Lees Medical Practice

Athens Way, Lees, Oldham, OL4 3BP

Telephone: 0161 652 1285

gmicb-old.leesmedicalpractice@nhs.net

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Catchment area

Before filling out a registration form, check you are in our catchment area.

Find out with GPs you can register with on the NHS website.

To register with the surgery:

When you register, it’s helpful to have your NHS number. You can use the NHS website to find your NHS number.

However, you do not need proof of address or immigration status, ID or an NHS number to register at the practice.

Rights and Responsibilities

Your Rights as a Patient

  • New patients will be offered a new patient health check within six months of registering with the practice.
  • Patients will not be removed from the list without first receiving a warning, and a reason will be given for this.
  • You have a right to choose a GP within the practice either for one appointment or generally, but this may mean you will have to wait longer for an appointment. Also, the GP may refuse to see you if there are reasonable grounds, or you could be asked to see another GP if you are requesting a particular service which is provided by another clinician within the practice.
  • You have a right to an appointment, regardless of whether or not you have been seen within the last 3 years (12 months if over 75).

 Your Responsibilities as a Patient

  • To treat all staff with respect.
  • To keep appointments or to let us know in good time if you are not able to attend, in order for the appointment to be offered to another patient.
  • To tell us immediately if you change your address or telephone number.

Accessing someone else’s information

As a parent, family member or carer, you may be able to access services for someone else. We call this having proxy access. We can set this up for you if you are both registered with us.

To requests proxy access, please collect a proxy access form from reception from 9am to 5pm.

Linked profiles in your NHS account

 Once proxy access is set up, you can access the other person’s profile in your NHS account, using the NHS App or website.

The NHS website has information about using linked profiles to access services for someone else.

Accountable GP

From 1st April 2015, practices are required to allocate all patients (including children) with a named accountable GP.

The named GP is responsible for the coordination and delivery of all appropriate services, where required based on clinical judgement, to each of their patients.

  • Patients do not need to see their named GP when they book an appointment with the practice.
  • Patients are entitled to choose to see any GP or nurse in the practice.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Thursday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Friday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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