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Welcome to Lambgates Health Centre

Lambgates Health Centre serves the whole of Hadfield as well as its surrounding villages, our doctors, nurses and reception team take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. We aim to treat all our patients promptly, courteously and in complete confidence.

We offer a full general practice service and run clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as contraception, minor surgery, childhood & travel vaccinations as well as free NHS health checks.

The information on this website is for both existing patients and those considering registering with us. You can find out about our services, how to access them and some general information about how our practice operates. If you live in our practice area and would like to register with us, please complete our registration form that is available from reception.

Please note that you will be registering with the practice rather than an individual GP. If you would like continuity with a particular GP please consider there may be a wait. However, all GPs can access your medical record and will be more than happy to help.


Lambgates Health Centre is a Training Practice. This means hospital doctors wanting to enter general practice spend twelve months with us in order to gain the experience they need to become family doctors. We also train Foundation Year 2 doctors (in their second year after qualification); medical students from Manchester University; nursing students and work experience students. 


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Important Notice

Flu Clinic

Please have your Flu Vaccination at Lambgates. We know you have a choice, and having it here helps to support the staff and services in General Practice

Thank you for your continued support with us at Lambgates.

We have two separate vaccinations, one for over 65's and one for under 65's.

Flu Clinic dates-

Saturday 29th September                                     Saturday 13th October

Over 65's- Fully Booked                                         Over 65's- Fully Booked

Under 65's- Few spaces left...                                    Under 65's- Spaces

Giving Consent for Others to Collect Your Prescription

Prescription Third Party Dissent Form

Repeat Prescription Patient Leaflet

Monthly Campaigns

On Friday the 21st of September all the staff will be supporting Jeans for Genes day!

This is in aid of children who live with life-altering genetic disorders. There are half a million children in the UK alone who suffer from genetic disorders. Logo


On Friday 28th of September we will be supporting the Macmillan coffee morning with a cake sale. All fundraising donations will contribute to care, equipment and treatment for Macmillan cancer care.  


New Macmillan Unit website

Tameside Macmillan Unit want to ensure as many people as possible can access help and support and are delighted to launch their. 

The unit offers people affected by cancer the professional support they need, a variety of services including benefits advice, counselling, emotional support and complementary therapies, advice and signposting to local and national support services.  Anyone with a cancer diagnosis, friends, relatives and carers can use the service for free and everyone is welcome.  For further details visit their website or call on 0161 922 5644.

Macmillan Information & Support

Telephone Services

We are always trying to think of ways to improve our services, and our telephone system was one of the areas that was mentioned the most.

We have a shorter opening message from Dr Palmer and we have introduced options to our telephone service:

Press 1 to Book Appointments

Press 2 for Test Results - Please note this is between 11-am and 2pm only

Press 3 for Prescription Queries - Please leave a voicemail and the Prescription Clerk will return your call before 3pm that day.

Press 4 for the Secretaries for Referral Queries 

Press 5 for the Cancellation Line - here you can leave a brief message to cancel your upcoming appointment. Please note this is not to re-arrange; it is purely to cancel.

Press 6 for Any Other Queries

We hope this will make telephoning the practice a lot easier and you can save time by being put through to the correct department at first.

We would welcome any feedback on this new service.


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For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
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