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Welcome To The Practice

INFORMATION

Face coverings will still be required when entering Lakeside Surgery, unless you are clinically exempt. 

In line with offical public health advice, measures remain in place across all healthcare services to protect patients, visitors and staff.

Protected Learning Time

Lakeside Surgery, along with all the other surgeries in Warrington, will be closed for Protected Learning Time on Wednesday 27th April 2022 between 1pm and 6.3pm. If you need urgent medical advice please call 111. 


Lakeside surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6:30pm. If you have an urgent problem during these times please ring the surgery. At all other times ring NHS 111. Opening times for Grappenhall Surgery are different, please see details below.

Inline with guidance from NHS England, online booking of appointments has been suspended.

Requests via eConsult for non-urgent problems can be made between 8am – 6:30pm, Monday to Friday. The practice will respond within 2 working day

In order to improve Face to Face access we have had to cut back on econsults. Therefore once we have reached capacity for the day, econsult will be switched off. You can still use econsult at 8am, alternatively phone the surgery for an appointment. You will be asked the reason for the appointment and days and times convenient to come in. All requests will be assessed by a GP and if required investigations, blood tests or imaging or onward referral may be arranged prior to an appointment with the doctor. We also have other clinicians who may be more appropriate for your problem, first contact physio, mental health practitioner, or pharmacist. Appointment can be booked up to 12 weeks in advance. 


Due to increased demand for appointments and the ongoing covid situation we are operating what is known as total triage system. This is to ensure the safety of you our patients, our staff, GPs and Nurses. Your GP or nurse will review your problem and will then, depending on your needs

  • offer you advice via text

  • offer you a telephone call

  • offer you a video call

  • ask to see you in person (face to face) or

  • navigate you to other services

If you need to order a repeat prescription please order online where possible. We have a dedicated email address for prescription requests only, please email lakeside.prescriptions@nhs.net or you can post your request in the box at either surgery or through the door when the surgery is closed. 

Please only attend the surgery if we ask you to. It’s important that you arrive at the time we ask you to attend and don’t forget to wear a face covering or mask. We are very sorry but we are unable to provide face coverings for patients. We also ask that you use the hand sanitiser before entering the building.  

The surgery doors are open however, we must limit the number of patients in the waiting room to four at Lakeside for the safety of all our patients especially the most vulnerable.


Please note – We are open Monday – Friday, 8am to 6.30pm. eConsults are available for non-urgent matters during these hours. We aim to respond by the end of the next working day and during normal working hours. If you have an urgent medical  issue please ring the practice 01925 755050 (in hours) or NHS 111 (out of hours). For medical emergencies ring 999

When we reach capacity, eConsult will be switched off.  If your request is medical urgent for that day, please telephone the surgery. Otherwise please complete an eConsult the next working day. 

For non-urgent advice outside of normal surgery hours, self-help is available via the eConsult link. 

 After completing the initial questions, please click on 'continue as guest' to complete your eConsult questionnaire. You DO NOT need to register with the NHS to complete an eConsult.

If you are completing an econsult for a skin or joint condition, please attach a photograph of the condition to your econsult. Thank you 

eConsult and get a response from a doctor before the end of the next working day or sooner


Urgent Appeal

Please return NHS Oxygen Saturation Probes.

If you have an NHS oxygen saturation probe at home and have now recovered from COVID-19, please return it today to your practice as local teams are desperately short.


Covid Vaccines

First, second and booster Covid vaccines are still available, please contact the surgery on 01925 755050 or Kat on 07851 960244 to book an appointment.

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO MAKE YOUR BOOSTER APPOINTMENT, PLEASE LET US KNOW SO WE CAN ALLOCATE YOUR DOSE TO ANOTHER PATIENT, ANY UNUSED VACCINES HAVE TO BE THROWN AWAY. PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY OR RING KAT ON 07851 960244.

THANK YOU


Flu vaccines are still available

If you have not yet had your flu vaccine, we still have some available.  Please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Please remember to wear a face covering. 


