New dedicated flu line phone number from 22.9.20 - 01772 693153
Changes to appointment system due to Coronavirus
Information on Coronavirus
Online appointments will be blocked for the next few months..
Covid-19 walk-in testing centre...
A massive £800 raised for the QK70 fund...
Our very own Dr Zakir Patel wins Sir Tom Finney Award for his significant contribution to the charity work of the Rotary Club Preston.
New prescription line phone number 01772 237615
Patient Participation Group (PPG)
Due to the current issues of Coronavirus we are currently not offering face to face appointments. This is to limit the spread of the virus and to keep GP's, clinicians, staff and patients safe. We will also not be offering any pre-bookable appointments or online bookings. Patients can still call at 8am as usual and will be booked in for a telephone consultation instead.
Thank you in advance for your co-operation during this time. Please remember to stay safe, wash hands regularly and also look after those who may be self isolating / elderly whilst not putting yourself at risk.
Coronavirus or visit gov.uk/coronavirus for more information
The local council have set up a Covid-19 walk-in test centre on the Issa Medical Centre car park. The testing centre is open Monday - Sunday between 10am - 3pm. No appointment necessary however it is for those who have NO Coronavirus symptoms (continuous cough, high temperature or loss of smell / taste) If you do have any of these symptoms please DO NOT attend the walk-in test centre. Instead please book a test via the government website or by calling 119. The centre is run by the council and NOT by Issa Medical Centre. Your results will come back to you directly and not to the surgery.
Over the last 12 months we have been raising money for the QK70 fund in memory of Dr Khan. In the last year we have raised a massive £800 which has been split between The Foxton Centre and the Preston Domestic Violence Service. We also collected and donated to The Salvation Army in December ready for their Christmas parcels. On behalf of Issa Medical Centre and Dr Khan's family we would like to thank you for all your support and contributions over the year and we are looking forward to raising money again in the near future!!
Each year The Rotary Club of Preston hand out the prestigious Sir Tom Finney Award to an individual, who is not a club member, who has made a significant contribution to the charitable work of the Rotary Club Preston. This year our very own Dr Zakir Patel was presented the award; it was stated that Dr Patel has provided considerable support to the club over a number of years and that they were pleased to be able to recognise his support and the charitable services he has provided. The award was presented by Rotarian and our Senior Practice Manager Sharon Riley.
There is now a new dedicated line for all requests and medication queries. Please contact us on: 01772 237615 from Monday - Friday 9am-5pm.
Patient Participation Group: At Issa Medical Group we are determined to provide the best possible service for you, our patients. Your involvement is essential for the development our practice and we always welcome new ideas and suggestions. We are inviting patients to join our Patient Participation Group. The group may be asked to complete surveys / attend meetings throughout the year in order to join together to develop as a service. If you would like to join our Patient Participation Group (PPG) then please contact reception staff to pass on your details. All information we ask for is fully protected under NHS Information Governance and Confidentiality rules, and is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (as amended). You must be a registered patient of the Issa Medical Group to take part. We want to represent all of our patients and therefore need a broad cross-section of our patients in the group - young people, senior citizens, different ethnic groups, men and women, different medical conditions.
Recently there has been an increase in the number of cases of children with Measles. The flyer above will provide you with more information on how and when to get your child vaccinated.
Easy Guide To Cervical Screening
The above document will provide you with more information on what to expect from a Cervical Smear test and how the results could be potentially live changing.
Job Club Poster 2020
If you are looking for support please see the above poster to see what the local community centre could offer for you.