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Cottage Lane Surgery47 Cottage LaneGamesley, GlossopDerbyshire, SK13 6EQTel: 01457 861343
This Surgery Provides the Following Services:
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability. In all cases we need your written consent to release medical details.
Forms should normally be available by close of surgery two weeks from their receipt. Ask reception for the current time scale when handing in your form – this work is done outside of normal surgery (NHS) hours.
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 areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Everyone should be registered with a dentist, enabling them to access good-quality NHS dental services whether it be for a routine check-up or in an emergency.
If you do not have a regular dental practice or are new to the area, you can search for an NHS dentist near you.
If you think you need urgent care, contact your usual dentist as some practices offer emergency dental slots and will provide care if clinically necessary.
In normal working hours, you can contact Tameside & Glossop Dental Emergency on
0161 476 9649
Outside of normal working hours, you can contact Go To Doc Tameside & Glossop Dental Emergency on
0161 337 2246
You can also call NHS 111, who can put you in touch with an urgent dental service.
Only visit A&E in serious circumstances, such as:
If you're not sure whether you should go to A&E, contact NHS 111, who will be able to advise you.
The Minor Eye Conditions' Service (MECS) provides assessment and treatment for people with recently occurring minor eye conditions.
The service is provided by MECS accredited optometrists (also known as opticians)
Minor eye conditions that can be treated by the service include:
If you are unsure whether your symptoms can be assessed and treated by the service, please contact one of the participating optical practices who will advise you.
NOTE: If you have an eye condition that is being regularly monitored by your optometrist or hospital eye service, this will not be covered by MECS; for example, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma.
The service is for people registered with a GP in Stockport, HMR, Bury or Tameside & Glossop. It is for people of all ages - adults and children. Children under 16 years must be accompanied at their appointment by an adult.
The service is provided by a number of MECS registered optometrists across these areas. A list of participating optometrists can be downloaded here.
You can contact a participating practice directly (self-refer) to make an appointment. When you contact the optometry practice, you will be asked some questions about your symptoms in order to assess how quickly you need to be seen by the service.
Depending on your symptoms, you will be seen within 24 hours or five working days.
Please take your glasses and a list of your current medication with you to the appointment. The optometrist may put drops in your eyes to enlarge your pupils in order to get a better view inside your eyes. You should not drive until the effects of these drops have worn off, which may take a few hours.
Appointments are available during normal working hours. Some optometry practices offer appointments in evenings and at the weekend.
The optometrist will discuss your eye history and the symptoms you are experiencing. You will receive an eye assessment, advice and treatment appropriate to your symptoms. You may need a follow-up appointment, and if so, this will be booked at the end of your first appointment.
If your condition is more serious, the optometrist will book you an urgent appointment at a hospital eye clinic for care.
If you need a routine appointment with a hospital, the optometrist will refer you for this.
You may also be advised to make an appointment with your GP if you eye condition is related to your general health
Adult Continence Service
Children's healthy nutrition and obesity prevention
Child and Adolescent Behaviour Support Team
Drug and Alcohol Misuse Service
Glossop dale Food Bank
Health Mentors - Support for young people aged 0-18 and their families.
High Peak Borough Council
Infant Feeding Team - a service working in partnership with Tameside General Hospital and Home Start Breastfeeding Support, to provide information and support to local families, to enable them to breastfeed successfully.
Integrated Service For Children with Additional Needs (ISCAN)
Long Term Conditions Management
British Red Cross Support at Home - offering extra support at home and loan of mobility aids
Safeguarding - A service ensuring children and vulnerable adults remain protected and safeguarded. If you have any safeguarding concerns about a child or a vulnerable adult then please contact the safeguarding team immediately.
Speech and Language Therapy
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