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Surgery Times

Surgery Opening Times

8.00am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday

We open at 7am on Wednesdays for pre-booked nurse appointments

Closed all bank Holidays


The surgery closes once a month, usually the third Thursday afternoon, with the exception of August and December.

Urgent Appointments

These appointments are for:

  • Sudden illness of a serious nature.
  • Symptoms which you feel cannot wait for a routine appointment.
  • Pain unrelieved by paracetamol.
  • Young children and babies with worrying symptoms.
  • Emergency contraception (not repeat regular contraception).
  • Episodic problems, where you have been asked to attend during such an episode.

These appointments are not for:

  • Repeat prescriptions.
  • Sick notes.
  • Test results (unless expressly requested by the doctor) .
  • Follow-up appointments.
  • For symptoms you have had for some time and that have not changed or worsened. (It is better to make a routine appointment when more time can be allocated).
  • Insurance forms/Support letters.

When we are closed

If you have an urgent (but not life threatening) problem when we are closed,

you can access support in Tameside & Glossop in 3 ways:

  1. Ask reception for an appointment at one of the local Hubs in Tameside & Glossop for an appointment in the evening on weekdays, or on Saturday or Sunday morning. THIS IS AN APPOINTMENT ONLY SYSTEM

  2. visit the Urgent Treatment Centre at the Tameside Hospital site. THIS IS A WALK IN SERVICE open 09:00 - 21:00 7 days a week

    Please see for more details

  3. All our local pharmacies offer a Minor Ailments Scheme providing advice and treatment for coughs, colds, minor sprains and injuries, headaches, stomach upsets etc.

In the event of a life threatening medical emergency or accident

the nearest A&E Department is at

Tameside General Hospital, Fountain Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6.

If you cannot get there quickly, you can ring for an ambulance by dialling 999.

Ambulances should only be called in emergencies.

If you are in severe pain that is not helped by painkillers, are bleeding a lot and it won’t stop, or you have experienced trauma of the face, mouth or teeth after a recent Accident or injury, go to the nearest A&E Dept.

For dental treatment out of hours, you can call NHS111 for self-care advice.

If your problem is more urgent, you can access out-of-hours dental services in your area by telephoning your dentist, who should have an answerphone message with details of how to access treatment out-of-hours.

NHS 111
24-hour nurse-led advice and health information service.

Telephone 111

Disabled Access

Our premises have suitable access for all disabled patients.

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