General Practice Extended Hours

GP Extended Hours

If you need a weekend or evening appointment just call your own GP Practice who will be able to book it for you.

The GP Extended Hours service is designed to provide patients with appointments outside normal general practice hours for routine care and is available:

  • Monday to Friday: 6.30pm-8pm (Kingsgate Hub, Wellington Road, Stockport SK4 1LW)
  • Saturdays & Sundays: 8am-12pm or 9am-1pm (Practice Hub, alternating weekends ) and 9am-4.30pm (Kingsgate Hub)
  • Bank Holidays: 8am-12pm or 9am-1pm (except 25 Dec, 26 Dec or 1 Jan)

Urgent week day appointments can also be made by contacting your own GP Practice and are available at the Mastercall Hub:

  • Monday to Friday: Morning and Afternoon appointments (Mastercall, Pepper Rd, Hazel Grove SK7 5BW)

You can make an appointment for a:

  • GP
  • Practice Nurse
  • Healthcare Assistant (HCA)
  • Physiotherapy assessment – (8:30am-5:30pm Monday to Friday)

To book an appointment call your own GP practice.

Patients registered with a GP practice in Stockport can access appointments at five locations in Stockport.

Please note that opening times and services offered at different venues will vary.

Locality Practice Hub Practice Hub
Cheadle and Bramhall Gatley Medical Centre:

Sat-Sun 8am-12pm

The Village Surgery:

Sat-Sun 9am-1pm

Marple and Werneth Marple Cottage Surgery:

Sat-Sun 8am-12pm

Bredbury Medical Centre:

Sat-Sun 9am-1pm

Tame Valley and Heaton’s Brinnington Health Centre:

Sat-Sun 9am-1pm

Heaton Moor Medical Group:

Sat-Sun 8am-12pm

Stepping Hill and Victoria Beech House Medical Practice:

Sat-Sun 8am-12pm

Stockport Medical Group:

Sat-Sun 9am-1pm

Patients will be given an appointment at the most convenient location for them. Extended Hours appointments can be booked up to four weeks in advance. Please note this is not a drop-in service and appointment times and availability may vary.

Overview of range of services available within GP Extended Hours

Service Brief summary
  • Primary care general medical services
  • Chronic Disease Management reviews: Asthma / chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) / Diabetes / hypertension
  • Ear syringing
  • Vitamin B12 injections
  • Swabs
  • Contraceptive advice and injection
  • Cervical smears/screening
  • Men’s and Women’s health check
  • Pill Checks
  • Removal of sutures
  • Sexual Health & Family Planning
HCA (Phlebotomy) Phlebotomy and bloods, vital signs and blood pressure checks.

Service is designed for patients that have routine (common) blood tests requested such as:

  • Urea & electrolytes test (U+E) measures kidney function
  • Full Blood Count (FBC)
  • Liver Function Test (LFT)
  • Thyroid Function Test (TFT)
  • International Normalised Ratio (INR) – for monitoring the dose of anticoagulants such as warfarin and check that dose is correct.
  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) – often used to help diagnose conditions associated with inflammation or infection