Welcome to Fountains Medical Practice
You can now self-referral to our Low-Level Mental Health Counselling Service and to our Social Prescribing Link Worker. To do so, please Click Here
Are you a Military Veteran?
A veteran is someone who has served in the armed forces for at least one day.
Being flagged as a veteran in your NHS medical records will help to ensure that you are able to access dedicated services for those who have served in the UK Armed Forces. These include services for Mental Health and Physical Health conditions.
If you are a veteran, please contact the practice on 01244 325721 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know!
Try the NHS App
If you're a patient at Fountains Medical Practice, you can now use the NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or table.
The NHS App allows you to:
- View and share proof of your Covid-19 Status for Trave.
- View your vaccination details, the date, vaccine and batch number
- Download a PDF vaccination certificate or receive a copy by email
Please note, your GP cannot provide a Vaccination Certificate.
You can also use the NHS App to get health advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP health record and more.
For more information, go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp'
Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning
Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning.
You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13.
Your choice will only apply to the health and care system in England. This does not apply to health or care services accessed in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
For further information https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/
Your GP cannot do this on your behalf.
When completing an eConsult, please ensure that you do not attach photographs of intimate areas. These will be deleted and not added to your consult.
Important COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Booster vaccination programme
As a practice, we will be holding COVID Booster clinic's at the practice. To book your appointment please ring the practice on 01244 325721.
There are two types of testing available in the borough;
1) COVID-19 Local Testing Site - this is for anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19
2) Testing for people without symptoms - free regular and rapid COVID-19 testing
Please click on the link to access the testing available: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/news-and-views/incidents/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-testing/covid-19-testing.aspx
Flu Vaccination Programme 2021/22
It's that time of year again and the practice will be having Flu clinic's throughout November and December. If you have received a Flu vaccination in the past because you are over 65 years old or you have a chronic disease which classes you as at risk then please ring the practice on 01244 325721 to book an appointment.
Extended Hours Service
Do you need a evening or weekend appointment?
The Extended hours service is available to all patients to book a routine appointment outside of practice opening hours.
This includes GP and nurse appointments as well as blood test and physiotherapy assessments.
the service can be found at the 1829 Building at the Countess of Chester Health Park, and other locations around Cheshire.
Appointments are available:
- Monday - Friday from 6.30pm - 9.00pm
- Saturday - Sunday from 9.00am - 6.00pm
Please call 0300 123 7743 to book an appointment.
(Site updated 03/05/2022)