With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
IT systems in practices NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group is advising patients that some practices are currently experiencing issues with slow IT systems, which may impact upon how quickly practice staff can help.
These issues are not the fault of staff within your GP practice, so please do be patient, they want to help you and will to their best to do so.
The slow access to systems is due to issues with the national N3 network - the national broadband network for the NHS - which is currently being replaced in stages across the country.
Local migration to the new Health and Social Care Network (the replacement for the N3 network) will take place within the next 6-8 weeks and once the work has been completed will provide a reliable and efficient service for GP practices.
Thank you to all local people for their patience in this matter and for supporting your GP practice during the transition period.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.Self Care Policy
Self care is about how you avoid becoming ill, treat common everyday illnesses and seek help when you need it as well as keeping fit and healthy.
Learning to take care of your own health is a good thing as it puts you in control, improves your quality of life and helps you live more healthily.
For minor short term health problems, patients should access advice and purchase such self-care remedies as they and their family need rather than being prescribed by their GP or other clinicians.
Warrington CCG - Guidance on Self Care Prescribing
Please see links below under "Local Services Information"
Stretton Medical Centre Self Care Policy
CQC Report 1.12.17
We aim to provide patients with the best care we can but we hope that, if you have a problem, you will use our in-house Practice Complaints Procedure. We believe this will give us the best chance of putting right whatever has gone wrong and an opportunity to improve our practice.
Complaints should be addressed to Mrs Wendy Lightfoot, Practice Manager, 5 Hatton Lane, Stretton, Warrington, WA4 4NE
NHS England - 0300 311 2233
Voiceability - 0300 330 5454
or visit www.healthwatchwarrington.co.uk
When your call is less urgent than 999
For further information please click link below:
Local Services Information
Self-care for Adults
Self-care for Children
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(Site updated 08/11/2019)