Burscough Family PracticeStanley CourtLord StreetBurscough, L40 4LATel: 01704 396020
Renovations: The renovations continue hopefully by Novemnber we will be in new rooms.
Clinical staff: Drs Biswas Parkar and Panikker remain the regular GPs here. Joanne Dixon joins as as our new Helath Care Assistant. Dr Ganga has now left the practice.
Admin Team: Our Practice Manager after 12 years is leaving, we wish Mrs Chitkara well, we are building a new admin team we anticipate this will be complete by November.
The surgery is open at the following times:-
Please note that the telephone will only be activated at 08:00 each morning, and so should you have an emergency, please telephone as usual and the recorded message will dictate a number for Emergencies and for Out of Hours Services.
Public Holidays 2019
January 1st: New Year's day
Friday 19th April: Good Friday
Monday 22nd April: Easter Monday
Monday 6th May: May Day Bank Holiday (First Monday in May)
Monday 27th May: Spring Bank Holiday
Wednesday 25th December: Christmas Day
Thursday 26th December: Boxing Day
Please note that the surgery will be closed on these days. Please follow the normal Out of Hours procedure.
Appointments can be made for the following times to see a doctor:
If you need urgent advice a doctor is always on call. Please telephone our Out Of Hours Number which is 01695 574634. A recorded message on the surgery number will also provide you with that number.
NHS 111 is a free-to-call, non-emergency medical helpline, available for urgent health care assessment. If you are unsure which health care service you need to visit, the NHS 111 service will signpost you to the most appropriate care for your condition, which could be your GP, local pharmacy or walk-in centre. It could also be the emergency department or an emergency ambulance if required.
Available 24 hours a day, the NHS 111 service is intended for urgent but not life-threatening health issues.
If you do not need to be seen by a healthcare professional, self-care at home advice will be given by one of our clinically trained advisors.
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
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Where can I get further advice & help?
If you have a problem, we very much hope that you will use our complaints procedure. This way we will be given the best chance to put things right and improve our practice.
However, you can contact the Patient Advice and Liasion Service (PALS), West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group or the Independant Complaints Advocacy Service.
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If you are unhappy with the response to your complaint you can ask the Care Quality Commission for an "Independant Review" of your case. The Care Quality Commission is an independant body established to promote improvements in healthcare.
For more information please visit www.cqc.org.uk
The practice has adopted a zero tolerance policy. Any patient using abusive language or violence to the doctors or any member of staff will be removed from the list and will be unable to get treatment from the practice from that time.
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