We would like to inform all our patients that all incoming and out going telphone calls to the practice are recorded.
The practice now has a number of extended hours appointments available they are provided by our out of hours provider St Helens Rota.
Appointments are available after 6.30pm and also at the weekend , appointments will be at Albian Street Clinic in St Helens. Car parking is available.
Please ask our receptionists for further details
Longton Medical Centre would like to welcome Mr Glyn Howard to the Practice team.
Glyn is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and is available for consultations Monday to Friday.
Following our Patient Participation Group meeting in March the following information letter has been devised for our patients.
What is an advanced nurse Practitioner
Medicines Management Team have completed a review of repeat prescription ordering at the practice.
It was noted that patients are ordering prescriptions too early. The practice will only be issuing prescriptions when you have 5 days of medication remaining. Any requests more than 5 days early will be rejected.
IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY ORDERED YOUR PRESCRIPTION OR BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT USING THE ONLINE SERVICE, OUR NEW ON LINE SERVICE IS NOW AVAILABLE HOWEVER YOU WILL NEED TO SIGN UP TO THE NEW SERVICE. Please bring photographic identification and a utility bill to the surgery you can either start the registration process using the relevent section on our website or calling into the surgery.
If you are unable to telephone the surgery on our phone number this could be due to technical problems. The surgery has an alternative phone number for patients to use. Please dial 0151 244 4461