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Pre-consultation Care HV TH
Asthma care HV TH
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Stay Healthy

How to live to 100
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A picture of health - LGBT
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Health Record Access

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Hilda aged 85 and daughter
Local Care Record Development Board
British Medical Journal Blog
BMJ Blog: Please don't forget the patient
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Are you eMPOWERed yet?
Asthma in Children
Bowel / Lung cancer screening

Breast cancer awareness

Citizens, Genomics and the Future
Dementia services 
Health, Technology and Social Responsibility
Heart disease
HPV vaccinations, cervical smears and cervical cancer
Magical Diabetes Event
Mayor intro to practice
Our Health, Our Lifetime's Work
Prostate Cancer 
Self Care week 2010 
Self Care Week 2011
Self Care Week 2012
Self Care Week 2013

Sun and Skin

Enabling Patient Access
the Haughton Thornley Medical Centres way

7th May 2015 Joanne Bosanquet
15th April 2015 Part 1
16th Sep 2015 Part 2

Quality Care

Defining Quality
Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Escape Fire
The Moral Era
The Power of Information
Information: To share or not to share
5 Year forward Review
Realising the Potential of Primary Care
HICAT: Out of adversity comes Strength and Wisdom
Patient access to medical records and online services
Case Study: Improving Records Access and Understanding
Review of 2014
Berwick review into patient safety
NHS Productivity
Improving Health Outcomes for All
Trees and change movements
Patient Activation Measures
GP awards 2013
Patient Experience blog
What does the NHS look like in 2013
Our health, our care, our say
Our NHS Our Future - NHS Next Stage Review -Leading local change
High Quality Care for all: NHS Next Stage final report
Person-Centred Care
What patient-centred care really means
Patient view: What I would wish for
Our health, Our lifetime's work
An empowered patient
Trevor Clower - carer
Action for Person-Centred Care
Against All Odds
What is self care ?
Case Study: Improving Records Access and Understanding
Asset Based Community Development
Patient Activation Measures
Declaration for patient-centred care

Other information

GP Net Earnings
Surgery CARES - Instant Medical History
Records Access study
NHS NW Press Release on 1000 patients getting access to their records
Review of 2010
NHS Evidence

Dr GhafoorBreast Cancer Awareness Session

On 2nd March 2009, Dr Ghafoor, our trainee FY2 doctor arranged a Breast Cancer awareness session with Vanessa Hickson, Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist with an interest in Breast Care from Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.


Are you worried about Breast Cancer?

  • Do you know anybody who suffers from Breast Cancer or has a relative/friend who does?
  • Not sure what you’re looking for on self examination?
  • Are you on Hormone Replacement Therapy?
  • Have you suffered from Breast cancer?

If any of the above apply to you (and even if they don’t) then watch the videos below and learn for yourself the latest information on how you can look after yourself and be more aware of this condition. You never know – it might just save a life!


If patients do have any concerns whatsoever then please contact your Practice to make an appointment to see a GP.

Introduction by Dr Ghafoor

Self Breast Examination, Treatments for Breast Cancer and the Role of the Specialist Breast Cancer Nurse

Please note: We are aware that the quality of the video recordings shown are of fairly poor quality, however we feel that the information provided is invaluable.  

For further information about Breast Cancer please click on the links below

Learn about the signs and symptoms of Breast Cancer

learn about TLC!

Touch your breasts. Can you feel anything unusual? 
Look for changes. Is there any change in shape and texture? 
Check anything unusual with your doctor!

Information to help with your journey after you have been diagnosed with breast cancer

Follow @abcdiagnosis on twitter or Facebook 

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer

Download free app for iOS or android device for viewing your records online

Get access to your GP electronic health record so that you can check when your last mammogram was and the result and also see when you are next due. If you have breast cancer then you should also get access to your records so that you can keep a closer eye on your health and help to monitor it better. For further information please click here.

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0161 336 3005
Thornley House
0161 367 7910
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Anaesthesia for Patients

Introduction to Anaesthesia
General Anaesthesia
Regional Anaesthesia

Local Anaesthesia

Pain relief after surgery

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  UK Health News  
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Heading footballs 'affects memory'
Heading a football can significantly affect a player's brain function and memory for 24 hours, a study finds.

Doctors' leaders call for prescription drug helpline
Doctors' leaders are calling for the urgent introduction of a 24-hour helpline for prescription drug dependence.

BBC Health

Free NHS Smoking Helpline: 0800 022 4 332 - SMOKEFREE 
QUIT is the independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.

Register for Organ Donation with the the NHS Blood and Transplant service

Register with Medic Alert if you suffer with a life threatening condition

RU Clear? - Chlamydia and Gonorrhoeacreening
Watch a video of Ben and Rosie - going for tests for STIs including chlamydia (dramatisation)
STI screening service - provided by Greater Manchester PCTs

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