Saturday routine appointments available at Wigton hospital

Did you know?????

That every Saturday you can have a routine appointment with a Nurse, Health Care Assistant and a GP or advance nurse practitioner.

Our practice have appointments for our patients to see a clinician at Wigton Hospital every Saturday.

Appointments are available from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

So for those of you that work Monday to Friday and normally have to take time off to visit your GP practice for a routine appointments for:

  • Routine clinical problems
  • Bloods
  • Cervical screening
  • NHS health Check
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Hypertension, diabetes or respiratory reviews
  • Dressings

Please contact us to arrange a convenient time for you to been seen on a Saturday.

The Service is called Cumbria Health Enhanced Access (CHEA), some of our clinicians work for this service so you may see a familiar friendly face.

Contact us today if you are overdue any routine tests/ annual reviews etc. and are struggling to get to the practice through the week so that we can arrange for you to be seen on a Saturday avoiding any inconvenience to your working week.

Appointments must be made and cancelled through the GP practice

Please note that Wigton hospital team do not have access to these appointments

If you require a dressing or injections that you will have to collect these prior to the appointment either from the pharmacy or our Practice

Thank you.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

If you have a high temperature, new continuous cough or a loss of, or change in your normal sense of taste or smell please do not attend the surgery.

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