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Rusholme Health Centre, Walmer Street, Manchester, M14 5NP, Telephone: 0161 225 6699, Fax: 0161 248 4580

Baby Clinic


Baby Clinic is for 8 week checks and immunisations (injections) for babies and children aged 0-5. They are every Tuesday morning from 9.00-11.00 a.m. Please ensure you arrive before 11.00 a.m. as otherwise you will miss the clinic. 

The clinics are run by our practice nurses and a GP. The health visitors are not present at the Tuesday baby clinics. Please see below for details of health visitor clinics. 

Baby Clinic is for well babies. If your child is ill please make an appointment with a GP.

8 week checks

The Child Health Department will send you an appointment for your baby’s 8-week check which includes the first set of immunisations. This will be done by the doctor. If you are unable to attend at the allocated time please contact us to rearrange an appointment. Please don’t just turn up as occasionally we have no doctor available in baby clinic.

The 8 week check is really important for your baby, so please make sure you attend for your appointment.


Future immunisations (after the first set with the 8 week check) are given by our nurses. The Child Health Department will send you a letter to remind you when these are due and will suggest the day you should attend the clinic. If you can’t attend that clinic you can drop in to the next clinic.

Immunisations are important to keep your baby well, so please make sure you bring your baby when they are due. You can find out more on the NHS website.

If you are new to the practice it would be useful for you to bring any details of previous immunisations. This helps us to ensure that your child is up to date with the British schedule.

If Tuesday mornings are not convenient, then please ask the receptionist about an alternative appointment.

Health visitor baby clinics

The health visitors run clinics for weighing and general advice (but not for immunisations).

Day Times Place
Monday 09:30-11:00 St James Children's Centre, St James Site, Stelling Street, Gorton, M18 8LW
  13:30-14:30 Farrer Road Children's Centre, 1A Farrer Road, Longsight, M13 0QX
Tuesday 09:30-11:00 Rusholme Children's Centre, Great Western Street, Rusholme, M14 4HA
Wednesday 13:30-15:00 Martenscroft Children's Centre, 33 Epping Street, Hulme, M15 6PA
Thursday 09:30-11:00 Longsight Health Centre, 525 Stockport Road, M13 0RR
Friday 09:30-11:30 Alexandra Park Health Centre, 2 Whitswood Close, M16 7AP



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