~ Old Hall Noticeboard ~

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Ear cleaningIf you have ear pain, ear infection or history of a perforated ear drum, please make an appointment with the Doctor. If you have a build-up of ear wax you will need to apply olive oil for 14 days. If after this time your ear does not clear please contact the surgery to make an appointment with Practice Nurse for ear syringing. Please follow instructions here on how to apply olive oil.

Join our Patient Participation Group!

The PPG is made up of a group of volunteer patients and staff from the practice, they meet on a regular basis to discuss the services on offer, and how improvements can be made for the benefit of patients and the practice.

Our next PPG meeting is 31st January, 2017 at 6.30 pm. All welcome. more details here.

Welcome to Old Hall Surgery

Old Hall Surgery is a GP Practice serving over 5,500 patients in and around Ellesmere Port.

The practice doctors are Dr Alan Birch, Dr Karen Griffiths, Dr Martyn Phipps and Dr Josephine Hutchinson.

In addition to our GP surgeries we offer a wide range of services designed to support patients during illness and schemes to help their general health such as stopping smoking and preventing heart disease.


Out of Hours / Emergencies

Our practice is open from 8am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, when the surgery is closed, for urgent problems please call NHS 111, this is a free call from landlines and mobiles. This is also the number for the Out of hours service. This is a GP led service provided by local Doctors.

Accident & Emergency Department

Please do not use this instead of the Practice. A&E Departments should only be used in a critical or life threatening situation, they provide immediate emergency care for people who show symptoms of serious illness or who are badly injured.


New online Appointment Booking System

From June 2016 we will be changing our appointments system to EMIS appointments. Access to order your prescriptions and book appointments will be on the same system.

If you currently have access to order your prescriptions online then you can book your appointments using the same access details.

If you wish to register to book your appointments online then please follow this link to register but for these services you also need to register at the surgery in order to be allocated your log in and password.

  • You will be required to provide 2 forms of identification. One that gives your current address and one with a recent photograph
  • Please bring the required documents into the surgery to register and we will provide you with your log in and password.
  • To register for these services you must be over 16 years of age.

Once you have your log in details you can order repeat prescriptions by following this link.


Self help on your phone!

Download this useful document on books, website links and mobile phone apps relating to common problems such as anxiety stress and wellbeing.

The apps are for Smart phones, iPads and Blackberry.