ESCAPE-Pain programme: Eastern Cheshire CCG has commissioned the ESCAPT-Pain programme with Everybody Sport and Recreation effective from 1st September 2019 (for a 12 month period). Further information has been placed on the CCG website -
NHS Prescribing Over the Counter Medicines is Changing
Pharmacy First - Minor Ailments ServicePharmacy
First - Community Pharmacy Providers
Seven Steps to self-care for minor conditions
Common Ailments - How long should I wait before I need treatment?
Urgent Dental Care
Out of Hours Advice Line for Children and Young People
Out of Hours Advice Line for Adults with concerns about Children and Young People
Adult Hearing Loss Service - click on the link below
Car Park - Important Changes
We would like to inform you that a new camera controlled car park management system is NOW IN OPERATION here at Waters Green Medical Centre.
Please remember to enter your full correct vehicle registration into the terminal in Reception
before you leave. Thank you.
NHS Prescription Charges
From 1st April 2019 the new charge for NHS prescritions will be £9.00per item.
Prepayment certificates are £104.00 for 12months, and £29.10 for 3 months, you can pick up a prescription prepayment form in the Surgery, or from Pharmacies.
Physiotherapy - Self Referral
You can now refer yourself to a Physiotherapy provider without seeing a GP first. Click on the links below and then "Your Health" from the top tool bar. You then need to click on "Physiotherapy" from the tool bar below. There are 9 providers for you to choose from and you can be seen locally. The online referral forms have recently been updated.
Macclesfield Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club
Drop-in Baby Clinic Changes Waters Green Medical Centre
One You Programme
Click here for FREE programmes around weight loss, physical activity, stopping smoking and reducing alcohol.
Urgent Care and other options
MenACWY Vaccinations for School Leavers
Have a Smokefree 2019
Want to kick the habit?
Kick Start Specialist Stop Smoking Service is now provided by Well Pharmacy who have branches located on Park Lane and Sunderland Street in Macclesfield.
NHS 111 - When its less urgent than 999
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
You can get help online or on the phone and the service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.
To get help from NHS 111, you can:
- go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only)
- call 111
For more information about NHS 111, go to https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care/nhs-111/
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
JOINING UP LOCAL CARE FOR ALL OUR WELLBEING
Click here to visit Catchapp.co.uk - the Common Approach to Childrens Health - CATCH is free health app aimed at parents and carers of children aged 0-5 who live in Cheshire East.
INFORMATION ON SEXUAL HEALTH
Blood Results Line
Please be assured that if your blood test reveals any abnormality, the Practice will contact you by letter or telephone.
If your blood test is normal, the Practice will not contact you.
You may, however, telephone our new Blood Results Line 7-10 days after your bloods have been taken: Monday - Thursday 2.00 - 3.30 pm on 01625 264024.
Please note that your call will be handled by non-clinical staff who can only report on the results available to them at the time of your call as different results may be received at different times.
Additional Telephone Consultation Appointments
A small number of Telephone Consultations are now available each morning, along with the ones already offered in the afternoon
We would like to welcome our new Registrars Dr Adam Hussain , and Dr Tolulope Abolarin who joined the Practice on the 6th August 2019.
Please note that with effect from 1 January 2014 we no longer offer Wart Clinic appointments with our Nursing Team.
GP Dermatology Clinic appointments will remain available to our Patients, by referral from another Doctor within the Practice.