Welcome to the Village Medical Centre website
We would like to reassure all our Patients during the COVID-19 pandemic that we are available via telephone triage or Video consultations should you require any clinical advice. If you feel you would like to speak to a clinician please contact the Surgery on 01706 370666 as you normally would, where a telephone triage will be arranged.
We have Receptionists trained to direct Patients to the most appropriate professional to deal with their problem.
The Practice offers now offers online contact, this is where you can ask a question which will come directly to the Surgery. Please click on the link below for more information.
A tool for parents and Carers to support children and young people to give them the best chance to stay mentally healthy please follow the link for more information https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/childrens-mental-health
ONLINE CONSULT INFORMATION
Online Consult allows you to be seen by the right person for the right treatment and could even save you a trip to the practice please click the link above for more information
Find out when we are open and how to see a member of the team. We aim made life a little easier with Practice updates, news on the latest health issues and access to repeat medication ordering online.
The Surgery operates an advance access system providing better service and making good use of doctors and nurses time. The system offers “same day appointments” so you need to ring from 8am.
We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, chronic disease management, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
In addition to everything you need to know about the Practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.
Take our Friends and Family Test
The Friends and Family test is a feedback tool to support the fundamental principle that people who use NHS services should have the opportunity to provide feedback on their experience. This information can then be used to improve services.
The test provides a continuous feedback loop between patients and practices.
Sexual Health Service
Rochdale Borough Sexual Health and Contraception Service have now opened a new central 'hub' at Nye Bevan House in Rochdale town centre where you can now have access to contraception and sexual health advice, assessment, diagnosis and treatment, including HIV care. Some clinics are drop-in and others require an appointment. All services, including appointment booking, can now be accessed via a single telephone number - 01706 676460.
An up to date list of clinics is available on www.penninecare.nhs.uk/rochdaleboroughsexualhealthandcontraceptionservice
RUclear is run by the NHS, the tests are of a high quality and are FREE.
It offers free and confidential postal tests for people aged 16 to 24 years, chlamydia and gonorrhea.
If you would like further information on how to receive a testing kit please click here where you can request that a kit be sent to your home.
Visit us on Facebook for more information on breast screening
(Site updated 26/04/2022)