Visualisation of new entrance at Dardsley
Welcome to Lostock Hall Medical Centre, Preston
We are proud to have opened in our home at Dardsley in Brownedge Road on 18 March 2019!
Please note our new telephone number 01772 529329.
See our News page for further details about the new centre.
A family practice that is proud to be an important part of the local community.
We are a growing practice with more than 4,000 patients visiting us from Lostock Hall, Bamber Bridge, Penwortham, Farington, Whitestake, Walton-le-Dale and surrounding areas.
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
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We are currently trying to minimise the number of patients that come to the practice to reduce the chances of infecting each other and staff. Most consultations will be by telephone (at times with video) or on the day and patients will be asked to confirm they have no symptoms before being given a face to face appointment. Non-urgent routine reviews will be carried out by phone or delayed. Essential injections, vaccinations and procedures will go ahead. On-line bookable appointments will be restricted to telephone appointments. We need all patients to be able to have their prescriptions sent direct to the pharmacy. Sick notes will be sent to you wherever possible by text or email. Please do not come to the practice to ask for an appointment. Our doors are now closed most of the time. Knock on the window if you genuinely need to speak to us or if you have been called in for an appointment. We are taking extra steps to regularly clean communal areas. Please use the hand sanitisers provided and wash your hands. You do not need sick notes for 7-day or 14-day self-isolation. Please speak to your employer. We are looking at ways of staying in touch with the most vulnerable of our patients with the help of local organisations. Wishing you all the best during a difficult time.
Dr Ewa Craven.
NHS coronavirus guidance
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
There is a generous car park for our patients use with full access for the disabled patients.
Our Building - Dardsley
Our building has a fascinating history. It was built in 1886 by the Sharples family, as their home and doctor's practice. Dr Thomas Sharples and his son Dr Sydney Sharples lived and worked there over the following 65 years. From 1951 to 2008 the building was expanded to host the Prescription Pricing Bureau. Our Doctor Doctor project is revealing more of this history and capturing wonderful local memories of what it has been like going to the doctor over the last 135 years!
Go to www.doctordoctormemories.co.uk to find out more. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Lancashire County Council Museums.
Dr Thomas Sharples (seated), Dr Sydney Sharples (in uniform) c.1914 in the garden at Dardsley
(Photograph courtesy of Gillian Bennett)
An Inspection in December 2019 gave the following result.
You can see the full report by making a search on the CQC website.
(Site updated 14/05/2020)