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Royton Medical Centre
 Royton Medical Centre

Royton Medical Centre

15 Market Street
Royton
Oldham
OL2 5QA
Tel: 0161 652 6336

If you need to see or speak to a clinician, please call the surgery between Monday - Friday at 8am. The receptionist will ask the reason for the appointment so that you can be directed to the most appropriate clinician.

You can also book appointments online. Please call into reception to register for online access.

The surgery offers same day access for all patients under the age of 5 years.

Appointments can be booked 6 months in advance.

All patient services are on the ground level, giving easy access for disabled patients to the surgery. The surgery also has a hearing loop on reception for patients who may suffer from hearing problems.

If you would like to speak to a member of staff in private please inform the receptionist for them to arrange a private room.


Our Clinics & Services

Asthma
The practice asthma Leads are: Dr M Stewart (GP) and Shahin Zulfiqar (Practice Nurse).
The practice offers patients with asthma:
Regular structured reviews of patients' asthma control every six months or every three months if control is poor.
A 20-30 minute appointment will be offered for each review.
Inhaler technique assessment and training will be given.
A personalised Asthma Action Plan will be give for all patients with asthma.
Age-appropriate, self-managed resourses for people with asthma can follow the link below for Asthma UK: HTTP://www.asthma.org.uk/

 

 

MIND (Active Monitoring Clinics)
Feeling stressed Anxious or fed up with life. An opportunity to talk to someone whos there to listen. Active monitoring can with with a range of issues and may be able to work with you over a period of eight weeks to provide guided self help.

 

Comfort Calling Clinics
Our health care assistant currently has a comfort calling clinic for patients who are housebound, are vunerable, have dementia patients, and isolated patients. We recognise that patients do wish to be cared for in their homes locally with the support of the practice team. The practice supports patients by monitoring their progress and revewing their needs with the support of the GPs, voluntary and third party suppliers such as Age UK / Concern / Oldham Carers / Dementia Friends ect.


Welfare Rights Clinics
Confidential support for patients who are having difficuties with benefit claims, appeals and much more.


Baby Clinic And Child Immunisations
The surgery runs a baby clinic every Thursday. The nurse at the practice carries out all vaccinations. You will need an appointment if your child requires any immunisations. Child assessments are also available by appointment these are sent out direct from the NHS Child Health service. Please ensure you bring your RED BOOK to every baby clinic. This is very important as it enables the GP and nurse to check the child's progress and immunisation status.


District Nurses
You can call the district nurses on 0300 323 0464, who are based at Royton Health & Well-being Centre. There is an answerphone service to book an appointment. They provide services such as removal of stitches and dressings. They also provide nursing care help and advise to patients in their own homes. They also organise equipment and adaptations to help the disabled.


Beacon Ultrasound Clinics
A referral from the GP must be obtained in order for an appointment to be arranged. The Beacon Ultrasound clinics are held at the surgery every Monday.


Practice Nurse
The practice nurse can be seen for various health problems and advice, COPD reviews, smears, contraception, travel vaccinations, immunisations (flu, pneumonia, shingles, B12, child imms), BP checks, asthma reviews, diabetic reviews, and mental health reviews. The practice nurse will carry out elderly checks in the comfort of their own home if they are unable to attend the surgery (by appointment only).


NHS Health Checks
This health check is to assess people aged between 40-74 to see if you are at risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease and stroke. The health check is made up of two appointments. The first one being a 5 minute appointment to have your bloods taken to check your cholesterol level. This test is usually fasting which means nothing to eat from 12 o'clock the night before. Once your blood results are back you will then have the second appointment where the rest of the health chgeck will be completed. We will record your height weight and take your blood pressure. The health care assistant will also discuss your results with you from the blood test and tell you what they mean and help support you to reduce your risk and stay healthy. You will be given personalised advice on how to lower your risk and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Depending on the results some people may need to have another blood test to check for type 2 diabetes and also some people with high blood pressure will have their kidneys checked through a blood test. Treatment or medication may be prescribed to help you maintain your health.


Smear Tests
If you are aged 25 years you are now due your first smear test. If ages 28 - 65 years and not had a recent smear over the past 3 years please ensure that you book an appointment with the receptionists.

Health Care Assistant
The health care assistants are fully trained in phlebotomy and various fields. You can see the health care assistants for blood tests, BP checks, 0ver 65 healthchecks, NHS health checks, foot pulses, flu/pneumo/shingles vaccinations.

Minor Surgery Clinic
Every 2 weeks on a Tuesday afternoon - by appointment only.

7 Day Access Service
The 7 Day Access Service will now be holding clinics at Royton Medical Centre every Monday and Wednesday from 6:30pm to 9pm. If you need to see a GP and the surgery is closed in the evenings or at weekends, please call 0161 934 2827.

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