Specialist Services

Secondary Care services at Wilmslow Health Centre
We now offer the following services right out of Wilmslow Health Centre. These services are available to all patients, even those not registered at Wilmslow Health Centre:

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • Orthopaedic Hand Surgery
  • Urology
  • ENT (Ear Nose & Throat)
  • Gynaecology
  • Osteopathy
  • Counselling

Ophthalmology

Optegra Eye Hospitals  provide the widest range of eye care treatments in the UK. Since April 2012, Optegra Manchester Eye Hospital have been holding clinics at Wilmslow Health Centre in an effort to make eye services more accessible for patients across Cheshire. The clinics times are arranged to suit busy lives so you can even see a leading consultants eye surgeon on Saturdays. From laser eye surgery to treatment of glaucoma and AMD, Optegra’s Wilmslow outreach clinic at Wilmslow Health Centre is there for you. To book an appointment please call the main hospital number 0800 358 0825 or click here for further information. Here is a recent local press article all about the service.

Gastroenterology

In partnership with Manchester Surgical Services, Wilmslow Health Centre now offers patients across Cheshire the chance to consult  leading gastroenterologists right here in the community. Dr John Mason and Dr Marie McMahon (both of Central Manchester Foundation Trust) holding clinics at Wilmslow Health Centre on alternate Tuesday evenings.

Cardiology

2013 saw the launch of exciting new cardiology services at Wilmslow Health Centre. In partnership with the renowned Department of Cardiology at University Hospital of South Manchester Wilmslow Health Centre has started a palpitations clinic after investing heavily in state-of-the-art equipment usually used only in major hospitals. Approximately 40% of all referrals to hospital cardiology departments involve patients with palpitations and the opening of a palpitations service in the community will mean many more patients will be able to get timely diagnoses and treatment from leading cardiologists at Wilmslow Health Centre.

Orthopaedic Hand Surgery

In 2011 Wilmslow Health Centre completed the building of its extension which included a state-of-the-art operating theatre.
In May 2011, in partnership with Wrightington Hospital Orthopaedic Department, we launched a pioneering community hand surgery service. Wrightington Hospital, world famous for its orthopaedic department (which invented the hip replacement) deliver a high quality, low waiting time hand surgery service delivered by leading hand surgeon, Professor Murali.

Echocardiography

In 2008, Wilmslow Health Centre was the first practice in the PCT to provide a practice based commissioned service. Wythenshawe Hospital have been providing Echocardiograms (ultrasound scans of the heart) at Wilmslow Health Centre after Wilmslow Health Centre was approved by the PCT to provide the service to all patients of neighbouring surgeries in the area.

Following on from the success of the Echocardiography service, Wilmslow Health Centre has gone on to offer even more secondary care services in partnership with local NHS hospitals. These services provide rapid access, high quality services open to all patients within the Central and Eastern Cheshire area.

Diagnostic Ultrasound

We provide a rapid access diagnostic ultrasound scan service here at Wilmslow Health Centre. The scan service is open to all patients across the NHS.
The scan service combines the latest technology and technical expertise to provide medical imaging and diagnostic reports to you GP so that further care can be planned as quickly as possible without the anxiety of long waiting times.

Urology

Wilmslow Health Centre, in partnership with the renowned department of Urology at University Hospital of South Manchester, offer patients the convenience of seeing their leading hospital consultant urologist right here in the community without any undue delay. The service offers high quality NHS care for any urological condition from prostate cancer assessment to urinary incontinence.

ENT

In Partnership with Manchester Surgical Services, Wilmslow Health Centre has launched a community Earn Nose and Throat service allowing patients from all over Cheshire to receive expert care from a consultant ENT Surgeon at regular clinics here in the community. Patients will see Mr Sean Loughran (a consultant ENT Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary).

Gynaecology

Mr Vincent Hall, Consultant Gynaecologist based at Macclesfield Hospital provides regular specialist gynaecology clinics at Wilmslow Health Centre on a weekly basis.

Osteopathy

Margaret Gul provides a Osteopathy therapy service for back and neck pain, she uses a wide range of gentle techniques such as massage, joint mobilisation and manipulation to release tension, restore mobility and ease pain. Advice is given on posture, lifestyle and exercise to help bring you back to optimum health. Please contact 01625 533 455 for more information.

 Private Travel Clinic

Wilmslow Health Centre has a well established private travel clinic to ensure you and your family remain well on your travels. Appointments are often available at short notice with slots at weekends and evenings. See lastminutejabs for more information.

Counselling

Wilmslow Health Centre has an exclusive in-house counsellor. Your GP will be able to refer you as required.

 

Private Clinics at Wilmslow Health Centre

Wilmslow Health Centre provides private clinics on-site as part of our Quality and Access commitment.These clinics pay part of their income back to the health centre. All profits from both NHS and private sources are re-invested in improving care and services for our patients. If you have been referred to one of our private clinics or specialists – outside the NHS – please let us know if you change your mind for any reason. We will be happy to meet your wishes. Other clinics and specialists are available to you at all times – the choice is all yours.