For further advise on this and what to do if you would ordinarily attend surgery check 'Whilst the doors are locked' here (item 03).

 Handbridge Flu Vaccinations - Please await your letter - Bookings cannot be taken via reception

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 119 if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service.  For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit

The surgery see's patients with long term conditions who could be extremely vulnerable.

We advise EVERYONE to check latest information and advice regarding the recent Coronavirus outbreak shared here (item 02).

If you need help support with domestic violence/ abuse during these unprecendted times please check here.

If you're struggling with anxiety/mental health issues during social isolation; you can contact the new 24 hour mental health emergency number:

0300 303 3972 

Please note our privacy notice has been added to during the pandemic you can check this here.


Online consultation is the best way to contact your GP whilst the social isolation measures are in place:

Please click here if you would like an online consultation.


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Mr Calvin Chan (m)

Calvin Chan is our clinical pharmacist. He is available for telephone and face to face to consultations on Wednesdays and Thursdays. He is able to help with all medicines queries, and can help patients manage their conditions better by reviewing their medicines.  

Community Midwives

Our Midwives are based at the Children's Centre in Lache. The telephone number is 977791. The doctors and midwives provide full antenatal and postnatal services.


Community Nurses

Chester South Community Care Team

The Chester South Community care team are based at the Lache Health Centre, Hawthorn Road, Lache, Chester. The Community care team are an intergrated team made up of community nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, Occupational therapists and a health and wellbeing co-ordinator. The community nurses can be contacted on (01244) 625030, The evening and night district nurses after 5pm (01244) 385306 and the weekend district nurses (01244) 341327

Community Matron

We have a Community Matron who looks after patients with more complex healthcare needs at home often supported by the District Nursing Team. Patients are referred to the Community Matron by the GPs.

Health Visitors

The Health Visitors advise on health care of expectant mothers, babies and pre-school children. They are based at The Lache Medical Centre and may be contacted directly on 682991.

Attached Staff

Miss Philippa Dove (f)

Philippa Dove is our wellbeing co-ordinator. Philippa is in our surgery on Thursdays and is available to see/telephone patients who have been referred to her. 

The Wellbeing service is designed to support patients with one or more long term condition/s to resolve their non-medical needs and improve their effectiveness to self-manage their conditions.

Philippa can offer advice, signposting and support, and where necessary, low level non-statutory advocacy support, to assist patients with a broader set of non-medical issues. Philippa can deliver self-care management courses and one to one peer support.

The key service outcomes Philippa strives to deliver are:

• Improvements in patients' mental health and wellbeing.

• An increase in the range of services offered by the Practice, allowing a more holistic care package

• Interventions to increase social participation

• Patients feeling supported to increasingly self-manage their long term conditions

• Reduction in A&E attendances among patients referred to the Wellbeing service

• Improvement in the link between the Practice and the local voluntary sector.

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