Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a wide range of special clinics and healthcare services:
Long Term Conditions (Chronic Diseases)
The practice nurses, in conjunction with the healthcare assistant and GP’s, offer regular check-ups throughout the week for a wide range of ailments including:
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Heart Failure
- Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD)
- Mental Health Problems
These check-ups are by invitation or appointment.
Patients requiring vaccinations for travel should allow a minimum 6 weeks prior to travel to arrange this. Please collect a travel form to complete from reception and book your initial telephone consultation with the practice nurses.
The practice nurses offer contraceptive pill check-ups, contraceptive injections and the morning after pill. Contraceptive coils and implants are also available in house. Please discuss your requirements with the reception team so they can arrange for you to have the correct appointment.
The practice nurses offer a wide range of other health promotion services including smear tests, smoking cessation advice, weight reduction/healthy eating advice, blood pressure and cholesterol checks and Well Person Checks.
Annual Flu Campaign
Flu injection days are held in early October. Ask at reception in late summer for more details and if you are in a category entitled to free NHS flu vaccine.
The health visitors, along with a GP, offer a full immunisation service and child health surveillance. A “drop-in clinic” is also held for advice and weighing etc.