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Welcome to Wellfield Health Centre's website.

This website has been designed to provide you with up to date news and information on Wellfield Health Centre, provide NHS endorsed advice on a wide range of common conditions and also allow you to make appointments and order repeat prescriptions 24 hours a day. 

Please browse our website and feel free to provide us with your feedback. We'd particularly appreciate your thoughts on how to improve our online services and further develop the website to make it more useful to you

August Bank Holiday

Please note that the surgery will be closed from 6.30pm on Friday 24th August August and will reopen again at 8am on Tuesday 28th August. If you need medical assistance when the surgery is closed please telephone 01706 39600 and the automated message will advise on the most appropriate service to contact. Alternatively you can telephone NHS 111 for advice. If you do need to see a GP, the extended hours 'hubs' are offering appointments over the weekend. Please contact the hub direct on 0161 763 8292. 

New drop-in sessions for Carers

The local Carers Hub will be holding drop-in sessions at the surgery on the first Monday of every month 1pm-4pm.  If you are a carer please call in and find out about the services provided by the Hub to support you in your role as a carer.

NHS 111 online now live

You can now access the same urgent medical advice from the NHS 111 telephone service online at www.111.nhs.uk

Our Rochdale website now live

Our Rochdale

This new website resource provides information on health, social care, childcare and family services within the borough of Rochdale

ourrochdale.org.uk

Our Rochdale also has a team of community connectors who can help find information and refer you to local services to improve your wellbeing such as suppprt with healthy lifestyles, housing, employment and money management. To make an appointment phone 0300 3030360 or email community.connectors@rochdale.gov.uk

Improving Access to GP Services in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale 

Patients are increasingly reporting more difficulty in accessing GP services. Practices would like to offer better access, but they are experiencing growing pressure and are having difficulties in offering their patients timely appointments. To help address these problems, Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group have developed an 'Improving access to general practice scheme' which requires practices, working in partnership with Rochdale Health Alliance, the local GP Federation, to implement some changes which are intended to improve access.

Sometimes the best professional to deal with your needs is not the GP. The main change that you will experience is that the receptionist will ask you some questions that will assist them to make sure you see the most appropriate person in the shortest possible time. The questions will cover:

  • Nature of the problem?
  • Duration of the problem?
  • Severity of the problem?

Please help the receptionist to help you by answering these questions. All information given to any member of the practice team will be will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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