Certain minor surgical procedures such as removal of cysts and treatment of warts can be performed by the doctor quickly and comfortably in the fully equipped treatment room. Appointments are arranged in consultation with your doctor.
Near Patient Testing
The treatment of several diseases, particularly in the field of rheumatology, is increasingly reliant on drugs that, while clinically effective, need regular blood monitoring. These blood tests will be carried out by the practice nurses upon referral from your doctor.
Anti-Coagulation Monitoring - by appointment with the Practice Nurse
Monitoring clinics are held by the practice nurse to provide care of patients on Warfarin medication.
Full antenatal and postnatal care is provided by all the doctors in the practice. The midwife also runs an antenatal clinic in the practice.
Your doctor is happy to offer advice on all aspects of family planning and contraceptive services.
Cervical Smear Tests
Cancer of the cervix can be prevented and all female patients between the ages of 20 and 65 are advised to have regular smear tests. These tests are important because they can detect early signs of the disease which is then easily treated. Please contact reception to make an appointment. If you are offered an appointment but unable to attend, please advise us so we can offer this appointment to someone else.
Tetanus and Polio - all adults should ensure they have had a tetanus and polio booster in the last 10 years.
'FLU' Vaccinations - are available each autumn for those patients who are elderly or at risk due to certain medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, kidney disease or heart trouble.
Patients Over 75 Years - Assessment Of Health
Those patients who have attained the age of 75 years of age and over may request a health check. For those patients unable to attend the surgery this check can be carried out at the home of the patient if the doctor thinks this would be more appropriate, due to the patient's medical condition.
Child Health Clinic - Wednesday 11.00am - 12.30pm
We have developed this clinic to assess children as they grow, to protect and immunise them against disease and to offer parents encouragement and advice. The doctors share this clinic with the health visitor and practice nurse.
COPD and Asthma Management Clinics - by Appointment with the Practice Nurse
These clinics are run by our fully qualified nurses, in conjunction with the doctors. Patients, both adults and children, are referred to this clinic for appropriate education, advice and supervision of treatment. The clinic also provides individual management plans where appropriate and follow-up care. An appointment can be made at reception.
Diabetic Clinics -by Appointment with the Practice Nurse
This clinic is run by appointment with our fully qualified diabetic nurse, in conjunction with the doctors. Patients are referred to this clinic to obtain appropriate education and advice, to help maximise their effective control and reduce the risks of any complication associated with diabetes. A dietitian is also in attendance at the clinic and patients are referred to the chiropodist as appropriate.
Heart Disease Monitoring -by appointment with the Practice Nurse
This clinic is run by appointment with our fully qualified nurses, in conjunction with the doctors. Patients attending this clinic receive appropriate education, advice and supervision of their treatment in order to reduce the risks of further heart problems.
Hypertensive Disease Monitoring-By Appointment with the Practice Nurse
Patients with hypertension require to have their blood pressure measured regularly at least every six in order to reduce the risk of developing other serious disease. Appointments are arranged with the practice nurse or at a BP clinic which is held at various times with our Practice Pharmacist. To make an appointment please contact reception.
Well Person Screening - By Appointment With The Practice Nurse
This service is available to all and aims to provide a general health screen, in particular looking for coronary heart disease risk factors. We strongly advise our patients to have regular check-ups for lifestyle, weight and risk factor analysis and measurement of blood pressure (recommended at least every five years after age 30). Advice on self examination is also provided as appropriate.
To make an appointment please contact reception.