Services

Updated on 30th September 2011 at 1:10 pm

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DIABETES, ASTHMA, COPD, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE APPOINTMENTS are regularly available.

CORONARY HEART DISEASE PREVENTION –  Appointments are available for both men and women to help avoid coronary heart disease.

ANTE-NATAL CARE – A pre-booking group session runs on Wednesdays at 9.00am, followed by booking-in appointments on Thursday mornings. Post natal care is also provided by the Community Midwife and Health Visitors.

WELL BABY CLINIC  -The practice provides immunisations on Tuesday and Friday mornings. General advice and baby weighing is available on Tuesday mornings.

FAMILY PLANNING / HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY – The practice provides all aspects of family planning and hormone replacement therapy advice.

CERVICAL CYTOLOGY (SMEAR TESTS) – It is recommended that women aged 25-49 have a smear test every 3 years and women 50-65 have one every 5 years. Smears are carried out by our fully trained practice nurses.

MINOR SURGERY – This is performed under local anesthetic and arranged with your doctor.

FOREIGN TRAVEL CLINIC – Advice on foreign travel and immunisations is available from the practice nurse. Please note there is a charge for some vaccinations.

HEALTH CHECKS –  These are offered to all new patients and to those over 75 on an annual basis.  Any patient may request a health check if they wish.

FLU VACCINATION – In accordance with the Department of Health guidelines, we recommend an influenza vaccination for patients over 65 or suffering from any chronic chest disease, including asthma, stroke or TIA (mini-stroke), angina or heart disease, chronic renal (kidney) failure, diabetes, no spleen, suppression of the immune system due to disease or treatment and residents of nursing and rest homes. Please contact reception in late September each year for details of vaccination dates and appointments.

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINATION  is offered to all patients over 65.

WEIGHT – Appointments are available with the practice nurse on achieving and maintaining your target weight.

NON-NHS SERVICES – Certain services such as insurance claim forms, passport applications, insurance or pre-employment medicals are not covered by the NHS. Charges may be made to the individual,or company involved, details are available at reception.

These are the services that we provide.