Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
www.gatleymedicalcentre.co.ukGatley Medical CentreOld Hall RoadGatleyCheshire, SK8 4DGTel: 0161 426 5100
TELEPHONE LINES 08:00 - 18:00
APPOINTMENTS 08:00 - 19:30*
*18.30pm - 19:30pm extended hours
APPOINTMENTS07:30 - 18:30
*07:30am - 08:00am extended hours
APPOINTMENTS08:00 - 19:30
APPOINTMENTS 08:00 - 18:30
"Out of Hours GP care for our patients is provided by NHS 111, to obtain help outside the normal surgery opening hours, please dial 111.
The following services ARE NOT provided by NHS 111
ACIDENT & EMERGENCY A&E is a 24-hour accident & emergency only service.
Patients can also attend walk in centre's - please click here for our local walk in centres.
In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS Direct (0845 4647) to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor. Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
The minor ailments scheme (targeted at patients that are exempt from paying prescription charges) is designed to enable people with minor health conditions to access over the counter medication for a number of conditions (see attached) and advice they would otherwise visit their doctor for.
It allows patients to see a qualified health professional at a convenient and accessible location within their community, and means patients do not need to wait for a GP appointment or queue up for a valuable A&E slot with an non-urgent condition. This service is available free of charge.
List of local participating pharmacies in the GM Minor Ailments Scheme
In some cases there is no charge for treatment from the pharmacy.
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