The Dicconson Group Practice

The Hub: 01942 482848

What to do if the Surgery is Closed

If the surgery is closed and you think you need health advice that you feel cannot wait until the surgery reopens please do the following.


Do You Need to see a GP/Practice Nurse In The Evenings or at the Weekend?

The GP Extended Access Service is now offering appointments with a GP or Nurse for any patient registered within the Wigan Borough out of normal surgery hours.

These surgeries run from 6.30 pm – 8.00 pm on weekdays and from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm on weekends and bank holidays.

To make an appointment call 01942 482848.



If you need urgent medical advice between the hours of 6:30 pm – 8 am weekdays, during weekends or on Bank Holidays – please telephone 111.

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do. For children under 5 call 111

For people aged 5 and over go to

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

Date published: 27th July, 2020
Date last updated: 19th August, 2020