SATURDAY SMEAR CLINICS

From Saturday 6th April 2024 smear clinics will be available for patients registered at the following practices: • Saddleworth Medical Practice • Pennine Medical Centre • Moorside Medical practice • Springfield House • Lees Medical Practice • Leesbrook Surgery

The service is being provided at Saddleworth Medical Practice and Pennine Medical Centre on alternate Saturdays.

TO BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT please telephone the surgery during our normal opening hours Monday to Fridays ( 8:00am-6:30pm) as normal on : 0161 621 4800 and request an appointment at one of the clinics on a Saturday.

Thank you

Easter Bank Holiday

The surgery will be closed on Friday 29th March and Monday 1st March 2024 for the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. We re-open on Tuesday 2nd April 2024 at 8am.

Please remember to give us and your chosen pharmacy plenty of notice when ordering your prescriptions – Prescriptions do take 24 hours to process at the surgery.

If you require non urgent medical assistance or advice during this time please call NHS 111.

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For safety of our patients and the weather conditions we have closed the surgery car park.

This will be monitored throughout the day to ensure our patients and staff are safe.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The surgery does however remain open.

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UPDATE: THE PHONE LINES ARE NOW BACK UP AND RUNNING PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY IF YOU REQUIRE ANY MEDICAL ADVICE THANK YOU AND WE AGAIN APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE

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UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE HAVING ISSUES WITH OUR PHONES THIS MORNING WE ARE WORKING WITH OUR SUPPLIER TO GET THE PROBLEM RESOLVED ASAP

WE WILL UPDATE ON A HALF HOUR BASIS UNTIL THIS IS RESOLVED

WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE

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UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO AN ISSUE WITH UNITED UTILITIES THE WATER SUPPLY AT THE PRACTICE IS INTERMITTENT.

PLEASE BEAR WITH US DURING THIS TIME

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GP Patient Survey Results 2023

NHS England’s Patient Survey 2023 has been released this week.

The data reveals Leesbrook Surgery received an overall ‘good’ rating of 86 per cent – the highest in the borough.

In addition, Leesbrook Surgery is one of the best when it comes to:

  • The helpfulness of receptionists (95 per cent)
  • Patients feeling listened to by their healthcare professional at an appointment (93 per cent) and feeling like they were treated with care and concern (94 per cent)

The Oldham Times have published an article regarding the results.

We would like to thank all our patients who completed the survey and also a huge thank you to the staff at Leesbrook Surgery for the continued hard work.

Please click on the link below for details of the report.

Whit Friday

Please be aware that the practice will be closed all day on Friday 24th May 2024 for the Whit Friday Band Contest due to road closures and access issues for patients and our staff, please contact the Out of hours team by ringing the surgery on the normal number and you will be re directed alternatively ring NHS111 for advice regarding matters that are can not wait until we re open on Tuesday 28th May 2024 at 8am

Thank you for your understanding

Bank Holiday Closure

Please be aware that the practice will be closed on Monday 1st May, Monday 8th May and the 29th May 2023 for the Bank Holidays – if you require non urgent medical assistance during these times please ring the surgery on the 0161 621 4800 and you will be diverted to the out of hours service, alternatively please ring NHS 111 for further advice.

Thank you and we wish our patients a lovely Bank Holiday weekend

Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

As we head towards the Easter bank holiday, please make sure you don’t run low on your medication. Remember if you are due a new prescription over the Easter period to order your repeat prescription in plenty of time. It can take up to 72 hours to process so please make sure you put in your request.

May we take this opportunity to wish our patients a pleasant bank holiday weekend