We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Appointments advice

We use a system called askmyGP which is an easy and fast way to ask for any kind of help from the practice. We respond during working hours Monday to ... [continue] Appointments advice


Practice Nurse Clinics and Health Promotion The Practice Nurses run clinics for the continuous care of patients suffering from chronic diseases which include coronary heart disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary ... [continue] Clinics

Extended hours access

Townside Surgery is pleased to provide patients with Both GP and Nurses appointments outside our general practice hours. We have appointments available during the evenings and at the weekends. To ... [continue] Extended hours access

Find local services

Bury has a wealth of services from Health and social to support groups for Carers.  To find out more, please use the link below: The NHS has an excellent search tool ... [continue] Find local services

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

Why GPs Sometimes Charge Fees Surely the doctor is being paid anyway? It is important to understand that many GPs are not employed by the NHS. They are self-employed and ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Repeat prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions can be ordered in a number of ways: In person – hand your computerised repeat slip into reception with the required items clearly marked. By post – send it to ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test and results

When you attend for a test of any kind you will be told how long you should expect to wait for the results. Please call in or telephone reception who ... [continue] Test and results

Travel health

Stay safe and healthy abroad If you are travelling abroad you may need to be vaccinated. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss the vaccinations you will ... [continue] Travel health

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014