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Clinics & Services elderley_BP_check

 

New Patient Medical - it is practice policy that all our new patients have a health check with our healthcare assistant or one of the practice nurses so that we have some background information on you and your health status.

NHS Health Checks - some patients aged over 40 who have certain medical conditions are entitled to a check up performed by a trained health care professional.  Ask at reception for an appointment. 

Minor Surgery - we provide a full range of minor surgical procedures in our modern treatment room.  These include removal of lumps and bumps, joint injections, cryotherapy (freezing) for skin problems and verrucae.  Ask the doctor for details.

Child Immunisation - in association with the Local Health Authority, we hold baby and toddler immunisation clinics 2 mornings a week.

Adult Immunisation - we give tetanus and polio boosters which cover you for 10 years.  Also we offer a ‘flu’ vaccination especially to ‘at risk’ patients from October every year.  Details of when the Flu Clinics are to be held will be advertised in the surgery  and locally, and also put on repeat prescriptions.  Pneumonia vaccinations are available all year round.

Travel Immunisation - if you intend to go abroad on holiday or on business, you may need the protection of travel vaccinations.  Book your appointment with the nurse for a travel vaccination appointment, if possible 6 weeks before departure.  We hold a stock of vaccines in the surgery.

Diabetic Clinic - we hold a regular clinic for supporting diabetic patients.  Ask at reception.

Cervical Screening - all women between the age of 25 and 65  have a cervical smear every 3-5 years.  You will be contacted when you are due to be screened and you will need to book your appointment with the nurse.

Asthma & COPD - our asthma nurse holds a weekly clinic to support patients with Asthma and COPD.  Ask at reception.

Smoking Cessation - our practice nurses are able to provide support and advice  for those patients wishing to quit.  Please ask at reception.

Hypertension Clinic - the practice nurse holds a hypertension clinic to monitor all hypertensive patients.  Ask at reception.

Blood Pressure - you can book an appointment with the nurse at any time to have your blood pressure checked.  Ask at reception.

consultation_6Contraception Services - advice or a confidential consultation on family planning matters is available from our family planning nurse or the doctor.  Please ask at reception.

  • Oral contraceptive pill
  • Cap fitting
  • Depo-Provera injections
  • Progestogen only pill
  • Coil fitting and removal
  • Emergency contraception
  • Implant fitting and removal
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