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2nd Floor, The Croft Shifa Health Centre, Belfield Road, , Rochdale, OL16 2UYTel: 01706 664160
* We have two young and enthusiastic Doctors. One has special interest in orthopaedics/minor surgery and the other has special interest in diabetes/CHD. We also have a Practice Nurse who can initiate insulin for diabetic patients.* Make appointments and order repeat medication online now. Click the Patient Online Access link under further information.
* If you require any information regarding Rochdale Health Alliance please visit http://rha.direct/
*If you wish to see the GP regarding a Road Traffic Accident, please inform the member of staff at reception.* Have your say in the next Patient Participation Group. Ask the Practice Manager for more info!* If you have a few minutes please fill in this Friends and Family Test.* PLEASE BE AWARE PRIVATE LETTERS/MEDICAL FORMS CAN TAKE UP TO 7-10 WORKING DAYS. IF PATIENTS NEED THEM ANY SOONER IT MAY ENTAIL ADDITIONAL CHARGES. SOLICITOR REQUESTS FOR MEDICAL RECORDS CAN TAKE UP TO 20 WORKING DAYS
* Named Accountable GP for all patients! Click here for more information.
Chronic Disease ClinicsPlease contact the surgery to make an appointment with the nurse for annual review for the following diseases eg, COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, CHD, Epilepsy, Learning Disabilities etc.
Family Planning ClinicsSurgery runs family planning clinics. For advice or any procedures please contact surgery to book appointment.
Minor SurgeryFor joint injections and other minor surgery procedures please contact the reception staff for further information.
Health TrainersSurgery has a health trainer who can advise patients on healthy eating, weight management and exercise.Please contact Receptionist to book appointment
Out of Hours and WeekendsFor urgent advice and treatment when our practice is closed, call BARDOC on0161 763 4242
Winter Newsletter 2020