Welcome to Burnley Wood Medical Centre

PATIENTS- Are you disappointed, anxious or even angry at the way your Practice seems to be running?

Have you ever given a thought to Why are GP Surgeries across the Country working like they are?  Interested then please click on the Link below:  https://youtu.be/s0wvgUaGAB8


NHS England has instructed us to continue to follow Public Health England guidance on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

So Please kindly continue to wear a face mask / Face Visor(if exempt) when entering this building, we will be social distancing and wearing masks where needed and we ask you to do this for the following reasons:

  • To Protect Venerable patients that attend the practice and are more at risk to the Covid 19 Virus.
  •  To protect yourself from possible asymptomatic Patients carrying the Covid 19 Virus.
  •  To protect the staff working at the practice.
  •  To keep the Practice open– If we suffer a Covid outbreak amongst staff the practice could end up closing for a period.

 We appreciate your support in keeping everyone safe


The Hospital trust have changed the way to book an appointment with the Midwife

To Book a Midwife appointment please go to  www.elht.nhs.uk/badgernet

or Call Community Midwifery Appointment Hub on 01282 804512.

NEWS: Coronavirus (COVID-19) -general information on COVID-19


The practice is not responsible for this, if you cannot see your vaccinations then please follow the instructions on the below letter, Unfortunately we cannot help you.

COVID 19 Passport Issues


Information/Guidance can be found here on the ELHT Maternity COVID webpage https://elht.nhs.uk/about-us/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance/maternity

COVID VACCINE - Local Clinics, Book an appointment, 

Patients can now find on the National Booking System (through simply book). Try this link http://bit.ly/pennine-vac

ACORN CENTRE - National Booking System specifically for 2nd dose 12-15 year old children during the month of January and February - these will be:

Saturday 15.01.22 - 10-2pm

Thursday 20.01.22 - 3-7pm

Saturday 22.01.22 - 10-2pm

Thursday 27.01.22 - 3-7pm

Saturday 29.01.22 - 10-2pm


Thursday 3.2.22 - 3-7pm

Saturday 5.2.22 - 10-2pm

Thursday 10.2.22 - 3-7pm

Saturday 12.2.22 - 10-2pm

Thursday 17.2.22 - 3-7pm

Saturday 19.2.22 - 10-2pm

Thursday 24.2.22 - 3-7pm

These can be booked using the link: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/  walk-ins are also available on the day

COVID BOOSTER -To book booster 6 months after 2nd dose see link below to national booking system (Having your NHS Number will help but not always needed)


COVID Vaccination Status- Please read. Your COVID vaccine Status

Message from the Practice Ref " Gov GP's to see patients Face to Face" -Message from the Practice

Please do not attend the Practice, please phoneAll appointments are now conducted by phone, after being assessed you may be invited to attend the Practice.

EMAIL -Please do not Request an appointment via Email please contact the Med centre via phone to book any appointments.

Prescriptions can be ordered by using the prescription line from 9am-12pm

Prescriptions can be brought down (advise last resort) the box will be in the foyer, however where possible please nominate a pharmacy to collect your drugs from, and if not already done, sign up to online repeat prescription ordering.

NOTE: Patients will not be issued excessive amounts of  their medication. This is so the drugs supply chain is maintained for all.


Big White Wall rebrand to Togetherall - the Big White Wall mental health and wellbeing resource has officially relaunched with the new company name ‘Togetherall’. Their website has now changed for all of their existing members.

PROTECT YOUR HOME  This website       www.germdefence.org/index.html?src=P81137  has scientifically proven advice to reduce COVID-19 infections. It takes 10 minutes – try it out!

 “Your COVID Recovery”

is an online platform with two key components. Firstly, and of relevance to anyone recovering from covid-19 is an open, publicly available site containing general information on all aspects of recovering from COVID-19 including physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing:  The site offers general advice on recovery, returning to work and information for families and carers of patients with post-COVID syndrome (also known as Long COVID


Advice for Parents During Covid19

Sources of information for people who are shielding MAY 2020

Practice Newsletter Advice



Hospital Info on Visitinghttps://www.elht.nhs.uk/application/files/4215/8446/2666/Visitor_Guidance_COVID-19.pdf

For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances.  These can be accessed at: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

Fit Note (Med3) Advice              
Self Certificate SICK PAY

NEW: Find your NHS number, Handy to have and keep, click on link below

find your NHS number

How to Contact Your Practice - https://youtu.be/gXHPWbEmp5s

COVID 19 VACCINATION NEWS - Communication from East Lancashire NHS

we will contact you when it’s the right time to come forward, so please don’t contact the NHS to seek a vaccine before then; 

please act on your invite when it comes, and make sure you attend your appointments when you arrange them;

and of course, please continue to abide by all the social distancing and hand hygiene guidance, which will still save lives.

The Below link as an Isolation Note for your Employer


LMC Requests for MED 3 Fit Note

 GLAD Study -Anxiety & Depression Research Study -Want to be involved see leaflet.

GLAD Study




Digitisation of Medical Records

Gov-Friends & Family Survey -Please take the time to complete this survey (only 2 Questions) link on the right.Thank you

Medications:  Please use the link below to help you find the cheapest places to buy Over the Counter Medications:




Brexit Gov.uk Message: Medications

Getting Medication

USE OF ELECTRONIC REPEAT DISPENSING The practice is collaborating with NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) which is providing NHS numbers for those patients that may be suitable for electronic repeat dispensing prescriptions. The information is obtained from NHS prescriptions submitted to the NHSBSA. 


To book an appointment, call the practice or speak to reception. These Appointments are in different locations nearest for our patients are St Peters Centre and Yarn Spinners Nelson (Next to Morrison's).

Monday to Friday - 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Saturday – 10 am to 4 pm

Sunday – 10 am to 4 pm

Extended GP Access More Information

Privacy Notice for Patients

How we Use your Medical Record

GDPR-Patient Leaflet

Patient Handout Your Data Matters

Patient Leaflet-National Data Opt-Out

New Pendleside Hospice Info - see further Information

New Self Check in Screen

Patients can now self Check in on arrive for appointments.


How information about you helps us to provide better care

To book an appointment online and order your repeat prescriptions you need to register for access by clicking on the link below "Request to Register for Online Services" , once the practice receives this we can send your online activation instructions (if you recently moved please ensure we have your new address).

 Patients wishing to have access to their medical record electronically can request a form from Reception, please be aware you will be requested to provide a copy of Identification(this is to protect your information).  

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS: You should allow 48hrs for your repeat prescription to be processed as stated on the practice website and practice leaflet, unless informed otherwise.

The ordering of repeat prescriptions via the website is now available however you need to register for access to do this click the link below "Request to Register for Online Services".


GP Online Services-getting-started

GP Records (Easy Read)-keeping-your-gp-online-records-safe


GP Records Online (Easy Read)-what-you-need-to-know

GP Records Online-what-you-need-to-know

How information about you helps us to provide better care - Care Data Information

How information about you helps us to provide better care - Care Data Patients Frequently Asked Questions

The Freedom of Information Act model publication scheme


Request to Register for Online Services Form

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