Welcome to Winch Lane Surgery

We have designed this website for existing patients and those who are thinking of registering with us.  It tells you about our services, how to access them and provides some general information about the Practice.

Telephone numbers

Our phone lines are manned from 8.00 am Monday to Friday.

Main Surgery: 01437 - 762333 (Mon-Fri 8.00am - 6.30pm)

Prescriptions: 01437 - 768905 (Mon-Fri 8.00am - 1.00pm)

Health Visitors: 01437 - 767456 / 764181

District Nurses: 01437 - 783726

Manage Your Asthma

ASTHMA logoYou might be surprised to find out that asthma hospitalises someone every seven minutes. Even if you have mild asthma, contact with your triggers can cause serious symptoms to come on very quickly. The good news? Coming in for a yearly asthma review with our specialist nurses is one of the key things you can do to cut your risk of having an asthma attack. Your asthma changes over time and this appointment is a chance for them to review your medicines, check your inhaler technique and update your written asthma action plan. If you receive a letter from us inviting you for a review, please make every effort to attend. Manage Your Asthma

Screening for Life

Screening for Life (S4L) is an annual campaign run throughout July by the Screening Division of Public Health Wales. S4L

The month-long campaign is aimed at encouraging eligible men and women across Wales to take up free NHS screening.
It also includes links to the websites of all the free, NHS screening programmes offered in Wales.

Travel and Holiday Vaccinations

Travel and Holiday Vaccinations The Practice Nurses run a comprehensive travel clinic service and are happy to give advice on vaccinations, malaria tablets and other medication you may need. Please make an appointment as early as possible – at least 6 – 8 weeks before travel – as some vaccination schedules need to start at least eight weeks before you travel. You can also check what vaccinations you may need by visiting www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home

Online repeat prescriptions

Do you order repeat medication? Do you have access to the internet? You are now able to order your repeat medication online. If you have already registered click on the button below to order your next prescription. read more...

Message from the Practice Manager

Winch Lane Surgery is the first Practice in Wales to achieve the Quality Practice Award from the Royal College of General Practitioners.

The purpose-built surgery was opened in August 1991.  Its facilites includes a pleasant open-plan waiting room with a children's play area, attractive consulting rooms, a Practice Nurse treatment suite equipped for minor surgery, and good access and toilet facilities for the disabled.  The car park has ample spaces for patients.

The doctors operate a "personal list" system which means that whenever possible, you will be seen by your own doctor unless he or she is away on holiday, study leave etc.

We are always trying to improve the services that we offer.  If you have any ideas or comments which you think might be helpful, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.

Nicola Tinsley

Practice Manager