Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
The Surgery will close at 12:00 pm for staff training and will re-open at 08:00 am the following day:
Thursday 16th January
Thursday 5th March
Thursday 26th March
Thursday 23rd April
Thursday 21st May
Thursday 18th June
Thursday 16th July
Thursday 17th September
Thursday 15th October
Thursday 19th November
Our telephone is managed from 8 am until 6.30 pm, Monday to Friday, apart from the third Thursday in every month when we close at 12 noon for training.
If you require medical assistance at the weekend or after 6.30 pm, please call 111.
Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) A new Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) opens on 29 April 2019 at the Tameside Hospital site (next to A&E). The new centre – our new broader and better offer – replaces the existing Walk in Centre (WIC) at Ashton Primary Care Centre (which closes the day before). Initially people with an urgent need will be able seek support at the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) by walking in between 9.00am – 9.00pm, 7 days a week. Later in the year as well as the ability to walk in, anyone registered with a GP practice in Tameside & Glossop will have access to a range of bookable appointments through their GP or NHS111. This will complement the range of appointments currently available in the evenings and at weekends through the Primary Care Access Service (PCAS).
Ring NHS 111
NHS 111 is available all year round.
When you ring 111, you will speak to an experienced triage nurse, who can offer advice about a wide range of ailments.
Your needs will be assessed and advice offered.
Additional information on all of the services above can be found on the NHS Choices website at www.nhs.co.uk
The website also provides information on health conditions and their treatment and management.
Ring 999 or visit the Accident & Emergency department at Tameside General Hospital
The Accident & Emergency department at Tameside General Hospital should be used for medical emergencies ONLY.
Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
The Accident and Emergency Department should only be used by people with serious injuries or serious illness requiring immediate treatment, but we realise that people are not always sure where else to go.
By using the other services described above, next time you need treatment, you can avoid a lengthy wait at the hospital as well as helping us make sure A&E is there to look after those who need it the most.
Stamford House Surgery offers a walk in clinic Monday to Friday fromo 8.30 am to 10.30 am for urgent problems.
Surgery closure dates for Bank Holidays 2020:
Wednesday 1st January – New Year’s Day
Friday 10th April – Good Friday
Monday 13th April – Easter Monday
Friday 8th May – Early May bank holiday (this is the one that has changed)
Monday 25th May – Spring bank holiday
Monday 31st August – Summer bank holiday
Friday 25th December – Christmas Day
Monday 28th December – Boxing Day
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