Our Practice


The St James Medical Centre is a modern purpose built General Practice with a healthcare team is made up of five doctors, and a full quota of reception staff  and nursing staff. The practice provides a broad range of General Medical Services, Chronic Disease Management, Antenatal and Postnatal care, Child Health, Rhuematology (joint injections) and has access to counselling services. 

                                

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FLU VACCINATION 2019/2020

People aged over 65. those with long term health conditions, carers and pregnant women are at greater risk from flu and it is recommended that they receive a flu vaccine.  Adjuvent vaccine is recommended for patients aged over 65 and Quadrivalent vaccine for patients aged under 65.  We have both vaccines in stock.   Please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment. 

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Medicine Supply Issues

We have been advised via local pharmacies that there are supply or manufacturing issues on a number of medicines.  This situation is beyond our control and is likely to result in some disruption to patients but we are working to keep this to a minimum. 

 

Extended Hours

The practice is trialling extended hours and will be offering some appointments between 7am and 8am.  These can be booked in the usual way.
 
 

GDPR 

This practice holds medical records containing data which is strictly confidential. We as a practice will comply with this new piece of EU regulation which comes into effect on the 25th May 2018. This has been designed to update existing data protection legislation. Its main aim is to unify data privacy and security. The GDPR regulations ensure that we as a practice keep and maintain up-to-date records of the data flows from our practice to healthcare professionals involved in your healthcare. Please be assured that we will continue to actively request consent from you on all occasions where others request access to your clinical record. We have robust data protection policies and procedures in place. Please go to the More Information section and click on the downloads where you will find the 'privacy notices' for patients in this section of the practice website.  We will no longer charge patients for access to medical records (save in exceptional circumstances). The designated Data Protection Officer at the practice is Dr N khwaja.

 

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 Contractual Requirement for Patient Online Service


Patients can request online access to records to make appointments, order prescription and view coded terms, allergies and immunisation within the record. 

Please ask at reception for more information and an application form.

 


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Opening Times

Open Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6.30pmClinic/Consultation Times available from 8am to 5.30pm

 


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Announcements

Training Practice
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More GP appointments for East Lancs Residents
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