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    When you call for an appointment we now ask for a brief outline of your problem. We have developed a new role in the practice - called a care navigator - to help you to see the right health professional first time.

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  • Patient Online Services

    Please see our Receptionist to receive your Patient Access registration form.

    Patients need to provide PHOTO ID upon request for registration

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  • Appointments

    To make an appointment, ring Blackburn 617521 during the surgery times or or visit the surgery between 08.00am and 6.30pm.

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  • Repeat Prescriptions

    Our repeat prescriptions are computerised. Each repeat prescription will come with a tear-off slip, listing your medication and how to order further repeat prescriptions.

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    The partners offer a comprehensive range of appointments, both bookable in advance and on the day, at varying times of the day, to meet our patients' demands.

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Little Harwood Health Centre

  • Telephone 01254 617521
  • Fax 01254 662091

Welcome To The Practice

BwD Help Hub Support and guidance for residents 01254 588111 www.theshuttle.org.uk/coronavirus

Click here for further details as to the New Hub Service offering support to vulnerable residents through the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Please click here to read Age UK's statement on Coronavirus and their services (PDF, 436KB)

Baby Registration Form

Please click here to download our Baby Registration Form to be completed and returned to the surgery.

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Health Advice Recovery Resilience Information

HARRI is a health and wellbeing engagement vehicle, with it we are able to travel around Lancashire to talk with the local communities and individuals.

Click here for HARRI's locations March - April 2020

Click here for HARRI's locations April - May 2020


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Flu Clinics 2019

If you have not yet had your flu vaccination, and you are eligible, please contact the surgery to book a flu vaccination.

Please click here for more information about who should have the flu vaccination this winter, and why.

Extended Access

Patients across the country can now access appointments with a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional in the evenings and weekends either through a local GP access ‘hub’, their own practice or a practice nearby.

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Join the Patient Participation Group 

The Practice would like to revive the Patient Participation Group, with the intention that patients’ views and suggestions would become an integral part of our ongoing practice development.

We hope that members would become involved in decisions about the range and quality of the services we provide.

We hope to attract interest from patients of a mixed age and gender and hope that representation will be covered from across our practice area.

If you are interested in joining the group, please contact our receptionist to obtain a form to register as a member or alternatively you can click here to register through our website

This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.

The Partners

Drs Bristow, Tucker, Privonitz, Master, Wooding, Brosnan & Garg

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Online Services

ONLINE Appointments

Online appointments are available to patients; Please see our Receptionist to receive your Patient Access registration form. **Patients need to provide PHOTO ID upon request for registration**

PATIENT ACCESS what is this?

Patient Access is an online service provided by EMIS Health. Patient Access provide the clinical system, that we, your practice uses and which you connect to through Patient Access. Your Patient Access account is configured and looked after by our practice.

You will be able to benefit from the online service enabling you to:-

  • Book your appointments to see one of our GPs online
  • Issue online repeat prescription requests
  • Medical Record viewing; Medications, Immunisations and Allergies.

CLICK HERE FOR PATIENT ACCESS www.patientaccess.com


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History Of The Practice

The practice was formed in the late 1960s, when the town practices of Drs Dixon, Ramage and Burke amalgamated. It moved into its current health centre premises in 1968. Dr Mowbray joined in 1981, Dr Dervan in 1986, both having been trainees here. (Dr Dervan retired in 2012 and Dr Mowbray the following year.) Dr Bristow joined in 1993, Dr Tucker in 1994, Dr Privonitz in 1995, Dr McCarthy in 1997 and Dr Master in 2012. Drs Wooding and Brosnan joined the practice in 2013 on a part-time basis.

The Surgery

The health centre stands on Plane Tree Road, opposite the Memorial Clock Tower. Parking can be difficult but we do reserve a space for disabled patients in front of the surgery on Plane Tree Road; behind it on Bay Street; and there is a large car park available under the railway bridge and Beech Street.

There is easy access for the disabled, via a ramped footpath from Plane Tree Road. A wheelchair is available.

Primary Care Trust

Blackburn with Darwen Teaching Care Trust Plus is the organisation which should be approached for details of the primary medical services in the area. Their telephone number is: 01254 282000.

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Information from the Care Quality Commission

Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.

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