246 Wigan Road
Ashton In Makerfield, Wigan
Lancashire, WN4 0AR

Health Clinics and Services

To make an appointment for any of the services below, please contact our reception staff.

Clinics and Services Available

  • Health Visitor and Midwife clinics
  • Minor Surgery
  • Joint injections
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Adult and Children. Routine and travel vaccination clinics
  • NHS Health check
  • Community Link Worker
  • Healthy Routes counsellor
  • Intrauterine device (IUD), Nexplanon, Contraception, Ring Pessary services
  • Cervical Smears
  • Chronic Disease Management

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Nurse Practitioner Service

The Aims of the Nurse Practitioner Service are:

  • To provide a “same day” appointment for patients seeking urgent non life threatening treatment. 
  • More choice for patient’s thus increasing patient satisfaction. 
  • Ensures patients receive appropriate access to treatment. 

General Information:

  • Patients ringing the surgery for an on the day appointment will be routinely offered an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner.
  • The receptionist may ask the nature of the illness to ensure the patients sees the appropriate healthcare professional. 
  • The Nurse Practitioner is able to prescribe. We will be monitoring demand for these appointments. 
  • Feedback is most welcome.

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Nursing Team Service

Our Practice Nurses are available by appointment for the following:

  • Minor injuries and dressings
  • Contraceptive advice and pill checks
  • Cervical smears
  • Travel advice including vaccinations. Please book appointments 6 to 8 weeks before your planned holiday!
  • Smoking cessation advice. Our nurses can help and support you.
  • Chronic conditions. Our nurses offer monitoring checks and advice for a variety of chronic conditions including Diabetes, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Disease.

Our Healthcare Assistants provide the following:

  • Blood tests, Blood Pressure monitoring, Electrocardiograms (ECGs), dressings and basic health checks as well as providing support for the practice nurses and doctors as required.
  • Administer pneumococcal injections and also offers support with smoking cessation and weight management.

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Travel Clinics

Our practice nurses offer a comprehensive Travel Advice and Vaccination service for travelling abroad. Some travel vaccinations are not available on the NHS but can be provided. Charges are available from reception.