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Community Midwives

Community midwives work with the doctors to provide care for mothers before and after delivery and care of the baby for the first fortnight of life. Clinics are held on a Thursday morning each week here at the surgery.

Telephone: 0161 746 2858 (24-hour number).

Community Nurses

District nurses provide nursing treatment to the housebound and patients recently discharged from hospital. They also run sessions at Woodsend Clinic daily between 2.00 and 3.00pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays). They can help with minor injuries, dressings, injections and removal of stitches. These sessions are by appointment only and can be booked by ringing 0300 323 0303.

Health Visitors

Health visitors visit all families with children under five years of age. They provide information, health promotion, advice and support to all age groups.

Telephone: 0161 748 2820

Macmillan Nurses

The Macmillan nurse visits and cares for patients living with cancer in their homes and gives advice and support to their families.

Telephone: 0161 746 2080

Attached Staff

Community Psychiatric Nurses

Community psychiatric nurses help with mental health problems.

Telephone: 0161 358 1390

Social Services

Social services help with all kinds of social problems.

Telephone: 0161 912 5199

Fax: 0161 912 5127/5128

Minicom: 0161 912 5129

Child Protection: 0161 912 5124/5125


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