekdays, during weekends or on Bank Holidays – please telephone 111.
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do. For children under 5 call 111
For people aged 5 and over go to 111.nhs.uk
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
Other local sources of help
Pharmacists are also qualified to give free health and medication advice.
The nearest Walk-in Centres are situated at;
Leigh Infirmary, The Avenue, Leigh, WN7 1HS (Tel 01942 264 000)
Skelmersdale, 116-118 The Concourse, Skelmersdale, WN6 6LI (Tel 01695 554 260)
The nearest Accident and Emergency Department is:
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan WN1 2NN (Tel 01942 244 000)
Patients should only attend A&E in very serious or life threatening situations.