Bradshaw Medical Centre

Bradshaw Street, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire WN50AB
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New Patients

New Patient Registration

The doctors welcome new patients who live within our practice area.  As it often takes sometime for records to be forwarded from your former practice all newly registered patients will be asked to complete a health questionnaire and are offered a new patient registration appointment with the Healthcare Assistant.

If you live within our practice area you are welcome to register with us and our reception staff will be happy to guide you through the procedure. Eligibility can be quickly confirmed from your address so please provide proof by way of a recent utility bill. We also require one form of photographic ID.

All new patients are offered a health check with a member of the healthcare team to ensure that any required tests are up to date and that we have an accurate note of any repeat medication you may be taking.

You may print off a registration form, fill it out and bring it to the practice and a new patient appointment will be made for you.

Registration Form

Benzodiazepines and Hypnotics Medication

This Surgery does not issue repeat (on-going) Benzodiazepine or Hypnotic prescriptions to newly registered patients. Patients who are taking this type of medication and wish to register with us will be offered an 8 weeks reduction and then stop programme.

Agreement with this programme is a strict requirement for registration with this Surgery.

Existing patients taking regular Benzodiazepines of Hypnotics will be asked to attend surgery for a medication review with the GP.

Patients unwilling to comply with this programme are advised to consider registering with another surgery.

Guide to GP Services

The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them.  You can download the guide below.

A Patient Guide to GP Services