When We Are Closed
If you need urgent medical assistance that cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, please call 1-1-1. Calls to the NHS 111 service are free from landlines and mobile phones. If you have a life threatening medical emergency please dial 999. The surgery will be re-open again from 8am in the morning, the next usual working day.
Improving access to general practice: evening and weekend appointments now available
Patients who are registered at this practice can now book an appointment to see a GP weekday evenings (after 6.30pm) or at the weekends (on Saturday and Sunday). Appointments will take place at the ICC in Oldham, Royton Health Centre or Failsworth Health Centre. Please ring 0161 934 2827 to find out more or book an appointment.
Oldham Walk-in Centre
Due to the pandemic, the Walk-in Centre (WiC) based at the Integrated Care Centre (ICC) on New Radcliffe Street remains closed until further notice to protect patients, staff and public.
The ICC now houses a COVID Assessment Centre which is open 8am until 8pm 7 days a week and cares for patients with potential COVID-19 symptoms. It also houses a Digital Hub which provides support to Oldham Care Homes and provides urgent care (within 2 hours) to patients referred to the service by a health and social care professional. Both services are by appointment only following a referral from a healthcare professional or NHS111.
If we are unable to offer you an appointment but you require urgent medical attention, you should contact NHS111 and, depending on your situation you will:
- Find out what local service can help you
- Be connected to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP
- Get a face-to-face appointment if you need one
- Be given an arrival time if you need to go to A&E – this might mean you spend less time in A&E
- Be told how to get any medicine you need
- Get self-care advice
Oldham Walk-in Centre is based at the Integrated Care Centre (ICC) in the centre of Oldham (near the main bus station). It is open from 08:00 to 20:00.
The walk in centre offers fast and convenient access to local NHS advice, information and treatment. You can walk in off the street for health advice and treatment, without having to make an appointment. People can also use the walk-in centre instead of Accident and Emergency if they have minor injuries or illnesses.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.