Dickenson Road Medical Centre
357-359 Dickenson Road,
M13 0WQ

Telephone lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 6.30pm.

Opening Hours
Monday 7:00 am to 12:30 pm 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am to 12:30 pm 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am to 12:30 pm 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
The building facilities comply with the Disability Discrimination Act.

If you have any special needs please let our staff know so that we can help and ensure you get the same support in the future.

Wheelchair Access
The Surgery has been specially designed to make it easier for disabled patients to visit. There are no steps at the entrance of the building giving patients easy access. Due to fire regulations, we do have heavy fire doors, however if you have trouble opening these please ask Reception for assistance as they are always happy to help.

There is one dedicated disabled car parking spaces available immediately outside the back entrance of The Surgery.

We have a disabled toilet on the ground floor.

Disabled Parking – Blue Badge Scheme
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems. It allows Blue Badge holders to park close to where they need to go.

Loop System
We have a loop induction system at the reception desk to assist the hearing impaired.
For more information on the loop hearing system visit Hearing Link website.
For more information please see the following websites:
British Deaf Association
The Deaf Health Charity – SignHealth
Action Hearing Loss
Royal Association for Deaf People
National Deaf Children’s Society

Blind/Partially Sighted
If you or family members are blind or partially sighted we can give you a large print of our practice leaflet upon request. Please ask Reception for further information.

For more advice and support for blind people please visit the following websites:
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RIND)
Action for Blind People
British Blind Sport

Guide Dogs
Guide dogs are welcome at the surgery but we ask that you be aware of other patients and staff who may have an allergy or fear of dogs.
Further Information can be found here:
Guide Dogs

Other Disability Websites
BID Services
Disability Go
Disabled People, your Rights, Benefits, Carers and the Equality Act
Disability Rights UK
Living with a Disability NHS Choices
Disability Action
Contact us Online today!

Out of Hours

We close for staff meetings and training between 12.30 and 13.30 Monday to Friday, but we take calls during that time too so if there is an emergency, we will deal with it as soon as possible.

If needed, patients can ring the back door in an absolute emergency.

Non-urgent advice: When We Are Closed

We have an arrangement with an out-of-hours provider called Go to Doc to take your emergency calls after 18:00, at weekends and on public holidays. Please call the usual surgery number and you will be diverted to the service.

24 hour medical advice is also available from NHS111, just dial 111 for assistance.

Cancellation of Appointment
Please note that patients CAN NOW contact the extended access service on this number: 0161 470 7025  to leave a cancellation message

You will be asked for your name, DOB, the time/ Date/ Location of your appointment and this will come through to our team as a recorded message.

Walk-in Centres
Walk-in centres offer fast access to health advice and treatment. They are open to anyone on a drop-in basis and provide minor treatments, information about local health services and self-help advice.

They are mainly nurse led and nearest ones are:

Hawthorn Walk-in Centre, telephone: 0161 220 6080
Monday to Friday 08:30 – 10:30, 13:00 – 15:00 & 16:30 – 18:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 12:00 & 14:00 – 16:00

Manchester Royal Infirmary – telephone: 0161 276 1234
Monday to Friday 08:30 – 22:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 22:00

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.