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The Elms Practice
 The Elms Practice




The Elms Medical Practice

16 Derby Street



L39 2BY






Telephone NHS 111 now if you have been


* to  Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days, (even if you do not have symptoms)


* other parts of China including Hong Kong and Macau, in the last 14 days and have a cough,high tempreature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)


* to Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand in the last 14 days and have a cough, high tempreature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)


* in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus





Do not go to your GP Surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Telephone NHS 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.


Furhter information is available on  nhs.net






Welcome to the website for The Elms Medical Practice

Mission Statement: Our Service is to Care

Practice contact number is 01695 588710

 Practice Fax number is 01695 588712


Please phone NHS 111 for advice when the practice is closed or use the online 111 website: https://111.nhs.uk/





Your named accountable GP is either Dr A Krishnamurthy or Dr G Duddukuri.

If you would like to know who your named GP is, please contact the Practice

 Having a named GP does not prevent you seeing any other doctor's in the practice.

 Your named GP will not be available at all times and if your needs are urgent you may need to discuss them with an alternative doctor.



myGP App


The surgery is now using the iPlato messaging system, which links with the myGP app that can be downloaded from any smart phone app store.


You can book appointments, view medical records and order repeat prescriptions through the myGP app the same way as you can through Patient Access. Both systems will run together.



POD Opening Hours


From Monday 9th December 2019, the POD's opening hours will change. The prescription ordering phone line will be open as below;


8:30am - 11:30am and 2:30pm - 4:30pm (Monday - Friday)


POD Survey


The CCG are carrying out a survey about the POD, and patient's experiences using the service. If you would like to take part in the survey and provide your feedback, please go to: www.surveymonkey.com/r/WLCCGPOD



Flu Vaccinations 2019


Flu vaccinations are available for patients who meet one of the below criteria;


Aged 65 and Over


Aged under 65 and either; has a long term health condition, pregnant or is a carer


If you meet the above criteria for a free flu jab, please contact the surgery on 01695 588710 to make an appointment. The walk in clinics for the flu vaccines have now finished.



Extended Hours Service


West Lancashire now have an extended hours service running 7 days a week, please see the page 'Extended Hours Appointments' for more information



Macmillan Support Group


Macmillan are holding a monthly support group at Christ Church Ministry Centre, Long Lane, Aughton on every 2nd Friday of the month (9:30am - 11:30am). Anyone affected by Cancer can attend.



Patient Access Appointments

We are pleased to offer the below type of appointments for online booking through Patient Access;


- Routine GP Appointments

- Cervical Smear Appointments

- Blood Test Appointments


If you would like to use our online booking facilities, please speak to Reception to sign up to Patient Access. Please note: You will need a form of Photo ID when you register with Reception


To get to Patient Access, follow this link: www.patientaccess.com  





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