Handbridge Medical Centre Latest Updates
Dr. Philippa Cowley ♀
Dr Cowley has been providing sessions for us whilst Dr Rowland is on Maternity leave, she was such a great help to the surgery providing much needed triage clinics during the beginning of the Covid pandemic and we are so pleased she is going to continue to provide clinics for us on Tues AM's/Weds.*
Dr. John Harrison ♂
Dr Harrison used to be our GP registrar so you may remember his name/face, we are extremely happy to have him back as a salaried GP now he has completed all of his training. Dr Harrison is our only salaried male GP following the retirement of Dr Thompson. Dr Harrison is available for consultations on Mon/Thurs and Fridays.*
Dr. Megan Parry ♀
Dr Parry is our new GP registrar, and we happily welcome her to Handbridge Medical Centre; our Registrars are fully qualified doctors gaining further experience in GP practice.
* GP's days may change due to sickness/annual leave/the needs of the practice, the best way to can an accurate portrayal is to call reception and ask.
A Farewell Message from Dr Thompson
Thank you to everyone for all the donations made to my just giving page - we reached the £1000 target for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd. What a great achievement; thank you again; the page is now closed.
I was out fundraising, running the virtual Great North Run half marathon for Blood Cancer research ( To donate click - Mark’s don’t break a leg adventure) last weekend, again donations gratefully received.
THE SURGERY DOORS ARE LOCKED AND WILL BE OPENED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
For further advise on this and what to do if you would ordinarily attend surgery check 'Whilst the doors are locked' here (item 04).
If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 10 days.
Do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice.
If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do.
Only call 111 direct if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service. For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus
The surgery see's patients with long term conditions who could be vulnerable.
We advise EVERYONE to check latest information and advice regarding the recent Coronavirus outbreak shared here (item 03 and 04).
If you need help support with domestic violence/ abuse during these unprecendted times please check here.
Please note our privacy notice has been added to during the pandemic you can check this here.