When We Are Closed
If you need urgent medical assistance that cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, please dial 111. Calls to the NHS 111 service are free from both landlines and mobiles.
If you have a life-threatening medical emergency please dial 999.
Extended Access Service
Wigan Borough registered patients can book an appointment to see a GP or Nurse until 20:00 weekdays and between 10:00 and 16:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. This service is provided out of hub practices throughout the Borough and it may not be your own GP that you see but the doctor will be able to access your records (with your consent). To get an appointment telephone 01942 482848 between the hours of 10:00 and 19:15.
NHS Walk-in Centres
You can see an experienced nurse for treatment of minor injuries and illnesses, seven days a week.
Leigh NHS Walk-in Centre, Leigh Health Centre, Leigh Tel: 01942 483453
Open 07:00 - 21:00 7 days a week.
Skelmersdale NHS Walk-in Centre, The Concourse, Skelmersdale, Tel: 01695 554260.
Open 07:00 0 21:00 Monday to Friday and 09:00 - 17:00 Saturday and Sunday.
Your Local Pharmacist
Your local pharmacist will be able to give you free health advice at any time. He/she may also be able to offer treatment free of charge under the Minor Ailments Scheme.
Your local pharmacies are:
- Shevington Community Pharmacy Tel: 01257 252753
- Manor Pharmacy Tel: 01257 254142
- Richardsons Pharmacy Tel: 01257253913
- Appley Bridge Pharmacy Tel: 01257 252555
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.