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New App

Local GPs in Stockport are encouraging residents to get ‘appy’ and look after their health by using their smartphones and tablets.

It’s estimated that four out of five people in the borough have a smartphone and medics want to tap in to this growing trend.

A Stockport Health & Care Finder app has been created to give people a chance to take more control of their own health. This will help to increase people’s understanding of how to use and access local health and social care services, self-care options and lifestyle opportunities.

The app will give users rapid and easy access to up-to-date local health and social care information including a directory of pharmacies, GPs, hospitals, clinics, care homes and other services.

At a touch of a button users will be able to find the services that are nearest to them at any time. For example, if you’re trying to find a late night chemist, the app will automatically sort out which are the closest to you and then give you the opening hours, address and contact details.

You can also set up favourites for faster access to the services you’re interested in and dial them directly from your app.

There are links on it to videos about how best to take care of yourself if you are ill and how to prevent ill health. The app can also be used to send out reminders about health checks and screening entitlements.

It’s also hoped the app will help to encourage high users of NHS services to get the right care in the right place.


We now have WiFi installed at the practice which is free for our patients to use when they next visit the surgery, please look out for the log on details in the waiting room. Maybe you could.......


You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation. Please visit the following website for further information:-


Hearing Loop

We have today installed a hearing loop at the practice. A hearing loop is a special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to ‘T’ (Telecoil) setting. We hope this will help our hard of hearing patients have a better experience at the practice.

LGBT Foundation

Here at Adswood Road Surgery we believe in a fair and equal society for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people and have recently achieved our Gold Award from the LGBT Foundation. The LGBT Foundation is a charity based provider of a wide range of services to over 40,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people each year. Please take a look at their website for further information:-

Other useful websites:- -an organisation for young LGBT people, runs youth groups - an organisation for trans children (under 13) - for LGBT people seeking asylum and refuge - local LGBT support group with weekly meet-up - LGBT Muslim charity

Health & Wellbeing in Stockport

Click the links below to find out what's on in Adswood and the surrounding areas:-


Managing Anger

Managing Stress

Overcoming Worry

Stockport Groups for People Living With Dementia


Have changes in your health made you look for new ways to be more active? Are you interested in walking as part of a new healthier lifestyle? Have you been a keen walker in the past, but has your recent health prevented you from taking part in group physical activities? Then why not walk your way to health and feel fitter, healthier and happier! Click the links below for more information:-

Health Walk Poster

Health Walk Programme - July to September 2016

Health Walk Route from Adswood Road Surgery

Health Walk Registration Form


Get qualified to deliver the GB Boxing Awards in Schools, Colleges, Universities, Youth Clubs or your local Boxing Club. Click the link below for further information:-

Boxing Tutor Flyer 2016


Walk Stockport is your local Walking for Health Scheme. Our walks are FREE and friendly, perfect to help you get active and meet new people. Why not click on the link below for more information:-

Health Walk Stockport April - June 2016



Adswood and Bridgehall Football Tournament 2016


Stockport Homes have set up a number of local pantries to help our customers save money on their food bills. 

To find out more about the Adswood & Bridgehall pantry, please click on the links below. 

Pantry At Number 5

Pantry At Number 5 Membership Form


What's On In Adswood and Bridgehall Activity Guide for Older People 2016

What's On at Abacus Childrens Centre 1st April 2016 to 31st July 2016

What's On In Adswood & Bridgehall 2016 - A guide to groups and activities taking place in Adswood and Bridgehall for children, parents and young people.


Lunch Club – 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month – lunch served from 12.30pm at Adswood Community Centre, Garners Lane, Adswood.   Anyone over 50 is welcome. Only £3 for 3 courses!! Transport also available by arrangement – call 476 1262 

Stockport Credit Union offer – open to Stockport Homes tenants –Will be given you £5 on opening account (to cover £1.20 joining fee) then after 3 payments in 10weeks, another £10 will be deposited – absolutely free, no strings attached!!  Just take 2 forms of ID to any collection point to take up this wonderful offer! 

Health Champions Be part of the health project in Adswood & Bridgehall – follow it on Twitter #feelgoodlocal

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