If you are travelling abroad  and need proof of your covid vaccination status, please click on this link for information Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) If you have children who need evidence of vaccine status please contact 119 or nhs.uk in the first instance. 

GPs are not able to issue a Certificate of Recovery or provide letters as proof of covid vaccination status.

 If you had your covid vaccines outside of England please please click on the link below to find out how to have the vaccines added to your record. 

www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/tell-nhs-about-coronavirus-vaccinations-abroad


Covid 19 Vaccination

Lakeside Surgery encourages all patients to receive their covid vaccination. If you have not had yours please either visit the following link Book or manage a 1st or 2nd dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk) or ring 119 to book yours today. This email address will give you all the information on how to book your COVID-19 vaccination, read about the vaccines and find out what happens when you have your vaccine. Alternatively please attend a drop in vaccination site the details of which can be found at the following link Find a walk-in coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination site - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Please help the NHS by following the rules to stop the spread of coronavirus.


We would like to reassure all our patients that we are continuing to work with NHS England, the CCG and Public Health to make sure that what we are doing is always in the best interest of our patients and our staff. 

Regular updates are provided on our websites 

We would like to thank all our patients for their co-operation and understanding.


We are operating a one way system through the surgery at Lakeside. Before you enter the building please use the hand sanitising station provided in the foyer. Please wait in the waiting room until the Clinician is ready to see you. After your appointment, please leave the building by following the arrows. A further hand sanitising station is located near the rear exit.  

For patients attending Grappenhall Surgery, the door is open. Please use the hand sanitising station located in the foyer before entring the buildinhg. Following your appointment please exit the building via the same door. 

For any general information on coronavirus please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19


It is now easier for you to see a GP in the evenings and at weekend.

Pre-bookable evening and weekend appointments with a local GP are available from 6pm-8pm Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm Saturdays and 10am-2pm Sundays at Bath Street Health and Wellbeing Centre. Easily accessible, the Health and Wellbeing Centre is in the town centre and has links to public transport on the town’s main bus routes. To access an out of hours’ appointment or to sign up for GP online access please call your own GP who will give you the telephone number and password needed to book the appointment. Please be aware that you will need to consent to share your medical record with the service.

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Mission Statement

We aspire to excellence in patient care, by advising on and promoting the development of all aspects of health care, for the population of Lymm, Grappenhall, Thelwall and the surrounding areas. We aim to provide good quality services that are equitable, speedy, convenient and also treat patients with dignity and respect at all times.


Doctors

Dr Mark Nichols

Dr Simon Mills

Dr Victoria Whittaker

Dr Lavanya Villuri


How To Contact Us

Lakeside Road, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0QE
Tel: 01925 755050

Branch Surgery:

The Quays, Grappenhall Surgery,
235 Thelwall New Road, Grappenhall, Warrington WA4 2XT
Tel: 01925 499634


Opening Times

Lakeside Surgery

Monday        8.00am - 6.30pm
Tuesday       8.00am - 6.30pm
Wednesday  8.00am - 6.30pm
Thursday      8.00am - 6.30pm
Friday           8.00am - 6.30pm

Grappenhall (Branch surgery)

Monday         8.00am - 4.00pm
Tuesday        8.00am - 1.00pm
Wednesday   8.30am - 1.00pm
Thursday       8.00am - 1.00pm
Friday            8.00am - 1.00pm


Protected Learning Time

In order to ensure that all our staff are fully up to date with procedures and protocols. The practice in line with all surgeries in Warrington will close on some Wednesday or Thursday afternoons from 1pm. Please click on the Protected Learning Time tab for a list of the dates for 2022.

Incase of an emergancy  during this time , please telephone out of hours on 111


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Parents please be aware that to make an appointment or order a prescription for your child online, you will need to login using the child's details. To create an acount for your child please contact reception.

It is possible to book an appointment with the GP or Practice Nurse up to 12 weeks in advance.

If you do not have a username and password, please contact the surgery to register for SystmOnline

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