We are providing Enhanced Access service in our practice every Saturday from 9am to 12pm. The Saturday clinics are for pre-booked appointments only however you can book an appointment on the day by ringing Increased Access Service on 01772 529200. Please be aware that you may be asked to travel to a different practice to be seen.
Increased Access is a service commissioned by Lancashire and South Cumbria ICB to provide a seven day service to patients. The Greater Preston Primary Care Network is a group of 10 practices working together to deliver healthcare.
Appointments are a mixture of face to face and telephone consultations. You may be asked to travel to adifferent practice to be seen. As well as GP appointments, staff at the locality clinics will provide a range of appointments with Practice Nurses, who will be available to provide chronic disease reviews, smears, along with other Health CareProfessionals.
Your GP staff can book these appointments for you, as they would for their weekday service. When the service is open, their phone lines will divert automatically to the service, but you can also ring the Increased Access Service.
Once all availability is full, you may be directed to an alternative service, such as 111. Please also be aware that the administrative staff working at the locality surgeries do not have access to patients’ full medical records and therefore will not be able to answer queries on referrals, prescriptions, test results, private work and entries to medical records.
To provide an out of hours service, one or more of these practices will be open:
- Monday to Friday 6.30pm to 8.30pm
- Saturdays 9.00am to 5.00pm
- Sundays 9.00am to 12.00pm.
There will also be a Bank Holiday service (with the exception of Christmas Day) but the times of this may vary.
There is no facility to book or cancel appointments online for the Increased Access Service at this time. Please call your own practice if you need to cancel your appointment. Please click here to leave your feedback.
Greater Preston Network Group
- Dr Yerra – Gutteridge Medical Centre
- Dr Ali – Gutteridge Medical Centre
- Briarwood Medical Centre
- Lane Ends Surgery
- North Preston Medical Group
- Park View Surgery
- Park Medical Practice
- St Fillan’s Medical Centre
- Penwortham St Mary's Medical Group (St Mary'sHealth Centre and UCLan)
- Kingsfold Medical Centre
Increased Access Service: 01772 529200
Dates when Surgery is closed for training
The surgery will be closed on the following dates from 1.00pm onwards for staff training.
- 5th March 2024
- 9th April 2024
- 11th June 2024
- 16th July 2024
- 15th October 2024
- 26th Nov 2024
In cases of emergency please ring 111.
Our services will re-open as usual at 8am on the following day.
Bank holidays in England and Wales
|New Year’s Day
|Early May bank holiday
|Spring bank holiday
|Summer bank holiday