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We now have a Locum Advanced Nurse Practitioner working certain days that patients can see for any of the problems listed below.  She can also prescribe medication.

On the days when our Advanced Nurse Practitioner is working you will be asked by our Reception Team for a brief idea of your problem so we can ascertain if it would be more appropriate for you to see her instead of a GP.

  • Coughs and chest infections
  • Sore throat
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Oral thrush
  • Cold sores
  • Minor nosebleeds
  • Hayfever
  • Allergies
  • Ear pain
  • Ear infection
  • Blocked ears
  • Headaches
  • Conjunctivitis, blepharitis
  • Eye stye
  • Rashes
  • Eczema
  • Sprain and strains
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion, acid reflux
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Threadworms
  • UTI
  • Diarrhoea and Vomiting
  • Emergency contraception
  • Vaginal thrush
  • Removal of stuck tampon
  • Repeat contraceptive pill
  • Calf pain
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Warts and verruca
  • Minor lacerations and cuts
  • Minor burns
  • Infected wounds
  • Cellulitis
  • Abscesses
  • Bites human, animal, insect
  • Other skin and nail infections
  • Back pain


Following our recent CQC Inspection we are delighted the advise that our overall rating was Good.

See our full CQC report here


An average of 4 appointments are wasted EACH DAY by patients who do not turn up.

If you are unable to make your appointment please make sure you let our Receptionists know as soon as possible so the appointment can be offered to another patient.


NHS England’s Patient Online Programme ‘Improving patient experience’ - access to medical records

In response to NHS England’s Patient Online Programme ‘Improving patient experience', from the 31st March 2016 you will be able to view your medical record online. If you already have access to online services i.e. booking appointments and ordering repeat medication, you may now also see other aspects of your medical record - medication, allergies and adverse reactions, test results, list of medical problems and consultation dates.

If you would like access to your medical record please see our online services page for details on how to request this.


All patients are allocated a named GP.

If you wish to know who your allocated GP is please contact Reception

Ashcroft Surgery patients are always welcome to book appointments with any available GP and are not restricted only to their allocated GP.


Please note that the surgery will be closed on these dates from 12.00pm.


Thursday 15th June

Wednesday 12th July

Tuesday 12th September

Wednesday 11th October

Thursday 16th November


All GP practices are now required to declare the mean earnings for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients.

Average earnings for GPs working six months or more in the last financial year was £41,767.52 before tax and national insurance.

This is for three part time GPs and one GP locum.


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