CLINICS AND SERVICES
New patients & NHS Health Check
All new patients are invited to attend for a General Health Check
We also offer NHS Health Checks to patients’ those who are eligible for one. Please ask reception or speak to our HCA for further information.
The Doctor is available for developmental checks.
Immunisations are given by the practice nurse by an appointment.
It is important that all babies and children are immunised. Illnesses such as diphtheria, tetanus and polio are now thankfully rare but if contracted can be crippling or even fatal therefore we strongly advice to keep Immunisations appointments’ for babies and avoid cancelling appointments where possible
Post Natal examinations are carried out by the doctor at 8 weeks together with baby checks and need to be booked in advance
We provide Cryotherapy and Joint Injections.
Family Planning, Well Women checks, Smears and HRT
We offer a range of contraceptive services including emergency contraception. Cervical smears and well woman checks including pre conceptual advice & HRT are done during normal surgery hours by appointment.
We offer this service by appointment only. Before booking an appointment please ensure that you have been putting oil in the affected ear for 7-10 days
Well Person Checks
All patients are offered a health check. If you are between 16-74 years of age a health check is available every three years, if over 75 years this is offered yearly. All checks by appointment.
Chronic Disease Management
This includes Diabetes, Asthma, Coronary Heart Disease, Hypertension, TIA/Stroke, COPD, Epilepsy, Mental Health, Cancer and Obesity Early detection and correct management can reduce the risk of complications. We run regular clinics. If you need a review, book an appointment to see the Practice Nurse or GP
Travel advice and vaccinations
If traveling abroad, vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis may be required. You will be required to complete the travel questionnaire before booking an appointment with a Practice Nurse at least 6 weeks prior to travel
We have qualified Psychotherapist in house. Referrals have to be initiated by GP for this service.
Learning Disability Checks
We offer an annual Learning Disability Health Check by appointments
Patients are encouraged to share the responsibility for their health both in preventing diseases or complications. Many serious diseases can be prevented by changing to a healthier life style.
Smoking is a major cause of cancer, heart attacks, angina and chest disease. We strongly advise you to stop smoking. Smoking cessation clinics are available at local pharmacy. Our receptionist can provide you with the details.