• Coronavirus is still circulating in our local area and local restrictions are still in place in Manchester.

  • If you have a fever, continuous cough or lose your sense or taste or smell you must stay at home for 10 days and arrange a test straight away and everyone in your household must stay at home for 14 days.

  • To book a test visit or call 119.

  • We are aware there is a problem with the national NHS Test Trace website, which the national team are currently working on. If you have tried to book a swab test and can’t get through please do try again later. In the meantime, if you have Coronavirus symptoms, please stay at home.

  •  If you have concerns about your symptoms or other health conditions please complete an online form on our website or call the practice and one of the clinical team will contact you.

  • Please don’t come into the practice or go to A&E. Only call 111 if you need urgent medical attention.

Flu Vaccination
Dear Patients

This is information about this year's flu vaccination campaign during the Covid pandemic. All patients will be invited to a specific appointment to comply with Infection Control. The first clinics will be on weekend days for our most vulnerable shielded patients. After these clinics , the remaining patients will receive a text or letter confirming the time slot and date, during September to November. There will be a further general text or letter with more information in the next month. We have approximately 2000 patients to vaccinate out of a total of 9000 in the practice.

We are an IRIS (Identification and Referral to Improve Safety) practice which means you can talk to our doctors, nurses and other staff working here, if you are being hurt or controlled by your current or ex-partner or are afraid of someone at home or a member of your family.

The IRIS service is for all patients and staff, both women and men who are aged 16 or over. 

Social isolation can increase stress at home, impacting on you and your family’s well-being and so, we are here to help you.

Please contact us for help and advice, and you will then be referred to our  IRIS worker known as the IRIS Advocate Educator.

You can also self-refer by ringing the IRIS office directly on 0161 820 8416 between 9:00am and 4:30pm.

In an emergency call the Police on 999.

Other useful information and contacts

Silent Solutions Police                                                                                  

In an emergency call 999 for emergency services. If you cannot safely speak to the operator to ask for the Police, stay on the line and the call will be forwarded to an operating system. Press 55 to be transferred to the local police force as an emergency.

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Available 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247



Men’s Advice Line

Telephone: 0808 8010327

Manchester Women’s Aid Helpline

Live chat available Monday to Friday 10:00am to 12:00noon (including

Telephone: 0161 660 7999

For advice on how to cover your tracks on-line go to the Women’s Aid website.

Domestic abuse: get help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

This useful webpage from the Government provides advice on how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.

Bright Sky

A free to download mobile app providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.

Available in four languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi and Polish.

Galop LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline 0800 999 5428

Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline 0161 636 7525

Saheli Asian Women’s Project 0161 945 4187

Community Language Helpline Service (Urdu and Punjabi) 0161 636 7525

Greater Manchester End the Fear website

Karma Nirvana Helpline

For ‘honour’-based abuse and forced marriage 0800 599 9247

Manchester Social Care (adults and children) 0161 234 5001

SafeLives website

A UK-wide charity has further advice and support on COVID 19 and domestic abuse.

Surviving Economic Abuse www.survivingeconomicabuse/resources


If you are concerned about your behaviour and feel you may be about to hurt someone please call the helpline on 0808 802 4040 or visit the Respect website at: 

The Respect Phone line is a confidential national helpline, email, webchat service for perpetrators of domestic abuse looking for help to stop.

They help male and female perpetrators in heterosexual or same sex relationships. Partners or ex-partners of perpetrators, as well as family and friends, are welcome to get in touch for information, advice and support.

Talk Listen Change (TLC) 0161 872 1100

TLC is the local provider of perpetrator behaviour change programmes in Manchester.


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