When We Are Closed
When the surgery is closed and you require medical attention, please telephone our out of hours emergency cover. Please note these options have now changed
If you are calling after 6.30pm and on the weekends or Bank Holidays you should ring 111.
When the surgery is closed between 6pm and 6.30pm and on a Thursday afternoon between 1.00pm and 6.30pm you should ring Go to Doc on 0161 336 5958.
Please note if you contact Go to Doc out of the hours stated you will be directed to 111
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens
If the surgery is closed and you are suffering with a minor injury/ailment, rather than attend Accident & Emergency, you can attend Ashton Primary Care Centre, where you will be seen by a Nurse Practitioner or Doctor without an appointment.
Ashton Primary Care Centre is open Monday - Sunday 8am-8pm: Ashton Primary Care Centre, 193 Old St, Ashton-Under-Lyne OL6 7SR Tel No. 0161 342 7000
Please do not use Accident & Emergency unless your condition is critical or life threatning.
You can visit or contact your local pharmacy, where you can be given advice for common illnesses and the best medicine to treat them.
Please note all reports of contact with patients during out of hours services are faxed to the surgery the next day so that we can update patient’s records.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.