We are now introducing online consultations
You can now complete an online consultation form for your GP to see instead of booking an appointment, to learn more click the banner above.
Dear Patient, We are aware that currently everyone is going through a difficult time with many people being directly affected with Covid-19 either with lock-down, shielding or self-isolating. We would like to reassure you that we are providing telephone assessments both for acute illness and chronic conditions. The hospital is continuing to provide suspected cancer assessments for people that have symptoms that may indicate underlying/sinister cause or malignancy. Although this list is not all encompassing we would ask that you contact us as you normal would if you develop or are concerned about anything including:
- Unexplained weight loss,
- Concerns over altered bowel habit, especially if associated with blood,
- New lumps in the abdomen and abdominal pain,
- Coughs for more than 4 weeks,
- Coughing up blood,
- Swallowing problems especially if progressive,
- Blood in urine,
- Breast lumps,
- Post-menopausal bleeding,
- Any changes to moles that you are concerned about,
- Progressive headache especially if associated with other signs and symptoms,
- Jaundice (yellowing of skin),
- Unexplained bruising,
- Testicular lumps.
COVID-19 - CORONAVIRUS
ATTENTION IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19):
THE NHS ACROSS BOLTON WILL BE BETTER PREPARED FOR OUTBRAKS OF NEW INFECTION DISEASES, IF THE PUBLIC FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE.
THE NHS HAS PUT IN PLACE MEASURES TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS AND STAFF WHICH MAY MEAN YOUR PATIENT EXPERIENCE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY 13TH MARCH THAT THE COUNTRY IS MOVING INTO THE DELAY STAGE OF THE REPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID190).
ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC IS REGARDLESS OF TRAVEL HISTORY OR CONTACT WITH CONFIRMED CASES, IF YOU HAVE: A NEW CONTINUOUS COUGH OR A TEMPERATURE OF 37.8 OR HIGHER OR LOSS OF/CHANGE IN SMELL OR TASTE. STAY AT HOME AND SELF ISOLATE FOR 7 DAYS. IF YOUR SYMPTOMS GET WORSE AND YOU CANNOT MANAGE AT HOME OR YOUR SYMPTOMS DO NOT GET BETTER AFTER 7 DAYS PLEASE USE NHS 111 ONLINE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO NHS 111 ON LINE PLEASE CALL NHS 111. IF YOU LIVE WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS DEVELOPED SYMPTOMS YOU WILL NEED TO SELF ISOLATE FOR 14 DAYS LONGER IS NECESSARY, PLEASE SEE LINK FOR FULL GUIDANCE.
FOR STAY AT HOME ADVICE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW
For further information and guidance please click on the following link.
If you need an isolation notice for your employer please follow the following link.
National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000247 https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
NSPCC Helpline 0808 8005000
Childline Helpline 0800 1111
Mind Helpline www.mind.org.uk
ICON (babies cry, you can cope
Safelives: Domestic Abuse & COVID http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domestic-abuse-and-covid-19
IRISi Interventions www.irisi.org/iris/find-your-local-iris-site/
ARE YOU STRUGGLING AT HOME ON YOUR OWN? DO YOU NEED HELP WITH FOOD & SHOPPING AND OTHER SOCIAL ISSUES. IF YOU ARE PLEASE LET US KNOW SO THAT WE CAN HELP YOU FIND HELP. IN ADDITION YOU CAN CALL:
BOLTON COUNCIL ON 01204 337221
THE NATIONAL SUPPORT HELPLINE 08000288327
YOU CAN ALSO REGISTER ONLINE FOR HELP AT WWW.GOV.UK/CORONAVIRUS-EXTREMELY-VULNERABLE
Welcome to the Swan Lane Medical Centre website where we hope you will find enhanced convenience added to first class healthcare. Find out when we are open and how to see a member of the team. We’ve made life a little easier with practice updates, news on the latest health issues and even access to repeat medication all at your fingertips.
Your Good Health
Access to a wide range of healthcare services is a key element of a good local practice. We don’t just want to see you when you’re ill we want to make sure you stay healthy too. Check out how we can cover both bases with our clinics and services.
Our professional team will ensure you receive the best attention at all times whether you’re attending a specialist clinic or a routine appointment. If you’re new to the area registration is easy and comes with the comfort of discretion and confidentiality assured.
The provision of high quality, effective healthcare for the practice population, whilst promoting an environment enabling personal and professional development.
- The key objectives for the practice are:
- Improved patient satisfaction
- Greater patient involvement
- Increased job satisfaction for staff and partners
- Provision of a safe environment for patients and staff
- Continued success in meeting local, government, regional and national targets for the provision of health care services to our patients
- The maintenance of existing services, and thorough identification of local needs, the appropriate expansion of services
- Maximisation of profitability through efficient, effective and innovative use of resources.
The Practice was inspected in October 2018 and received an overall grade of "Good". For further information please visit the link below:-
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(Site updated 14/07/2020)