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Welcome to Barrington Medical Centre

Barrington Road Medical CentreBarrington Medical Centre in Altrincham is a long-established medical practice comprising of four family doctors, both male and female, working within a partnership along with the support of a salaried GP and a team of nurses - we take pride in offering our patients the very highest standards of patient-centred healthcare.

We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, diabetes checks, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

Our website contains all the information that you might need about the practice and how to access and use our services. There is also a wealth of general health-related information.  

signpost.jpg Where to find the latest 'News and Information'

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Some imminent improvements to our premises !

We will be undertaking some work in June to improve the environment in our main waiting room and communal areas, which will include :

  • refreshed markings in the car park, including a new hatched area in front of the entrance to make sure that wheelchair users and those with prams can enter the building more easily
  • refurbishment of our ground floor toilet, including new flooring and redecoration
  • refurbishment of our main waiting room to include new flooring, seating and redecoration

We will try to minimise any disruption whilst the work take place that week

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Urgent Medical Care - when the surgery is open or closed

This was the theme of our practice survey in 2013. We have worked with our Patient Participation Group to consider the actions we might take as a result of the survey - a copy of the full report is available by clicking the tab on the right hand side or in our waiting room at the practice.

As a result of the survey we have produced a new patient information leaflet which explains urgent medical care services available - that is also available on this website via the appointments tab, or as a paper leaflet in our main waiting room. 

Thank you to all our patients who participated in this year's survey and to our Patient Participation Group for giving consideration to the results, the report that we produced and the actions that we have taken. 

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Dr Rebecca Heaney - maternity leave -

We have been delighted to welcome Dr Megan Powell to the practice from the beginning of January as she will be providing regular locum cover, working Tuesday and Thursday each week, as well as an additional surgery on a Friday morning, to look after Dr Heaney's patients whilst she is on maternity leave.

Dr Heaney gave birth to healthy baby girl weighing in at 6lb 14oz on Tuesday 21st January - mother and baby are both well. Congratulations to Rebecca, Dave and Mani for this much wanted addition to their family ! 

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How your care data is used by NHS England

Important information about how your care data is used is available under our 'Policies' section - please take a moment to read this infomation as it is important that you have an understanding about what is planned so that you can make an informed choice.

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Online services

You are now able to book GP appointments and order repeat medication online through emis Patient Access. Take a look in the 'Further Information' section to understand more - this service will replace our current prescription ordering process and you will need to make the change before the end of November this year.

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Patient Participation Group

Would you like to be involved in how we deliver our services ? Why not join our Patient Participation Group - take a look at the information on the right hand side of this page.

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*APPOINTMENTS  : Huge numbers of GP and Practice Nurse appointments are wasted each year simply because they are missed. We always experience a high demand for appointments and when a patient does not attend this is a wasted opportunity for another patient to receive the medical care that they need. You can help by making sure that you either keep or cancel your appointment - the earlier that you cancel the better, but it's never too late to cancel. 

*Persistent non-attendance of arranged appointments is not considered acceptable at this practice and may impact on whether you are able to obtain medical care through us

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(Site updated 11/04/2014)
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