Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a range of clinics and services:
Practice Nurse Asthma Clinics
All asthmatics should have annual asthma check.
Practice Nurse Diabetic Clinics
Unless being cared for by the hospital, all diabetics should attend this clinic at the interval specified by your doctor/nurse. This is usually every six months if your diabetes is well controlled or more frequently if poorly controlled. The clinic is held on Monday 11:00 – 12:00.
Chronic Heart Disease and Hypertension
The nurses run clinics for the management of these conditions.
Family Planning/Cervical Smear
The practice offers full range of family planning service and advice e.g. oral contraceptive pill, Depo-Provera injection and emergency contraception. A smear is recommended for women between 25 years and 65 years old.
Child Immunisations and Development Checks
We run childhood immunisation clinics at the surgery. Either the health visitors or the doctor will discuss these with parents of newborn babies. Appointments are sent to the patients but more information may be sought from the surgery. Advice about development and growth checks for all pre-school children is offered.
We provide antenatal care and postnatal examinations in conjunction with the community midwife.
In-house counseling services are available via a doctor’s referral only.
Including dressings, removal of stitches and earl syringing.
Heatlh Checks & Life Style Advice
For all aged over 40-74 contact the surgery for a free NHS Health Check with the nurse-conditions apply.
For all aged over 15 who have not had a check at all in the previous five years. For your health check please make an appointment with the nurse or doctor. Life style advice is offered by the practice nurse.
If you are a smoker and want to quit smoking.Please make an appointment with Smoking Cessation advisor/Nurse
Leg Ulcer Clinic
This is run by our nurses.
The practice nurse provides travel vaccinations and the practice has a computer linked to a national travel advice centre. We are able to prepare a personalised schedule of immunisation depending on the timing and destination of your travel. This will also provide advice about general health and safety during your travels. There may be charges made for some immunisations, which the nurses will discuss with you prior to treatment. More information can be found on the above tab.
Please see your doctor to discuss whether your case is suitable for minor surgery or not. He/she will then recommend that you make an appointment for minor surgery accordingly.
This is offered each winter from September onwards. Vaccination is recommended for patients over 65 years and patient with asthma, COPD, heart disease or diabetes. The practice nurses run flu vaccination clinics and details may be obtained from the receptionist.