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We will be closed for staff training from 1pm on 14th July 2020 for staff training.

For anything urgent please ring 111.

  1 missed 10 minute appointment costs the NHS £152.00. Please remember to cancel.

From Thursday 28th March 2019 all prescriptions for schedule 2&3 controlled drugs will be sent electronically to your nominated pharmacy. If you do not have a nominated pharmacy there will be no change in the way you collect your prescription. 

The Leyland Collaborative

Practices in Chorley & South Ribble are working together in groups to offer weekend, bank holiday & weekday evening appointments for their patients. These additional appointments may be held at another surgery within the Leyland group rather than at Sandy Lane. Please be aware, regardless of the time or location of the appointment, you must ring Sandy Lane in normal opening hours to book or cancel an appointment. The group consists of the following practices

  • THE VILLAGE SURGERIES Croston / Eccleston

We can now offer you an enriched Summary care Record

click here for more information 

Patient Online Services

We now have nearly 4000 patients who are using our on-line service Patient Access to book appointments, order prescriptions, There is also an option to view your medical record including test results and hospital letters. For more information CLICK HERE

Do you know who your allocated GP is?

As part of our contract we must now inform all patients which GP they are registered with at the surgery. This is simply an administrative task and you are still able to continue seeing the GP of your choice. If you do not know who your allocated GP is, ask someone next time you come to the surgery  - thank you

Telephone Appointments

Are available for minor queries or reviews if you do not need to be physically examined.

Use your Pharmacy for minor ailments

Remember your local pharmacist is trained to treat minor ailments such as coughs and colds, blood pressure checks, constipation, rashes / skin problems and headaches etc. Please ask at your local pharmacy.

 Mobile numbers / Text alerts / email address

If we do not have any of the above information for you please update us ASAP by phone or by filling in the form on this website to update your records. We are now sending you appointment reminders with a cancel option, clinic invites and blood results by SMS text.

click here to update your records

NHS Health Checks

We offer NHS Health Checks free of charge to all patients age 40yrs to 74yrs, who are not being monitored in any of our clinics such as the CDM or Diabetic clinics. These NHS Health Checks are done every 5yrs. If you think you qualify for a health check or have not had one in the last 5yrs please contact reception. 

As we try to return to some normality and to keep our patients safe, we ask you, not to visit the surgery to order your repeat prescription but to order it in one of the following ways:

Via Patient Access/My GP/ by email to  

Or you can post it to us via royal mail

By working together we make can a difference.

If yopatientapp-iconu are already registered for Patient Access order here

bottle of pills  Patient Access log in 

Patient Access is ENCRYPTED and your personal details are secure. Your information can only be accessed by you and your doctor.

Please note:- You can only order medication that is on repeat. If you are requesting new medication, medication that you have had in the past, or one off medication, it will not be processed.

To request past or a one off medication please send a private message via your Patient Access account

Click here for more information on Patient Access

Collection of Medication

Please allow 48 hours from request to collection for your prescription to be processed. If you wish us to post your prescription to you please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

Delivery or collection : If you have an arrangement with your local pharmacy to have your repeat medication delivered, or you simply prefer to collect your prescription from a pharmacy rather than the surgery , please state which pharmacy by choosing from the drop-down list on the online form where is says  "Collect from". Please note If you have never had your medication delivered before but would like to, contact the pharmacy of your choice first.

Under the "Care in the Pharmacy" scheme, your local pharmacy may be able to prescribe treatment for minor ailments such as colds, coughs, sore throats, rashes etc. Prescription exemption fees will apply.



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