GP Extended Hours

Improving GP Access

HMR CCG have developed an improving access to General Practice scheme which requires practices, working in partnership with Rochdale Health Alliance (the local GP federation) to implement changes which are intended to improve access.

The main changes for our surgery will be that Junction will be required to open 08:00 till 18:30 each working day, and Alkrington will open 08:00 till 18:00. GP staff will also be expected to navigate patient care to the most appropriate place (local surveys suggest that 20-25% of appointments would be better dealt with by another healthcare professional/NHS service). For more info click here.