Lees Medical Practice

Lees Medical Practice

Athens Way, Lees, Oldham, OL4 3BP

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NHS

Telephone: 0161 652 1285

Fax: 0845 194 96 34

Out of Hours: 111

Clinics & Services

The practice has been active in keeping up to date and introducing new developments. We are fully computerised and linked electronically to GoToDoc, The Primary Care Trust and local hospitals for pathology results.

Both doctors are trained in obstetrics, child health and contraception and also provide regular minor surgery clinics one saturday a month

Our practice nurses offer a comprehensive service from smear taking and contraception to disease monitoring of Diabetes, Asthma, Heart disease and Hypertension.

The health care assistant is able to carry out routine blood tests, blood pressures, elderly health assessments and new patient medicals. Her role is constantly expanding and developing and provides an additional source of skill mix within the surgery team.

CHS

Child Health Surveillance – Immunisation clinics are held by the practice nurse. An appointment will be sent to you by Child Health, to bring your baby for immunisations when they are due. Dr Mistry will carry out a child health surveillance checks and a trained receptionist will measure and weigh your baby. Dr Mistry is able to answer any queries you have regarding your baby.

Clinics are by appointment

ANC

Antenatal Clinic is held each week, on Friday. The midwives run these clinics and appoint patients when necessary. The midwife is also here to answer any questions you might have regarding your pregnancy/health. A leaflet is available, detailing the roles of everyone involved in your care and the schedule that will be followed for scans, blood tests etc.

Clinics are held between 09:00 – 10:50am every Friday.

Contact numbers and times:

09.00 – 09.30am 624 9820
09.00 – 16.00pm 652 5811 (or hospital 624 0420)

Chaperones

Chaperones are available on request for all appointments at this practice.

Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Management

These services are provided by the Practice and are accessed by making an appointment with the Practice Nurse. Health Promotion includes Holiday Vaccinations, Travel Advice, Cervical smears, Family Planning, Well Woman and Well Man Checks, Lifestyle, Diet and Exercise Advice and Flu / Pneumonia Vaccinations.

CDM

Chronic Disease Management is also a nurse led service including Asthma/COPD, Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease/Hypertension management. The practice expects to see patients with these conditions every six – twelve months, dependant upon how well their condition is controlled.

District Nurse Clinics

Clinics include ear syringing, stitch removal, dressings changed and certain types of injection i.e. Vitamin B12 or Iron.

Appointments are made by contacting the district nurses on: 0161 716 2888.

Minor Surgery Clinics

We hold a clinic every few months here at the surgery. We remove moles, Skin tags, cysts, toe nails and administer joint injections.

Chlamydia Testing

We offer chlamydia testing for patients 15 – 24 year olds all you need to do is ask the doctor or the nurse.

Asthma leads for the Practice

The leads for Asthma at Lees Medical practice is Dr Shafique and Anita the Practice Nurse.

To book an appointment to see either of the above please ring 0161 652 1285

As a young asthma patient (under 19) you are given an action plan from the nurse and regular 6 monthly reviews.

All other patients will have regular 12 monthly reviews and an Asthma control test

All patients will be reviewed on inhaler technique and awareness of your condition.

If required there may be 3 monthly reviews if there is poor control – the Nurse/GP will explain if this is necessary.

If you are unwell with your Asthma you are able to see a GP of your choice.

For full details of how long an appointment will take, what will happen and what you need to bring please speak to the receptionists on the above number.

The surgery has a programme of annual improvements and will be working with all Asthma patients in improving the care and service provided by the practice. This will help patients improve their personal care and management of this chronic disease and keep more patients well and stop exacerbations and hospital stays.

Resouces are available on following website:
Asthma UK
http:/www.asthma.org.uk/

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00 - 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:00 - 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:00 - 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:00 - 18:30
  • Friday
    08:00 - 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED