Two female nurses stand on board the Lung Health Check truck with clip boards.

A mobile health clinic will be arriving in central Wigan to offer past and current smokers aged 55–74 a free Lung Health Check later this month (March).

A scanner and clinic will be housed in a mobile unit at Robin Park Leisure Centre and Arena, Loire Drive, Newtown, Wigan, WN5. It will operate 6 days a week (Monday to Saturday) from 8am to 8pm to ensure that appointments are accessible to everyone who’s invited.

GP letters will be sent out to smokers and former smokers aged 55-74 years based at doctors surgeries in in the Wigan Central Primary Care Network area which include:

  • The Dicconson Group Practice
  • Bradshaw Medical Centre
  • Sullivan Way Surgery
  • Pemberton Surgery
  • Newtown Medical Practice
  • Longshoot Medical Practice
  • Dr Seabrook
  • Mesnes View Surgery
  • Marsh Green Medical Practice

Other practices in the Wigan area will be targeted at a later date.