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Latest News

New GP Partner

Dr. Daniel Cooke has been at the surgery since 2016 and has recently joined the ranks of Dr. Schryer, Dr. Taylor and Dr. Malik in becoming one of our partner GP's.

As part of his role at Whittaker Lane he performs a weekly ward round at a local nursing home and is a tutor to fourth and fifth year medical students on GP placements. In addition to working in most medical specialties in a number of hospitals across Greater Manchester, he has also previously worked as a doctor at HM Prison Buckley Hall and with BARDOC as an out-of-hours GP.​

Apart from being one of our esteemed GP's, Daniel also holds a seat on Bury CCG's Clinical cabinet, first joining in 2016 as Clinical Lead for Elective Care. He then went on to take the role of Clinical Director in November 2018. Watch out for his name proudly displayed at the front of the surgery! 

Congratulations to Dr Stephen Taylor - 25 Years!


Our very own Dr. Taylor is celebrating 25 years as General Practitioner, GP Trainer, Employer and Friend here at Whittaker lane Medical Centre. Well done from us all!


Patient Participation Group Meeting

Dear patients

WLMC would like to invite you to attend a  Patient Participation Group meeting (PPG) at Whittaker Lane Medical Centre (WLMC)

PPGs are made up of patients from the surgery that has an interest in healthcare, both personal and as representatives of others and both locally and nationally. They work closely with their practice to ensure local needs are met and patient views taken into account.

At WLMC we are very keen to set up a PPG to ensure that we have the patient voice at the centre of any decisions we make. It is also a great opportunity for you to get involved and provide ongoing dialogue with the practice from a patient point of view.

The meeting will take place on: May 2019 date and time TBC 

Where I and Dr J Schryer will be present, I do hope you will be able to attend.

For further information, please call me on: 0161 773 1580 


Congrats Debbie!

We would like to congratulate Practice Nurse Debbie on achieving her Long Standing Award from The Queens Nursing Institute!

Bury Lifestyle Service

This is a local authority service which is offered across the borough.

A free personalised service supporting people to improve their health by introducing small changes such as:

  • Healthy eating

  • Weight management

  • Weight loss programme

  • Sleep quality improvement

  • Alcohol dependency support

  • Stop smoking

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Expert Patient Programme Course - Improve health and wellbeing

For more information please contact:

Telephone 0161 253 7554

Fitness on our door step

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