Clinics & Services
Are held on Tuesday afternoons.
Our practice nurses, in conjunction with the doctors, provide immunisation to children by appointment on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.
Our practice nurses, in conjunction with the doctors provide a full range of contraceptive services in normal surgery and by appointment. Emergency contraception can also be obtained from the Walk-in-Centre.
We have a Phlebotomy Service – ie service for taking blood. Appointments are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.
We offer a discrete and confidential service for teenagers to discuss any health issues with either the doctor or practice nurse.
We also have a variety of leaflets and information available for our teenage patients. Just ask one of the receptionists if you would like to know more about any of the following:
- Keeping Fit and Healthy
- Teenage pregnancy
- Not smoking
- Being a young carer
- HPV and Meningitis C vaccinations
- Sexual Health
If you want to speak with a receptionist in private for this information, just ask to have a word away from the reception desk and they will be happy to help.
Are by arrangement with the doctors.
New Patient Medicals
All new patients over the age of five are offered an appointment with one of our practice nurses for routine screening.
Asthma patients are offered an annual review with one of our practice nurses to discuss their asthma symptoms and medication and an opportunity to discuss the care and improve your understanding of this problem.
Diabetic patients, whether controlling their condition with diet, tablets or with insulin injections, should be reviewed regularly as regards to their general health. We hold weekly clinics with one of our practice nurses to carry out checks of blood pressure and blood tests.
Check-ups are offered to patients suffering from heart conditions. Patients are offered an annual review with one of our practice nurses. Clinics are held weekly.
Most women need a cervical smear every 3 years. You can make an appointment with one of our practice nurses.
NHS Health Check
Health Checks aim to help prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and certain types of dementia. Patients between the ages of 40-74, who has not been diagnosed with one of these conditions or have certain risk factors, will be invited (once every five years) to have a check. Please book your appointment with a practice nurse if you feel you require a health check.
Patients are offered advice on diet with one of our practice nurses.
If you are planning to travel abroad make an appointment to see one of our practice nurses for vaccinations and advice at least 6 weeks before travelling. More information is available on our travel vaccination page