Booster vaccine information:

 “The NHS is having to work at extreme pace to respond to this new variant and to put in place the next and most complex phase of the successful Covid-19 vaccination programme.

 “Following updated guidance from JCVI, the NHS will shortly set out how staff will expand the booster programme – this will include how booster jabs will be given in priority order so that the most vulnerable people are protected first, while also increasing capacity to vaccinate millions more people in a shorter space of time.

 “The NHS will contact you when you are due to book in for your lifesaving booster vaccination, and when you get the call, it’s vital that people come forward as quickly as possible.”

NHS Covid Pass- please go to this link for information:

Local Covid vaccine clinics: no appointment necessary

First dose Pfizer surgeries are being held for Oldham residents aged 18 and over.

Click on the link for more details

The Surgery will close for staff training on (usually) the 1st or 2nd Thursday (occasionally Wednesday) every month. Please note that these dates are subject to change as per Oldham CCG. The Practice will be CLOSED from 1.00pm until 7.30am the following day.

If you need to order a repeat prescription please email, please only contact the surgery to order medication if you are unable to email your request. Prescriptions take 48 hours to be processed. 

On 1st February 2017 the practice went live with Electronic Prescribing (EPS) 

If you normally collect your paper prescription from the surgery, we will be able to send this electronically to the place of your choosing.  This could be a pharmacy near to your home or work.  

If you have a stable condition and don't want to go to your GP Practice each month to collect your repeat prescription you can nominate a pharmacy to collect this electronically.  This may mean that you do not have to wait as long at the pharmacy.

you can give the nomination to a member of the prescription staff or at the pharmacy that you wish your prescription to go to.

If you are unhappy with your experience of nomination you can complain to the pharmacy, dispensing contractor.  You can also complain to NHS ENGLAND - 

We are also looking ahead to Repeat dispensing.  This is where you have a stable medication that only needs to be monitored once a year such as Well controlled Thryoxine or a Statin.  Following your annual review the GP can authourise 12 months prescriptions to go electronically to the chemist of your choosing.  Each month you then go to the chemist to collect your medication.  you would not need to order this with the practice.

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