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Ordering of Prescriptions

5th October 2021

As of 6th December, we will no longer be accepting orders of medication over the phone, as we have done, temporarily, during the pandemic.  Patients can request medication using the MyGP app, NHS app and Patient Access.  These are the most efficient way for patients to order medications.  Alternatively, we have a post box at both Surgery entrances where patients can drop off requests.  

COVID Boosters and Flu Vaccinations 

5th October 2021

We have today begun contacting patients for both their COVID boosters and flu vaccinations.  We will be running clinics whereby both vaccines can be given at the same time, in one single appointment.  All eligible patients will receive invites in due course, either by text message - which will include a link for direct booking, or via telephone. 

Our phone lines are still extremely busy, therefore we ask that for those that are able to, clicking on the link from the text message is the most efficient way of booking.  This will allow for our phone lines to be less busy for others who wish to book for medical issues.  

Thank you for your patience. 

Congratulations Dr Ghafoor 

Many of you may know of Dr Ghafoor already, having joined us last October as a salaried GP.  As of 1st October, however, Dr Ghafoor officially became one our GP Partners here at Glenroyd Medical.  This is excellent news for everyone here at the Surgery and we wish him all the success!

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Stop Smoking Service for Blackpool Residents  

Please see our 'services' tab for more information on the free Stop Smoking service, located within Moor Park Health Centre. 


COVID Vaccines

Update 13th May 2021

We are nearing the end of our covid vaccination clinics, which we have been running at Poulton Civic Centre, to aid our patients receiving their vaccinations in a timely manner.  Patients who have yet to be vaccinated, please rest assured you will receive an invite from NHS England, when it is your turn.  Patients are able to book via the NHS website or by calling 119, only after they have received an invite.  Clinics are held at various locations within the local area.  

Update 4th February 2021

The Army, RAF and Navy are supporting COVID19 vaccinations of the housebound in Fleetwood and Blackpool North (those registered with Practices at Moor Park).

Military medics in uniform will be visiting people in their homes to provide vaccinations. 

We're delighted to be working in partnership with our military colleagues as we look to protect the most vulnerable people in our area as quickly as possible.  

Clinics have also started downstairs at Moor Park Health Centre, run by a Pharmacy group.  Patients are able to book into these clinics once they have received their letter from the NHS.  

Update 20th January 2021

Local vaccination services are being set up across the country and the Fylde Coast.  These services vary in different areas, but include GP practices, local authority sourced buildings or other local facilities, as well as roving teams who have started delivering the vaccine in care homes.  

We can confirm that people living in North Blackpool and Bispham have already started to receive COVID-19 vaccinations with hundreds being vaccinated at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals.  A clinic was also run at Wyre Civic Centre in Poulton-le-Fylde at the weekend and another is planned for this coming weekend.  
The two GP Practices in Bispham have worked together with a community pharmacy to develop a vaccinations service in the town which will be launched next week. 
We understand people are both keen and anxious to get vaccinated as soon as possible, but please let us reassure you that it wont be long at all before people in the top priority groups are contacted by the NHS to book their appointments to receive their vaccination in Bispham. 

Appropriate Use of NHS Services 

At the moment, all NHS services are extremely busy.  To avoid long delays, please ensure you are using the most appropriate service for your medical need. 

 Digitisation of Medical Records

Lancashire and South Cumbria has been chosen by NHS England to be a national pilot for the digitisation of medical records.  Scanning these paper based records and making them digital will enable better utilisation of space, creating more clinical space, staff areas, multi-team space and video hubs, removing the need for some practices to build extensions.  In addition, it will also make your record more easily and speedily accessible to clinical staff within your practice. 

Your complete GP medical record will be digital and stored in a secure cloud based clinical system (only accessible by your GP Practice) with the paper based records being securely destroyed following BS EN 15713:2009 Secure destruction of confidential material.  Your GP will still be able to access your records easily within this system.  The scanning and destruction of the paper records will follow strict data protection guidelines adhered to by the NHS.  As with paper records, this states that they must be destroyed 10 years after the patients death if they are no longer needed. 

If you wish to discuss the scheme, please inform the Practice direct either by letter or via email


COVID 19 Urgent Eyecare Service (CUES)

The COVID-19 Urgent Eyecare Service (CUES service) has now been launched across the Fylde Coast. 

The main aim of this service is to make sure people can access urgent eyecare within primary care, using the established trained workforce in optical practices.  This is needed to reduced demand on primary care and hospital eye services during the coronavirus pandemic. 

The service will provide an initial contact, telephone triage, remote consultations and where necessary, face to face assessments, providing management of recent onset symptomatic or urgent ocular presentations. 

The list of accredited optical practices currently providing the service is available at using 'find a practice' tool. 

2nd September 2020


Important information regarding scam

We have received a report that some women are being contacted by a text message, claiming to be from recall service to advise that they are overdue for a screening.  The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details.

These messages are not from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Please do not respond to any messages without being certain of the sender.


Thank you 

On behalf of all the staff here at Glenroyd, I would like to say a massive thank you to both Montgomery High school and St Marys Catholic Academy and Armfield Academy for their kind donation of protective googles and visors.

This is a very unexpected gesture and is very much appreciated. It is so lovely to know we are being thought of during this tough time.



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