Fairfax Group Practice

01617732483 Prestwich Health Centre, Fairfax Road, Prestwich , Manchester, Greater Manchester, M25 1BT


  • Appointments System
  • Prescriptions On-Line
  • Prestwich Walk-In-Centre


We are a busy GP practice situated in the centre of Prestwich with 7 permanent doctors (5 male and 2 female).  As an accredited GP training practice, we have several GP trainees working with us.  In addition we have 2 Practice Nurses, 2 Assistant Practitioners and a Practice Pharmacist making up our clinical team.  We are supported by a Practice Business Manager, a Practice Operations Manager and a team of reception and administrative staff.

Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:30
Thursday 08:00 - 18:30
Friday 08:00 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


Monday 07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday 07:30 - 18:00
Friday 07:30 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Out of hours

Contact 0161 763 4242 for further information when the surgery is closed

Last verified on 09/12/2016


  • Dr Debra Libbert
  • Dr Rahul Prabhakar
  • Dr Barinder Kathuria
  • DR Luke Wookey
  • Dr David Ham
  • Dr Christopher Taylor
  • Dr Lakshmi Buddana

To read more about us and to find other staff members please view our staff page.

GPs at this practice

5 male and 2 female GPs

Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online

You must be registered with your GP's online service to access the facilities. Find out more about accessing online services.

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Data source: NHS Digital

Latest news

Appointments System

We offer a range of appointments, including pre-bookable up to one month in advance, same day face to face and telephone appointments.  We also offer a daily telephone triage service with our on-call doctor.  Appointments can be booked online, in person and via telephone.

Last updated on 20 February 2019.

Prescriptions On-Line

Patients can now order their repeat prescriptions online and you will need to register for Patient Online Services to use this facility.  If you are not yet registered, please contact reception for advice on how to do so.  Once you have registered you will be able to book, cancel and view your appointments online, order your repeat medication and view your medical record online.

Last updated on 20 February 2019.

Prestwich Walk-In-Centre

Feeling unwell?  Remember Bury and Prestwich Walk-in Centres - for advice and treatment for minor illnesses and injuries

Prestwich WIC

Fairfax Road, Prestwich, M25 1BT

Open from 12pm to 8pm seven days week (last check in is 30 minutes prior to closing to allow staff to effectively and appropriately assess people).

 Bury WIC

First floor Moorgate Primary Care Centre, 22 Derby Way, Bury, BL9 0NJ

Open from 7am to 3pm seven days week (last check in is 30 minutes prior to closing to allow staff to effectively and appropriately assess people).

 A Care at the Chemist scheme is also in operation for minor ailments. Please ask at reception or your local pharmacy for further details

Last updated on 20 February 2019.

Care Quality Commission

The practice is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we had our statutory inspection in March 2016.  Please see the practice website to access the full report






Last updated on 09 December 2016.

Training - GP's and Medical Students

We are an approved Training Practice and have several trainee doctors working in our practice.  Our trainee doctors greatly enhance the service we offer and are available for pre-bookable or same day appointments. 

Last updated on 20 February 2019.

Practice Charter

Please see the attached document to view our Patient's Charter.

Associated document

Patient Charter.doc (.doc, 27.5 KB)

Last updated on 20 February 2019.

Key facts

Registered patients


Weekday evening and weekend appointments offered here or nearby

YESContact practice for appointment availability

Friends and Family Test score: General Practice

92%Patients recommend this practice. 50 responses.

More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

Please register during reception hours

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Patient Participation Group

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Last updated on 20 February 2019.

Information supplied by NHS Bury CCG