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Online Services


Using Patient Access you can:

- Book an appointment
- View your summary care record
- Repeat prescription

all via the internet from home, work or on the move, and in your own time, day or night.

Download the app for your smartphones and tablets.

Download on the App Store                        Android App on Google Play

You can find out more about Emis Access and how to register for this service by calling into the surgery with two forms of identification (one item from each of the following lists):

- Personal ID: Current passport, photocard driving licence, birth certificate etc.


- Address ID: Utility bill, bank statement or council tax etc (with your name, address and dated within the last 6 months).

You will then be given your confidential login information.

All information that is sent to the Surgery via EMIS Access is secure. Your personal details are encrypted and protected using the highest standard internet security, so it cannot be intercepted. Only you and the surgery are able to see this information.

Repeat PrescriptionsManage your Repeat Prescriptions
Cancel AppointmentsCancel any existing appointments
AppointmentsManage and book appointments
Change Contact DetailsChange your Contact Details
Your Clinical RecordUpdate your Clinical Record
Newsletter Sign UpSign up for our Newsletter
Summary Care RecordAccess your Summary Care Record

Have Your Say

Welcome to The Strand Medical Centre/The Family Practice

Rochdale Health AllianceWelcome to The Strand Medical Centre/The Family Practice, providing primary care for Heywood Middleton and Rochdale.

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

NHS- Friends and Family Test Information

Bardoc - 7 Days Information

A message from your GP

The Strand/Family Practice's preffered way of communicating to patients is via text message service.

The messaging service is used to remind you of:

  • Appointments
  • Annual Reviews and Vaccinations
  • Patient Satisfaction Survey - Friends and Family Test

If you do not wish to receive text messages you may opt out at any time by contacting Reception.


(Site updated 12/04/2022)

Contact Details

The Strand Medical Centre

Contact Telephone

01706 861616
0161 643 4459
0161 763 4242
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