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Health Services

Last Updated: 25th March

Normal health support has needed to adapt.

Doctors

Do not attempt to see a doctor if you have Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms- a high temperature or a new persistent cough.  Stay at home for 7 days.  If you do not recover or your symptoms get worse, follow the advice given by the NHS 111 web site.  Do not ring 111 unless you have no Internet access.

Lawton House Surgery (Bromley Road, Congleton, CW12 1QG, Tel 01260 275454): Open normal hours Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00) to receive requests for repeat prescriptions, but if you want an appointment a doctor will speak to you over the phone to decide whether it is necessary. Lawton House Surgery are ringing everyone with pre booked appointments the day before, trying to consult over the phone, visiting the surgery is last resort. Anyone visiting the surgery (restricted to 5 at a time), are triaged at the door then told where to sit to make sure all kept apart. No supporters (family) allowed. Still doing necessary injections Prostrate, B12, Babies etc., still ringing the patient first. Prescriptions: online / written only ( not over the phone). Lawton House Surgery are ringing patients and getting them to nominate a pharmacy for the prescription to be sent to for collection.

Meadowside Medical Centre (Mountbatten Way, Congleton, CW12 1DY, Tel 01260 272331): Open normal hours (Mon -Fri 8:00-18:30) to receive requests for repeat prescriptions, but if you want an appointment a doctor will speak to you over the phone to decide whether it is necessary. If you come to the surgery, you will need to knock on the inner door in order to speak to the receptionist.

Readsmoor Medical Centre (29/29A/31 West Street, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1JP, Tel 01260 276161):  Open normal hours (Mon-Fri 8:00 to 18:30).  No consultations except over the phone. Patients who come to the door will be given advice but not admitted to the surgery. Injections: if they are necessary then the patient is contacted by the nurse , these are carried out at the surgery, but all are triaged at the door before entry. Prescriptions: repeats through pharmacy or they can still be dropped in at the surgery there is a box outside for this.  All will be sent direct to the nominated pharmacy, or they will be posted direct to the patient (this is a last resort) cannot be collected.

PHARMACIES

Do not visit a pharmacy if you have Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms – a high temperature or a new persistent cough.   Ask someone to collect your prescription for you or ring and ask for a delivery where this service is available.

Boots (Unit E/Congleton Retail Park/Barn Rd, Congleton CW12 1LJ, Tel  01260 276977): Open Mon-Fri 8:00-00:00, Sat 08:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-16:00. Deliveries on Mon-Fri for people who are self-isolating can be arranged over the phone.

Boots the Chemist (14-16 Bridge St, Congleton CW12 1AY, Tel  01260 273153): Open Mon-Sat 09:00-17:30.

Congleton Pharmacy (31 West St, Congleton CW12 1JP, Tel 01260 277149):   Open Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 08:00-18:30, Thur 08:00-20:00 and Sat 9:00-13:00, but closed 10:30-11:00 and 3:00-3:30 for deep cleaning.   Ring the bell on the back door in the yard and someone will come, take your name and return with your prescription.   At busy times you will need to wait your turn in the open air.   Payment is by cash or contactless only.

Lloyds Pharmacy (41a West St, Congleton CW12 1JN, Tel 01260 275177): Open Mon-Fri 9:30-13:00 and 14:00-17:15, and Sat 9:00-13:00.

Mossley Pharmacy (18 Biddulph Rd, Congleton CW12 3LG, Tel 01260 275177): Open Mon-Fri 9:00-13:00 and 14:00-18:00, Sat 9:00-13:00

Salus Pharmacy (62 Havannah Street, Congleton CW12 2AT, Tel 01260 291091): Open Mon-Fri 9:00-18:00 and Sat 9:00-13:00

Superdrug Pharmacy (39-41 High St, Congleton CW12 1AU, Tel 01260 278341): Open Mon-Sat 9:00-17:30.

Tesco Pharmacy (Barn Rd, Congleton CW12 1LR, Tel 0191 479 8135): Open Mon-Fri 6:30-22:30, Sat 8:00-22:00, Sun 10:00-16:00

Well Pharmacy (1 Park Lane, Congleton, CW123DN, Tel: 01260 280810): Normally open Mon-Fri 8:45-18:30 but currently short-staffed and having to close 10:00-11:00 and 13:00-14:00. Sat open 09:00-13:00.

West Heath Pharmacy (West Heath Precinct, Congleton CW12 4NB, Tel  01260 297196): Open Mon-Fri 9:00-17:30. Deliveries can be arranged over the phone. You do not have to be an existing customer, but please say if you are self-isolating so that the driver can take precautions.

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