SERVICES WE PROVIDE

Childhood Immunisation

We hold weekly clinics offering a comprehensive childhood immunisation service. All children should be given protection against the diseases of Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Mumps, Measles, German Measles and Meningitis.

 

Childhood Development Checks

The doctors and health visitors offer a programme of developmental checks for new babies and pre-school children in accordance with NHS guidelines.

 

Teenage Health Clinics

We offer all 16 year olds a health check to promote healthy living, increase awareness of health risks and update immunisation where necessary.

 

General Health Checks

All patients are welcome to request an appointment for a general health check with a member of the nursing team and in particular we offer anyone over the age of 40 to attend for health review

 

Asthma & Diabetes

There are designated services available for patients with these conditions. The aim is to support patients and help them to understand and manage their condition with the most appropriate available treatment.

 

Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease

We offer advice, care and support for patients who have high blood pressure, angina or who have had a heart attack. We look at all aspects which lead to coronary heart disease.

 

Stop Smoking

Doctors and nurses offer advice and support to patients who wish to stop smoking. A Phoenix Smoking Cessation adviser also holds a weekly clinic in the surgery.

 

Travel Immunisations & other Injections

We offer a comprehensive foreign travel immunisation and advice service and we are an accredited Department of Health Yellow Fever Centre.

 

Contraception

The Practice offers a comprehensive & confidential family planning service. This includes oral contraception, contraceptive coils and contraceptive Implant (fitting & removal) and participation in the “C” Card scheme.

 

Cervical Cytology

We offer a cervical cytology service which is carried out by our specially trained nurses.  All females between the ages of 25 – 64 years are notified when their cervical cytology test is due. Patients will receive written notification of the result.

 

Maternity

Antenatal and postnatal care is shared with the community midwives. All the doctors provide antenatal and postnatal care in their routine surgeries.

 

Minor Surgery

A number of Minor Surgical procedures can be carried out here at the Surgery under local anaesthetic. Patients should make a routine surgery appointment for a doctor to assess the suitability for this type of surgery.

Our Practice Nurses treat warts and verrucae in their weekly cryocautery sessions

 

Anti-Coagulation Service

We offer a weekly anti-coagulation service here at the surgery. This is specifically to monitor those patients who have been prescribed Warfarin.

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