Evening and Weekend Appointments (Extended Access)

Covid-19 Pandemic Update

This service was temporarily suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic, however a decision has now been taken for it to resume.

The Whitegate Drive, Blackpool service restarted on Saturday, 5th September 2020. All other services restarted on Monday, 7th September 2020.

Your appointment may be carried out virtually over the phone or via video consultation where appropriate.

Evening and Weekend Appointments

Evening and weekend appointments are available with GP’s, practice nurses and other healthcare professionals for routine pre-booked services.

The Fylde Coast NHS is committed to improving access to primary care services. This includes making appointments available at times that are convenient to patients.

If you:

  • find it difficult to attend an appointment during the working day;
  • are a busy parent with small children;
  • or rely on working carers to take you to appointments;

then this service is here to support you.

About the service

The Fylde Coast NHS has arranged for additional appointments to be provided outside of normal GP practice hours by the Fylde Coast Integrated Urgent Care Service.

The service offers pre-bookable and same-day routine primary care appointments with a range of clinicians including GP’s, nurses and health care assistants.

Please be aware that this is not a walk-in service – you must have an appointment

The service employs local clinicians from the Fylde Coast, where possible.

DayBlackpoolFleetwoodFreckletonGarstang and
Over Wyre
Monday6.30pm to
6.30pm to
6.30pm to
Tuesday 6.30pm to
6.30pm to
6.30pm to
Wed 6.30pm to
6.30pm to
Thursday 6.30pm to
6.30pm to
6.30pm to
Friday 6.30pm to
6.30pm to
Saturday8am to 8pm8am to 2pm8am to 2pm8am to 2.30pm
Sunday 8am to 8pm 8am to 2pm 8am to 2pm

(Opening hours may be subject to change)


An appointment must have been booked in advance of visiting the service.

When your GP Practice is open

To book an appointment, contact your GP Practice.

When your GP practice is closed appointments may also be booked when the service in Blackpool, Fleetwood, Freckleton, Garstang and Over Wyre is open by calling 01253 952950

Appointments are for pre-bookable and same-day routine and not for urgent care. If urgent care is required please call NHS 111 for advice.

When you book an appointment the practice will ask you for consent to share your details GP record with the clinician providing the care.

Should you need to cancel your appointment please contact your GP practice. If your GP practice is closed, please call 01253 952950 to cancel.

Where to go


Whitegate Health Centre, 150 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9ES


Fleetwood Health & Wellbeing Centre, Dock Street, Fleetwood, FY7 6HP


Freckleton Health Centre, Douglas Drive, Freckleton, PR4 1RY


Garstang Medical Practice, Kepple Lane, Garstang, PR3 1PB

Over Wyre:

Over Wyre Medical Centre, Wilkinson Way, Preesall, FY6 0FA