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We will be closed on from 6.30pm on Friday 22nd August 2014 until 8am on Tuesday 26th August 2014.

Strawberry Gardens Medical Practice is backing the RCGP Campaign "Put Patients First", to find out more or sign the petition please click here .

Welcome to Strawberry Gardens Medical practice

Our doctors and primary health care team believe in providing a traditional service by retaining the ‘Small practice’ feel and ethos. 

Strawberry Gardens doctors' surgery in Heysham provides the highest quality healthcare to patients in the Lancashire area. Our doctors, nurses and all our other staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you. . 

The practice is based on two sites, our branch site being situated within Morecambe Health Centre. We have been established there since 1977. In July 1996 we opened Strawberry Gardens Medical practice. Both sites have car parking and disabled facilities and are within easy reach of local public transport.


Our new telephone number is 01524 518500 

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NHS 111 Service

NHS 111 is a new service being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services. If you live in Lancashire (excludingWest Lancashire) you can now call 111 when you need medical help fast, but it isn’t a 999 emergency.

NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help – wherever you are, and whatever the time.

You can call NHS 111 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and all calls from landlines and mobiles are free.

When to use it?

You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.

You should call 111 if:

  • you need medical help fast, but it's not a 999 emergency
  • you think you need to go to A&E or another NHS urgent care service
  • you don't know who to call, or you don't have a GP to call, or
  • you require health information or reassurance about what to do next

For less urgent health needs you should still contact your GP or local pharmacist in the usual way.

For immediate, life-threatening emergencies, continue to call 999.

How does it work?

The service is staffed by a team of fully trained advisers, supported by experienced nurses, who will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, give you the healthcare advice you need and direct you to the right local service as quickly as possible. This can include anout-of-hours doctor ,walk-in centre or urgent care centre, community nurses, emergency dentist or late-opening chemist.

When you call 111, you will be assessed straight away. In an emergency, an ambulance will be sent immediately without the need for any further assessment. For any other health problems, the NHS 111 call advisers will be able to direct you to the service that is best able to meet your needs. If a health professional has given you a specific telephone number to call when you are concerned about your condition, please continue to use that number.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls from landlines and mobile phones are free.

We are changing the way we use prescriptions.

To order prescriptions via the new Patient Access Service please Click Here

To order prescriptions via the old service please Click Here


(Site updated 21/08/2014)
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EXTENDED HOURS -  Monday 15th September 2014 6.30-9.00pm

We will be offering late appointments with either the doctor or practice nurse on Monday 15th September 2014. We hope to be able to offer this service two late evenings per month in future.  Check the website or call the surgery for details of the next evening session.

EXCITING NEWS!!

Please click here to read all about it here

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

Home Visits

Visits are for housebound patients.  Please phone before 10.00 a.m. as this allows the doctor to plan his work load. Children with a temperature can be safely brought to the surgery, and this way they can generally be seen much quicker than via a home visit.

Smoking Cessation Clinic

We provide in-house smoking cessation support.  Please enquire at reception.

MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) vaccination Catch up

We are able to offer catch up vaccinations for patients aged 16+ who havent had/completed the course of vaccinations for MMR. For more information, please click here, or telephone the Practice.

 
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