The Surgery7-9 Manchester RoadHaslingden, RossendaleLancashire, BB4 5SLTel: 01706 253 700
Patients aged 65-75 who have not been seen for 3 years may request a consultation. Patients aged over 75 who have not been seen in the past 12 months may also request a consultation.
Please note our ground floor is designed to allow access to a consultation room and toilet.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Our patients who require the Men ACWY vaccine for travel, Haj and Umrah are advised to speak to their local pharmacy or travel agents who are able to offer the vaccine and accompanying certificate for around £35. This is due to the vaccine no longer being provided to us on the NHS.
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
A charter for the care of people who are nearing the end of their life
“You matter because you are you; you matter to the last moment of your life and we will do all we can, not only to let you die peacefully, but to help you live until you die.” Dame Cicely Saunders
We want to offer people who are nearing the end of their life the highest quality of care and support. We wish to help you live as well as you can, for as long as you can.
Therefore, if and when you want us to, we will:
We also invite your ideas and suggestions as to how we can improve the care and support that we deliver to you, the people who are important to you and others in similar situations.
For more information from the Practice End of Life Care Lead, please contact:
Dr M A Mannan on 01706 215208
If you have been referred for further care please take the time to read this document which provides further information about seeing a specialist.
What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist?
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