Clinics & Services
Family Planning Services
Lambgates Health Centre provide a full range of contraceptive methods, advice on safer sex, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing.
Maternity Care - Antenatal
Fridays 9.00am - 12.00pm
The Community Midwife cares for our expectant mothers (from 16 weeks), liaising closely with the doctors. Home delivery / short-stay hospital arrangements can be discussed with the midwife. (Please see information leaflet to describe the roles of members of the team)
The community midwives contact number should be used for general pregnancy enquiries and for newly pregnant women to arrange your booking appointment :0161 922 6159
New ! Maternity COVID hotline for women that have questions about COVID-19 during the antenatal and postnatal period. It is not for general pregnancy advice.
Women who require a routine antenatal follow up appointment should contact the Acorn Birth Centre on 0161 922 4921.
For pregnancy related concerns that are over 16 weeks gestation should be advised to contact the maternity triage on 0161 922 6175.
When your baby needs their vaccinations you should receive a reminder from the Child Health Department when these vaccinations are due.
Child Surveillance and Post-Natal Check
Congratulations on the birth of your baby! We will contact you via post with dates of your Mum and Baby’s surveillance/post-natal check (at 8 weeks of age). These appointments will be booked together.
Termination of Pregnancy
You don't have to see the doctor if you want to terminate your pregnancy. You can self-refer by calling 0345 730 4030. Click here for the leaflet from Tameside General Hospital.
Services we offer include:
Mirena/Copper Coil (also available for external patients by GP referral only)
Implant (also available for external patient by GP referral only)
By appointment with Dr L Palmer on Monday Mornings (Contraception and some skin lesion surgery) or Dr M Laurie on Wednesday Mornings (Joint injections).
Certain minor surgical procedures and joint injections are undertaken at surgery by appointment. The doctor will discuss this if applicable. We can also offer appointments to patients not registered with the practice.
NHS Health Check
NHS health checks are being offered to people aged between 40 and 74 every five years. The check is to assess your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease or diabetes. If there are any warning signs, then together we can do something about it.
The check should take about 20-30 minutes and is based on straightforward questions and measurements such as age, sex, family history, height, weight and blood pressure. There will also be a simple blood test to measure your cholesterol level.
Following the check, you will receive FREE personalised advice about what you can do to stay healthy.
Call in or phone 01457 869090 to make an appointment with Clare or Hilary. Click on the link below to download the NHS Health Check Leaflet. NHS Health Check Leaflet
If you would like help stopping smoking you can self-refer to
Live Life Better Derbyshire by following the link below.
BEAT- Eating Disorders
Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. They began life in 1989 as the first national charity for people with eating disorders because of a merger of two local charities. Called the Eating Disorders Association, we have grown and developed over time to become Beat.
They are a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected by eating disorders, giving individuals experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones a place where they feel listened to, supported and empowered.
Click the link below for more information and contact details
Mental Health- 42nd Street
42nd Street supports young people aged 11-25 years with their emotional wellbeing and mental health, promoting choice and creativity. They champion young person centred approaches that demonstrate local impact and have national significance.
They offer a range of individual therapeutic support and encourage and support young people to have a voice, and access opportunities to learn, develop new skills, be creative, have fun and demonstrate to themselves and others that they are able to recover, manage their mental health and wellbeing and achieve their full potential.
Click the link below for more information and guidance
The Sexual Health Clinic is available at Howard Street Medical Practice.
Booking Line - 0800 328 3383
or Online Bookings https://www.yoursexualhealthmatters.org.uk/clinic-finder/online-bookings