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Clinics & Services

We run a range of clinics.  For further details or to make an appointment please call us.

Alcohol Support

We can provide advice, information and counselling for people who are experiencing difficulties with drug or alcohol misuse.

Antenatal/Post Natal

All doctors are happy to provide full antenatal and postnatal care, they will provide checks throughout your pregnancy and discuss and concerns with you.  You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either at the practice or at the local hospital, or both.

Asthma

Asthma sufferers can be seen in this clinic for advice and support from our nurse who specialises in asthma care.  We will arrange to see you at least once a year for a check-up.

Blood Pressure/Well Person Check

High blood pressure increases your risk of heart attack and stroke.  We recommend that everyone over the age of 16 has their blood pressure checked at least once every 5 years.  The Health care Assistant offers a well person check including Blood Pressure by appointment.  If you have a family history of Blood pressure, Heart Attack or Stroke you may need a cholesterol and blood sugar test as well.

Blood Tests

Our Health Care Assistants and Nursing team are available to take blood samples by appointment.

Cervical Screening

It is recommended that all women between the ages of 25 and 64 who have ever been sexually active should have a cervical smear every three years.  This aims to detect any changes in the neck of the womb which if left untreated may progress to cervical cancer. The test can be performed by one of the practice nurses.  You will be sent a reminder when your next test is due.

Child Health & Immunisation

All new babies are invited for regular check-ups from 6 weeks old.  We run clinics for new baby checks, immunisation and development checks.   Immunisations are essential to protect children from serious illness.  Immunisations are given by the Practice Nurse.

Diabetes/COPD/Heart Disease

Led by our nursing team, this clinic offers advice and general health check-ups to patients diagnosed with diabetes, COPD and heart disease.

Family Planning

Family planning advice, including emergency contraception is available from our practice nurses or any of the doctors during normal surgery times.

Flu Vaccinations

In accordance with guidelines from the Department of Health we recommend an influenza vaccination for patients aged 65 and over and those with chronic heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes, asthma or any other chronic illness. You will be invited to attend clinics during October each year.

Foreign Travel

If you are going abroad and require immunisations please make an appointment to see one of our practice nurses at least 8 weeks prior to your departure.

Health Checks

If you are over 75, we will invite you for a health check every year, if you are housebound, we can arrange a home visit for the health check.  If you have not been to the surgery in the past three years, we will offer you an appropriate review if you ask for an appointment. 

If you have a learning disability we will invite you for an annual health check.

NHS Health Check is for adults in England aged between 40 and 74. After the check, you’ll be better prepared to look after your long-term health.  When you're invited for an NHS Health Check you'll be offered a series of routine tests that will show your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and type 2 diabetes. Those tests will be followed by advice and, if necessary, treatment to help reduce your risk of these diseases and maintain or improve your health.

Minor Surgery

Some minor surgical procedures can be performed at the surgery by one of the doctors.   You will need to see a doctor to confirm the diagnosis before making an appointment for Minor Surgery.

Palliative Care – Gold Standards

The Gold Standards Framework (GSF) is a way of working that has been adopted by many GP practices and District Nursing teams across the UK.  It aims to help them to provide the highest standard of care possible for all patients who may be in the last years of life.  GSF involves the primary care team, (your practice and district nurses), working together with you and with other professionals involved in your care.  It improves the organisation and quality of care, ensuring effective care for everyone in the last years of life regardless of age or diagnosis.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is an important health problem through its association with age related (fragility) fractures.  Fractures of the hip, wrist and spine are the most frequent osteoporotic fractures.  If you are a women aged 65 years and older with fragility fractures we will offer you support with your condition.

Helping you to Stop Smoking

This clinic offers advice and support to patients trying to give up smoking. 

Other Health Care Services

Primary care services not available at our practice are provided by other services if necessary you will be redirected to the appropriate service by your health care professional.

We have other services that work with us that we can refer you to for support.

Active Lifestyles

Primary Care Mental Health

Addictions Service

Citizens Advice

District Nursing

Long Term Conditions

Children and Young People’s

Why Weight

Healthy Hearts

Health Trainers

Stop Smoking Service

Citizens Advice Bureau

 

Citizens Advice Bureau 

You can access an advisor each week within the surgery.  Advice can be sought on benefits, welfare rights and many other topics. Please call at reception to make an appointment.

Referral for Further Care

If a GP or another member of our health care team believes you need hospital treatment or specialist care elsewhere, they will ask you where and when you would like to go.

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