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Carers and patients with carers

If you are a carer or have a carer please inform the practice, to ensure your record can be updated. For more information please see the Carers Direct link under Further Information (to the right of the screen).

Named Accountable GP

All patients (including children) have been allocated a Named Accountable GP, as required under the GMS Contract.

Please ask at reception should you wish to know who your Named Accountable GP is.

You can continue to see any Doctor or Nurse of your choice and your clinical care will not be affected.

Friends & Family Test

Please make use of the Friends & Family Test survey, to leave feedback on your experience of the practice. To complete the survey - go to Friends & Family Test link under the Have your say section (to the right of the screen).

From 1st April 2018 the practice will no longer be

accepting telephone orders for medications.

Please see link below to our Prescriptions page for more information.

Please be aware that as from the 1st October 2019 certain medications for minor health conditions such as hayfever, insect bites, sunburn and head lice will no longer be available on prescription. To find out more, visit


The NHS have been instructed that all fax machines must be decommissioned by April 2020.  As of 30.11.19 Dr Counsell & Partners will no longer have a fax line

Clinics & Services

In addition to general medical consultations we are pleased to be able to provide a number of specialist clinics and services.  

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  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive airways disease
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke prevention
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Cardiovascular disease

Other Services

  • Cervical screening
  • Family planning - we offer a full contraceptive service including coil fitting and the 'morning after' pill.
  • Maternity care - You can self refer to the Midwife Service by contacting one of the following childrens centre of your choice,  Harvey's Childrens Centre, Shaw Street 01204 337390 / Alexandra Childrens Centre, Blackledge Street 01204 337347 / Great Lever Childrens Centre, Leonard Street 01204 337333. Alternatively you can see your doctor early in your pregnancy and you will be referred to the Midwife Service. A midwife will then contact you with an appointment.
  • Well baby clinic - Thursday 13:30 - 15:30, group room 3. Please bring your child's health record with you when you attend.
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Tetanus immunisations
  • Travel immunisations - we now offer Yellow Fever immunisations, although a charge will be made for these as recommended by the BMA.
  • Flu immunisations - available in the Autumn. Please contact the reception for details.
  • Minor surgery - available for some minor surgery operations such as wart removal, thus avoiding the need to go to hospital. Please see your doctor.
  • Alcohol advice
  • Smoking cessation
  • Cholesterol checks
  • NHS Health Check Screening


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