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Welcome to Garstang Medical Practice

Garstang Medical Practice

We are proud to offer a friendly and welcoming environment providing excellent local healthcare to the residents of Garstang and the surrounding area. Our clinical team of 12 doctors, 3 nurse practitioners, 6 nurses and practice pharmacists are well supported by our large reception and admin team. We are based within Garstang Medical Centre - a modern, purpose built premises, with easy access for disabled patients. We also have our own onsite dispensary/pharmacy providing a range of additional NHS services.

We are always happy to welcome new patients from people residing within the practice boundary, click here for details.

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**Medical Receptionist Vacancy - Closing date 23.3.18, Click here for more information**

Appointments Over The Easter Period

As in previous years, NHS England are asking GP practices to provide as many same day appointments as possible over the Easter holiday period to ensure there is no additional pressure placed on A&E services. Therefore during this period there will be very few routine bookable appointments available with the doctors. There will however be appointments available each day with different doctors to allow patients flexibility to ring on the day if they need to be seen over this period. Please help us to help you and if possible, please do avoid ringing for non-urgent routine appointments during this time.

We would like to wish all our patients a very Happy Easter.

Surgery News

Patient Information regarding the different clinical roles - The practice has a variety of clinical staff and different types of appointments available to ensure that we can deal with patients' medical problems and queries as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our PRG suggested an information leaflet for patients would be helpful to raise patient awareness. The document is available here.

Named GP - Following on from Dr Deakin’s retirement in December 2017, his patients have been allocated to other GP’s in the surgery. Read more…

Shingles Vaccination - There is a vaccine available on the NHS that helps reduce your risk of getting shingles and reduces the severity of symptoms if you develop the disease. Read more...

Recruitment - We are delighted to have welcomed a new GP to our practice, Dr Edward Prior. Read more...

Galloway's Outreach Clinic - From March, on the third Friday of every month there will be a Sight Loss Advisor available in the foyer of Garstang Medical Centre.  Read more...

Other Information

Self Care

Self-care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way. It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise, managing common conditions (like headaches, colds and flu) or living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma or diabetes.

As part of a the local 'Better Care Together' initiative which is reviewing health services across North Lancashire, a local GP has created some Self-Care Videos. We would encourage patients to watch these videos before contacting the surgery for the minor ailments covered as they offer excellent advice that may save you a trip to the surgery.

You can view the videos on the Better Care Together YouTube channel ‘BCTMorecambeBay’, or you can visit their Website here. For other information and advice about self-care, please visit the Self Care Forum website here.

Patient Information Leaflets for a range of conditions can be found here.

Patient Reference Group

The purpose of our Patient Reference Group is to provide an opportunity for you to discuss with us how we can develop and shape our services to best meet our patients' needs.

We try to make the group as representative of our practice population as possible, and are therefore appealing for new members aged between 18-30, or male patients who would be interesting in joining.

We are always happy to welcome new members of any age, so if you would like to join, please pop into reception for a registration form, or visit our Patient Reference Group page for further information.

Click here for further information.

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Patient Access

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Patient Access

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