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Mark Street Surgery2 Mark StreetRochdale, OL12 9BETel: 01706 643183
The doctors provide a variety of special interest clinics to increase the services provided to our patients.
Our practice nurses run these clinics. Contact reception for an appointment.
Postnatal examinations are by pre-arranged appointment with a doctor and practice nurse.
A full range of contraceptive services are available including emergency contraception. Our doctors are happy to provide advice in any surgery of your choice.
We encourage female patients aged 25 - 64 to have smears every three years. Patients are free to request appointments with the doctors or nurse of their choice.
Asthma Review Appointments are available daily with the Practice Nurse.
COPD Appointments are available daily with our Practice Nurse Roisin.
Weekly with the Practice Nurses.
Epilepsy review appointments with any Doctor.
Daily with the Practice Nurses. There are now facilities in the practice to arrange ECG and 24 hour blood pressure measurements in house.
Appointments available with Dr Parton
Please ask at reception for details of clinic appointment availability.
It is important to book well in advance for travel clinic appointments as some vaccinations are due up to 3 months before departure.
Available every autumn - watch the waiting room noticeboard for details of this from October onwards. Flu vaccinations are particularly important for patients with chronic diseases such as chest problems, heart disease and diabetes, but are also important for our elderly patients or those patients whose work involves them dealing with the public on a daily basis. If you are a carer, it is also important that you have a flu vaccination.
Flu vaccinations for children may be given at school or in practice and only for specific age ranges or for those in an at risk group. You will be notified if your child is entitled to a flu vaccination.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required. There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
We provide a full range of private medical examinations, travel vaccinations plus forms and certificates.You do not need to be a registered patient at Mark Street to access these services. Please ask at reception for details.
Private Consultation £20.00
Private Prescription £11.50
Private Sick Note £16.50
Taxi, HGV, PSV drivers medicals £75.00
Meningitis ACWY £55.00
Hepatitis B* £32.00
Japanese Encephalitis* £85.00
Tick-Borne Encephalitis* £60.00
Influenza (seasonal flu) £10.00
* Price per dose; several doses may be required as part of a course
Some of the local chemists provide care under the Care at the Chemist Scheme. They can see and treat patients with the following:-
Insect Bites & Stings
Nasal Congestion (Infant)
Soft Tissue Injury
Please enquire at reception for details.
Many of the local opticians can provide the Minor Eye Service and can see patients with the following range of issues:-
Red Eye or Eyelids
Dry eye - gritty and uncomfortable eyes
Irritation and inflammation of the eye
Significant recent sticky discharge from the eye or watery eye
Recently occurring flashes and floaters
Foreign body in the eye
If you are 16 years of age or over with foot problems and registered with a Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale GP you can now self-refer to Podiatry. Parents or guardians can refer their children under the age of 16 years.
The following problems can be self-referred:
Foot related knee pain
Previous foot surgery
Pained curved nail
Painful flat feet
Please do not self-refer for the following conditions:-
Routine nail cutting and skin care including corns and callus in healthy patients
Fungal Nail Inections
PLEASE ASK AT RECEPTION FOR A PODIATRY SELF REFERRAL LEAFLET
Patients can now self-refer to Physiotherapy Service. Patients can contact the surgery for information regarding how to do this and who this service is appropriate for.
RUclear is run by the NHS and offers free and confidential postal tests for people aged 16 to 24 years. These tests are for chlamydia and gonorrhoea. The tests are of a high quality and are FREE.
If you would like further information on how to receive a testing kit our Practice Nurses will be happy to help or alternatively click on the following link:- https://www.ruclear.co.uk/greater_manchester/
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