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Increase in access to appointments with your GP

In order to improve access to appointments and to manage the problems we are having with the phone system, we have now made some appointments available to book up to four weeks in advance.  We are also holding some of the afternoon appointments and releasing them at 12pm each day, rather than releasing all the appointments in one go at 8.20am.  This also applies to advance booking appointments and internet bookable appointments.

We hope this will help reduce the waiting times for calls to be answered in the mornings and reduce the occasions when the phone system ‘drops’ callers out of the queue before they get through to the practice.

Our new telephone system is due to be installed in May this year.

Thank you for your patience whilst these changes are being introduced.

Patient Services Team


 Have we got your correct contact details? Please ensure that you update us when your contact details change. We are able to send appointment confirmation and reminders, as well as reminders for annual reviews if we have your mobile number on file. We have received positive feedback on our text messaging system, however if you would prefer to opt-out of this service please contact Reception


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If you would like further information on how to receive a testing kit please click here where you can request a kit to be sent to your home.



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Worried about your memory?


Do you...

§  find it hard to follow conversations or programmes on TV?

§  forget the names of friends or everyday objects?

§  notice that you repeat yourself or lose the thread of what you are saying?

§  feel confused even when in a familiar environment?

§  struggle to remember arrangements or appointments you recently made?

§  notice that family members start to comment on your forgetfulness?


Memory problems are common, however they can also be an early sign of a medical condition known as dementia. You should seek help from your GP if you have persisting concerns that your memory is deteriorating and it impacts on your everyday abilities.


If you're worried about someone else, you should encourage them to make an appointment and perhaps suggest that you go along too.



Diagnosed with dementia?

The Alzheimer’s Society has developed a factsheet called ‘
After Diagnosis’ with tips and advice.

The following local services are able to help you and anyone involved, with questions you may have:

§  Local Alzheimer’s Society Office (for people diagnosed with any type of dementia and their carers) – 0161 483 4446

§  Signpost Stockport for Carers – 0161 442 0442

§  FLAG – for local Advice and Guidance in Stockport – 0161 474 1042

§  Stockport Dementia Care Training (for family and friends) – 0161 716 4531

§  Age UKStockport – 0161 480 1211

§  My Care My Choice website –


Or visit the Alzheimer’s Society online (all types of dementia) for information and advice:


Please don’t hesitate to ask for information or emotional, social, practical and financial support.
There is evidence that accessing help and support will assist both people with dementia and their family to manage better now and in the future.
Services are there for you to help you live well with dementia!

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