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WELCOME TO THE AVENUE MEDICAL CENTRE WEBSITE

COVID-19 PANDEMIC SURGERY ARRANGEMENTS.(For Vaccine information please see NEWS)

We remain in operation.

Initial access to the surgery is via the telephone,Online Consult or Patient Facing Services.

The Surgery Main Entrance will remain closed.

Inline with current advice, all appointments are now triaged by telephone or video consultation. You will only be asked to attend the surgery when absolutely necessary.

If you require advice please contact the surgery on 0161 720 9441. 

The majority of consultations will now be telephone or video consultations. 

Please be ready to accept the call from the clinician.  

Click here for Covid self care advice



ATTENDING SURGERY - CURRENT PROCEDURE: 

A face covering is required prior to any admittance.

Please use the intercom at the main door to inform reception staff that you have arrived, the staff will have screening questions for all patients attending and will take your temperature.
The intercom should not be used to discuss any other matters with the receptionist.

If you have an appointment booked in advance, a member of the team will contact you to ensure patients with symptoms are not coming to the practice. 

Demand on the telephone lines has significantly increased, therefore please bear with our staff during this busy period.
We thank you for your support and patience in this matter.



ORDERING PRESCRIPTIONS - CURRENT PROCEDURE:

As a temporary measure, requests for a prescription can be made over the telephone, you can also order prescriptions at any time by using the NHS App or registering for Patient facing Services (On-line Access).,For those collecting prescriptions, please inform reception of a Pharmacy they can forward the prescription too. 

If you have a high temperature, new persistent cough or flu like symptoms please visit the NHS111 website or call on 111. 

Thank you for your co-operation at this time. 



ONLINE ACCESS

Did you know you can now view your Medical Records, Order Prescriptions and Book appointments on-line?

This can be done with the NHS app or Patient Access

To register for this service please contact the surgery please create an account in the first instance and then contact the surgery for full access, proof of ID is required.



UPDATING PERSONAL DETAILS:

We ask that if any of your information changes such as

  • Name
  • Address 
  • Telephone Number (Home/Mobile)
  • Email Address

That you contact the surgery to update your information.

This can be done on-line or when visiting the surgery. This is to ensure that should we need to contact you we have the most up to date details.



We now offer a text messaging service to patients for appointment reminders and new services being offered such as Flu Injections. 



Minor ailments and common conditions your pharmacy can help with rather than waiting for a GP Appointment

Every year, millions of us visit our GP with minor health problems that a local pharmacy could help with.

By visiting your pharmacy instead of your GP, you could save yourself time and trouble – no need to book an appointment, just walk in. This also means your GP can focus on treating people who are sicker than you.

Pharmacists can help recognise and treat many common illnesses. They can give advice and where appropriate, recommend over-the-counter medicines that could help clear up the problem.

If they think you need to see a GP for your illness, they will advise you to do that.

Click on the link below to find your local pharmacy by entering your postcode.      
Find my local pharmacy                      Think Pharmacy

Your pharmacy may be able to help with:

  • mild skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, impetigo, athlete's foot.      
  • coughs and colds, including blocked nose (nasal congestion), and sore throats.   
  • bruises, sunburn, and minor burns and scalds
  • constipation and piles (haemorrhoids)
  • hay fever, dry eyes and allergies (including rashes, bites and stings)
  • aches and pains, including earache, headache, migraine, back pain and toothache
  • vomiting, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhoea and threadworms
  • period pain, thrush and cystitis
  • head lice (nits)
  • conjunctivitis, cold sores and mouth ulcers
  • warts and verrucas
  • nappy rash and teething



Training Practice:

The practice has always been being involved in student education. 
You may have been in surgery when medical students have been present.

 We are happy to announce that we are now an accredited training practice.  Following a deanery visit we can now have speciality training doctors.  These are fully qualified doctors who are generally a year or two from becoming a GP. 



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 Manchester GP surgeries are there for you at evenings and weekends

The practice, working in collaboration with Manchester Extended Access, is pleased to offer access to GP, nurse and HCA appointments during the evenings and at the weekends.

To book appointments simply ask the receptionist who will arrange an appointment at a time and location that suits you best. This may not be at your usual practice, but the GP or Health Care Professional who sees you will have access to your medical record and can issue prescriptions if required and deal with other matters appropriately should the need arise.

For more information on the
Manchester Extended Access Service please click on the logo below.



 Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice?
We would be happy to help you.

Fill in our registration forms and come see us.

Find out more



 

(Site updated 07/04/2021)
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