Our Appointment System
Book face-to-face or telephone appointments with your GP, nurse or clinician at a time that suits you.
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How to book an appointment
A computerised appointment system is used. Appointment times are allocated on average every 10 minutes and we do our best to run to time, although sometimes late running is beyond our control. Late arrivals for appointments may be seen at the doctor’s discretion. Same day appointments are available although it may not be possible to see your preferred doctor and it will be a shorter appointment.
Please be prepared to give the Triage Nurse / Receptionist details regarding the nature of your problem as this helps you to be seen by the most appropriate person.
Telephone Consultations can be booked in advance and you will be rung on the telephone number you have given.
The Treatment Room is open from 8.00am – 1.00pm. Appointments are advisable for wound care, venepuncture, injections, removal of sutures and minor injuries. Please ring 01253 951065 or 01253 955 561 ext 1 for an appointment
Evening and weekend appointments
Evening and weekend appointments are available with GPs, practice nurses and other healthcare professionals for routine pre-booked services.
The Fylde Coast NHS is committed to improving access to primary care services. This includes making appointments available at times that are convenient to patients.
- find it difficult to attend an appointment during the working day;
- are a busy parent with small children;
- or rely on working carers to take you to appointments;
then this service is here to support you.
About the service
The Fylde Coast NHS has arranged for additional appointments to be provided outside of normal GP practice hours by the Fylde Coast Integrated Urgent Care Service.
The service offers pre-bookable and same-day routine primary care appointments with a range of clinicians including GPs, nurses and health care assistants.
Please be aware that this is not a walk-in service – you must have an appointment.
The service employs local clinicians from the Fylde Coast, where possible.
|Day||Blackpool||Fleetwood||Freckleton||Garstang and Over Wyre (alternate)|
|Monday||6.30pm to 8pm||6.30pm to 9pm||6.30pm to 9.30pm|
|Tuesday||6.30pm to 8pm||6.30pm to 9pm||6.30pm to 9.30pm|
|Wednesday||6.30pm to 8pm||6.30pm to 9pm|
|Thursday||6.30pm to 8pm||6.30pm to 8pm||6.30pm to 9.30pm|
|Friday||6.30pm to 8pm||6.30pm to 8pm|
|Saturday||8am to 8pm||8am to 2pm||8am to 2pm||8am to 2.30pm|
|Sunday||8am to 8pm||8am to 2pm||8am to 2pm|
An appointment must have been booked in advance of visiting the service.
When your GP practice is open
To book an appointment, contact your GP practice.
When your GP practice is closed
Appointments may also be booked when the service in Blackpool, Fleetwood, Freckleton, Garstang and Over Wyre is open, by calling 01253 952950.
Appointments are for pre-bookable and same-day routine and not for urgent care. If urgent care is required please call NHS111 for advice.
When you book an appointment the practice will ask you for consent to share your detailed GP record with the clinician providing the care.
Should you need to cancel your appointment please contact your GP practice. If your GP practice is closed, please call 01253 952950 to cancel.
Where to go
Whitegate Health Centre
150 Whitegate Drive
Fleetwood Health and Wellbeing Centre
Freckleton Health Centre
Garstang Medical Practice
Over Wyre Medical Centre
Cancelling an appointment
To help us offer appointments as soon as possible to as many people as possible, please cancel any appointments you no longer require.
Telephone the surgery on 01253 955 561 as soon as you know you no longer need your appointment in order for it to be cancelled.
You can also cancel appointments online (provided you have registered first) by clicking here