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Happy new year from all at Handbridge Medical Centre!

As you may have seen in the news the pressures on the NHS are particularly strong during this time of year. Please can we ask all patients to kindly view our making the right choice page, to make sure you are making the correct the choices when seeking NHS care, to help ease the pressure on our practice and our NHS colleagues at A&E. 

Please note that at the moment there is an NHS Medicine Supply Crisis. Please click here and select NHS Medicine Supply Crisis tab for more information. 

Econsult is now live, please click here if you would like an online consultation.

Please welcome to the surgery Dr J. Harrison (m) and Dr C. Harris (f) who are our new GP Registrars. For further info please click here. 

Always running out of regular medications?

Please keep a stock and order further supplies 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 tasks; please understand that for most long term medications, it is safe to leave them off for 48 hours.  Our receptionists will only accept emergency scripts for medication that is dangerous to suddenly stop.   

Do not ring our reception to check where your prescription is; you can check the progress of any script requested using the EMIS patient access.  The system automatically updates once your script is issued.


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


Carers Link & Carers Direct

Many people are responsible for caring for family members who are disabled or have chronic diseases.  We have a named team member who is our carer link, Evelyn McGuiness and she will be able to help you with information and support. If you are a carer or you care for someone, please contact our reception team so we can ensure this information is updated in your Medical Records.

Carers Helpline provide a local service, giving information, advice and support across Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester. Open Monday to Friday 10.00am until 4.00pm.           Contact: 0800 085 0307 for further information.

Carers Direct

Content Supplied by NHS Choices There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.
Online Enquiry Form

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

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