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Always running out of regular medications?

Please keep a stock and order via EMIS patient access in good time.

If you are collecting from the surgery please allow 2 working days, for your request to be processed. If you have requested that your prescription be sent to a Pharmacy please allow 3-4 workings before collecting from your Pharmacy.

It is your responsibility to order more medication in good time;

If you run out, we cannot release the duty doctor from more urgent task; please understand for most long term medications it is safe to leave them off for 48 hours; we will only issue emergency scripts for medication that is dangerous to suddenly stop.   

Do not ring our reception to check where your prescription; you can use the EMIS patient access to check as it automatically updates once your script is issued

We apologise for any problems you may be having with Patient Access. This service is a national system and therefore may become overloaded. Please come into Surgery if you have any problems so we can assist you. 


 To Register please come into surgery for your log in details. Once you have acquired these then please click this link for Patient Access


Handbridge Medical Centre

The doctors and staff at Handbridge Medical Centre in Chester are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like 

If you need to see a doctor while the surgery is closed please telephone 680169 as normal. Listen carefully to the answer phone message for an alternative phone number to ring during this time. 

Please be aware that a certain number of doctors appointments are available to pre-book up to two weeks in advance. See appointments section for more details.

 We have a patient group - find out more

We have regular PPG meetings

held  2 monthly Wednesday at 5:30pm at The Ship, Handbridge

Rolling Half day training

The surgery will be shut between 12.30 - 5.00pm for training purposes on:

24th of June

Our CQC report is now available. Please click here to view.


Friends & Family Test

The NHS friends and family test (FFT) is an important opportunity for you to provide feedback on the services that provide your care and treatment. Please click on the link above to provide us with feedback on your visits to ourselves. Thank you.


We are now an EPS (electronic prescription service) participator. Please ask the pharmacy of your choice to register you for this service. Please click the link for more information: EPS Information


NHS Data Extraction Programme

Please click on this title for more information. It will direct you to a new window.



Please see "out of hours" section if you need to contact a doctor or nurse as an emergency over these periods. 


An Extended Hours Clinic runs 6.30pm-8pm weekdays and Saturdays 10am – 12 Noon on the Countess of Chester Health Park site, routine appointments can be booked by calling 01244 385422.


The Out of Hours Service operates overnight and at weekends on 01244 385300.  

We welcome your comments and feedback on the service that we provide; this can be done via the website or by using the suggestions box in the practice.



(Site updated 03/07/2015)
For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
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