Boothstown Medical Centre

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Care & Support

Click on the pages below to find out further information and advice on your health and wellbeing.

Atherton Start Well Family Centre

Serving the communities of Atherton, Tyldesley, Astley & Mosley Common Offering services and activities for families in their own community: Baby Massage Bump & Buggy Walk Brunch with Baby Forest ... [continue] Atherton Start Well Family Centre

Breast screening

The National Breast Screening Programme screens all women on a three-year cycle. If you have any symptoms or think you have a breast problem see your GP for advice. If ... [continue] Breast screening

Building Better Relationships Drop In

Come along if you are: Feeling anxious and stressed about your parenting Feeling that they can’t cope with your child(ren) Want your home life to be less stressful or confrontational ... [continue] Building Better Relationships Drop In

Carers

Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Children and Young People

  Mental Health Support Kooth is a transformational digital mental health support service. It gives children and young people easy access to an online community of peers and a team ... [continue] Children and Young People

Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode below.

Health and Care Video library

There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health and Care Video library

Jigsaw Group

A wellbeing and wellness group for families experiencing SEND organised by Atherton Start Well Family Centre. Why not join our welcoming support group? It is a safe space for you ... [continue] Jigsaw Group

Mental health 24/7 helpline

Although things are changing very quickly, here at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, we are still here to respond to your needs. We know you still need us, ... [continue] Mental health 24/7 helpline

Military Veterans

If you are a military veteran, please kindly inform the surgery. If you have family or friends registered at this surgery who are military veterans and do not access this ... [continue] Military Veterans

NHS App

NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use the NHS app to: Order repeat ... [continue] NHS App

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.  

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS links below for information and advice on healthy living.   

PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service)

The NHS employs over a million staff in thousands of locations. It is a large and complex organisation providing a broad range of services. It is not surprising that sometimes ... [continue] PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service)

Parenting support drop-in

Come along to a weekly drop in for parenting support 9am – 10am On Tuesdays Where: Atherton Start Well Family Centre, Formby Avenue, Atherton, M46 OHX On Wednesdays Where: Tyldesley ... [continue] Parenting support drop-in

Pre-School Educational Psychology Service

Drop-In sessions with an Educational Psychologist are now available for parents and carers of children at Wigan Start Well Centres from Spring 2022. What is an Educational Psychologist drop-in consultation? ... [continue] Pre-School Educational Psychology Service

Pregnancy and Diabetic Eye Disease

Pregnancy can sometimes cause rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy, the condition affecting small blood vessels in the retina.  Retinal photographs can detect these changes early and ensure prompt referral if ... [continue] Pregnancy and Diabetic Eye Disease

Self help guides

Please find below guides to help and support you: Bereavement : Please click here to read the guide Independence after a stay in hospital: Please click here to read the ... [continue] Self help guides

Stronger Together – support and advice service

If you are having difficulties and need support or advice around any of the following then please talk to us. Housing Alcohol Quitting Smoking Substance Misuse Accessing Community based groups ... [continue] Stronger Together – support and advice service

Taking a FIT test

What is a FIT test? A Faecal Immunochemical Test or FIT test shows if there is any blood in a sample of your poo. The test kit you are provided ... [continue] Taking a FIT test

Wigan Borough Domestic Abuse Service

Wigan Borough Domestic Abuse Service provides the following services: Helpline Drop-ins Advice & Support Counselling Recovery toolkit Freedom programme Family support PLEASE CALL 01942 311365 Calls are Local, Free and ... [continue] Wigan Borough Domestic Abuse Service

Yoga Bunnies – Wellbeing for Kids

Mums, Dads, Grandparents … Come and join us for this fun-filled class which focuses on fun, engaging, mindful activities for children aged 1-5 years. Relaxing Meditations Calming Parent Child Massage ... [continue] Yoga Bunnies – Wellbeing for Kids