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NHS Ashton, Leigh and Wigan, Wigan

NHS Ashton, Leigh and Wigan, Wigan

NHS Ashton, Leigh and Wigan your local Primary Care Trust is responsible for ensuring the best possible health services are available to the people of Wigan borough and for improving the health of the local population. We have now become part of the NHS Greater Manchester (PCT Cluster) - for more details, please click here.

The PCT holds a local NHS budget of 500 million (2009/10) for health services in the Wigan borough, comprising 306,000 people.

The PCT is also responsible for the support and development of 197 GPs (including Locums ) working from 62 Practices,138 Dentists (incuding Assistants) working from 38 Practices, 67 Pharmacists and 46 Opticians working in 34 Optical establishments who have NHS Contracts with the PCT.

It also pays for services provided by other NHS organisations such as Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust (Community Services - Nursing/Therapy Services etc), Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (Hospital Services) and the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust (Mental Health Services), ensuring specialist treatment is available when you need it.

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