Increased Access Service

Patients registered at our practice are able to access evening and weekend appointments via our new Increased Access Service.

These are available in limited numbers between 18:30 and 20:00 Monday to Friday and on Saturdays between 09:00 and 17:00 at Chorley Together PCN surgeries:

Dr Dawoud's Surgery, Station Surgery, Leyland Surgery, The Chorley Surgery, Whittle Surgery, Withnell Health Centre & Dr R B Baghdjian & Partner.

We offer a range of GP, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurse, Clinical Pharmacist and other Health Professional Appointments during these hours. These are a mix of Telephone & Face to Face.

The clinician carrying out your assessment and consultation will have full access to your GP record and will be able to complete all necessary investigations and prescription needs.

Please contact your GP practice as normal to check availability. Please also watch out for further updates on how you can book these directly via our online portal.


April 23 - Response to Aprils feedback:

We have reviewed your comments and taken onboard your issues with appointments. We have made changes to help our patients - We have now added lots more GP, Face to Face & Nurse appointments on-line for you to book!  Thank you for your comments we hope this helps

  • April 23 - Struggle to get an appointment. Very sad that face to face appointments are difficult to get these days whilst I hear other surgeries manage very well. I was happy with the service but now I am totally frustrated.
  • I would prefer to see the doctor face to face instead of telephone conversations.
  • Friendly helpful staff only negative is that its difficult to get appointment.
  • Got an appointment face to face.
  • Staff always very helpful.
  • Welcoming, made me feel relaxed/calm lovely staff.
  • Look after patients sometimes difficult to get appointments.
  • My experience has always assured efficient and professional service with courtesy and faith.
  • Always excellent service.  

Feb 23 - Friendly, Extremely timely appointment, Clean surgery & very polite staff. Thank you 

Jan 23 - I have always experienced outstanding service from this practice for the past 40 years.

Jan 23 - Excellent reception staff and very good doctors and nurses.

Jan 23 -Lovely Nurse -explained everything clearly. 

Jan 23 - 50 mins wait! Dr Dawoud's response: We would like to apologise if patients are waiting this long, if you experience a long wait please speak to reception after 20mins.

Sept 22 - "We appreciate the small size of the practice and that is a family run surgery, with long serving and very efficient, professional and pleasant staff.  The phone is always answered promptly and it is usually possible to have a same day appointment.  You feel you are part of the 'family' when dealing with all concerned" 

July 22 - "Absolutely brilliant.  All of them are lovely." 

July 22 - "I spoke to a lovely Dr who prescribed cream & a course of antibiotics for my sons eczema, at first I thought this was a bit excessive but his skin cleared up amazingly and he has completely stopped licking his lips/face which is fantastic as it was getting so sore. I just wanted to say thank you, as its made such a massive difference!" (E.D. 18.07.22)

Jun 22 - "Very Good" 

May 22 - "Good quick service for blood test no problems 10 out of 10"  (Appt with Nurse associate)

April 22 - "Really good quick and efficient services" (GP appt)

April 22 - "Rachel is always very good! Reception staff always very pleasant and helpful" 

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