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Flu Vaccinations

Are you eligible for a flu vaccine? If so you can now book your flu vaccination appointment.


You are eligible to receive a free flu jab if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or over
  • Are pregnant
  • Have certain medical conditions
  • Are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility
  • Receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill

 OVER 65’s clinics start 19th September.

 UNDER 65 and at risk clinics start 14th October.

 Ring the surgery today to make an appointment.




Your Infection




Without antibiotics,

most are better by

How to look after yourself and family


Middle ear infection



8 days



·        Have plenty of rest

·        Drink enough fluids to avoid feeling thirsty

·        Ask your local pharmacist to recommend medicines to help your symptoms or pain (or both)

·        Fever is a sign the body is fighting the infection and usually gets better by itself in most cases. You can use paracetamol if you or your child are uncomfortable as a result of a fever

·        Use a tissue and wash your hands well to help prevent spread of your infection to your family, friends and others that you meet


Sore throat



7 – 8 days






14 – 21 days



Common cold



14 days


 Cough or                bronchitis


21 days


Incorrect information on Google

Please check our here for practice website for information on opening and closing times.

We are aware that information showed by Google about the surgery is incorrect. We are in the process of trying to rectify this.


Our opening times are:-

Mon                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Tues                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Wed                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Thur                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Fri                         8:00am – 6:30pm

Sat/Sun                                Closed


* Patients wishing to use the Extended Hours Phlebotomy Service NEED to make an APPOINTMENT there first **


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The surgery is open from 08:00 to 18:30 on weekdays and is closed on weekends and bank holidays. The surgery is also closed for staff training between 12 noon and 17:00 on one afternoon per month and these dates are displayed in our newsletter, our noticeboard section on the home page and on Facebook.

 Dr. McAlaveyDr. AndertonDr. Thorburn
MonAm  &  Pm
TuesAm  &  PmAm  &  Pm   
Wed  Am  &  Pm 
Thurs  Am  &  Pm Am  &  Pm
Am  &  Pm
( Not available every Friday)
Am  &  Pm
(pm appointments
 are not available every Friday)











When the Surgery is Closed


When the Surgery is Closed

Emergency GP services can be accessed by ringing the surgery number and noting the telephone number of the Out-of-Hours Service which is 01244 385300.

The evening, weekend and bank holiday services are commissioned by the Western Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Please note for your confidence and security all telephone calls to the out-of-hours service are recorded.  Additional out-of-hours support can be obtained from NHS 111 by dialling “111” which is a free call number

Walk-in Centres

There is a walk in centres in Chester, adjacent to the Countess of Chester Hospital Accident & Emergency Dept.  Others are situated at:

Wirral Arrowe Park NHS Walk-in Centre

Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park Road, Upton, Wirral  CH49 5PE

Open Monday to Friday 07:00 – 22:00, weekends 09:00 – 22:00.

Liverpool City Walk-in Centre

Unit 4 Charlotte Row,  53 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool  L1 1HU

Open Monday to Friday 07:00 – 22:00, weekends & bank holidays 09:00 -  22:00

Wirral (Wallasey) NHS Walk-in Centre

Victoria Central Hospital, Mill Lane, Wallasey, CH44 5UF

Opening hours are the same as Arrowe Park.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

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