Beech Hill Medical Practice

Wigan GP Alliance (Out of Hours)

01942 482848


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Appointments advice

We use a system called askmyGP which is an easy and fast way to ask for any kind of help from the practice. We respond during working hours Monday to ... [continue] Appointments advice

Assisting you during your appointment

Please see the headings below for information on interpreters and chaperones. Sign Language Interpreter Service Wigan patients can access the services of a Sign Language interpreter to accompany them to ... [continue] Assisting you during your appointment

When We Are Closed

If the surgery is closed and you think you need health advice that you feel cannot wait until the surgery reopens you can do one of the following: Please call the ... [continue] When We Are Closed

Alcohol questionnaire

Please answer the questions in the short questionnaire to enable us to assess your alcohol consumption rate and offer advice if necessary.

Clinics – General

For information or to book an appointment for any of the following services please ring Nurse Reception on 01942 807807 (option 2) or the normal surgery number 01942 807807. Blood ... [continue] Clinics – General

Clinics – Long term conditions

We offer a variety of clinics for long term conditions at the practice. Asthma & COPD If you are on treatment for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, previously ... [continue] Clinics – Long term conditions

Home visits

Several patients can be seen in the same time it takes to see one patient at home, therefore we do ask that you try to attend the surgery/speak to a ... [continue] Home visits

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The practice offers a range of additional non-NHS Services including: Insurance Reports, Employers Reports&Solicitors Medical Records requests Holiday Cancellation Forms University Forms Travel Vaccinations Medicals (HGVs, taxi drivers etc) Miscellaneous ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

At the moment, online access is available for prescriptions and detailed coded records via SystmOnline Click for help online with askmyGP The easiest and fastest way to get any kind of help ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

  If you are on regular medication you can make a repeat prescription request at the surgery, in writing, or online via SystmOnline. You may also submit your request via ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Test results

If you are asked to provide a sample to the practice (i.e. urine, sputum, stool etc,) please ask for the appropriate sample pot from nurse reception.  Please ensure you write ... [continue] Test results

Text Message Reminders

You can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care. Please inform reception if you wish to consent to SMS reminders.   ... [continue] Text Message Reminders

Travel vaccinations

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and ... [continue] Travel vaccinations

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014