A named accountable GP is allocated to all our patients. These are your usual/allocated GP’s. If you are unsure who your GP is please ask. Also if your GP is not someone who you usually see regularly we can update your record to reflect your choice .

Dr Julia Smith

Senior Partner – MRCGP, DRCOG, MRCP (UK) DFP, MB ChB, DPD, BSc ( Hons) – Qualified 1992


Dr Jon Rylance 

Partner –  B.Med.Sci, BMBS, DFFP, MRCGP – Qualified 1997


Dr Jim Hacking 

Partner – B.Med.Sci, BMBS, DFFP, MRCGP, DCH – Qualified 1997 


Dr Martin Gardiner 

Partner – MBChB, MRCGP, DFFP – Qualified 1996


Dr Heather Wood

BSc, MBChB, DFFP, MRCGP, DCH – Qualified 2002


Extended Access is the offer of pre-bookable appointments outside GP practices’ core contractual hours, either in the early morning, evening (until 9.30pm) or at weekend and on bank holidays.

There are a range of appointments we can offer our patients in addition to practice appointments, please speak to our reception team for more information.

If you need medical assistance whilst we are closed, please call NHS 111 or access information online Get medical help – NHS 111

For life threatening emergencies – Call 999 for an ambulance

For urgent dental treatment: call your dentist or  call the Lancashire and South Cumbria Dental help line number 0300 1243 010. The helpline will assess dental needs and if urgent signpost to relevant service.

The online consult service has clinically approved , GP-authored information covering a number of topics with self-help videos and resources. Submit a routine query and we will respond in two working days.