The following Clinics and Services are available at the Practice by appointment:
Blood pressure and urine checks
Chronic disease management
Family planning advice
Removal of stitches
Registration health checks
Our Community Midwife cares for expectant mothers and visits mothers and babies for up to 28 days after delivery
The District Nurses perform nursing duties at home for patients who are housebound. They run a leg ulcer clinic and a continence clinic. Their help is arranged by the doctor or by the hospital for newly discharged patients.
The practice is actively engaged in health promotion.
In particular we can arrange; primary prevention e.g., advice on smoking, diet & exercise and immunisations both adult and childhood; screening, e.g., blood pressure checks, cholesterol estimations, cervical smears etc.
If you would like to discuss any of these please see one of our nurses.
Health Visitors provide health care advice and support to parents of children aged 10 days to 5 years. The Health Visitor can be contacted through the practice.
Our Practice Nurse offers the following services:
- First aid advice, Blood and Urine Tests, Dressings, removal of stitches etc
- Ear syringing
- Adult and Childhood Immunisations
- Stopping Smoking
- Cervical Smears / Contraception Services
- Family Planning
- Health Promotion
- Advice on Diet
- Post Natal Exams
- Spirometry (lung function tests)
- New Patient Screening
One of our nurses is a Nurse Practitioner and can issue prescriptions if needed.
Medical Examinations (Non-NHS)
Certain services provided by the Doctors are not covered by the NHS and fees are payable for such items as:
- HGV & PSV licences
- Elderly driver licences
- Pre-employment medicals
- Private certificates
- Holiday vaccinations
- Insurance claims
- Fitness for sports
Please ask the receptionist for such services. Charges are payable at the time of attendance, and the BMA recommended scale of fees is on display at the reception desk. For further information please see Why do GP’s charge?
Self-certificates are available from your employer for sickness of up to one week. Any certificate required from the Doctor for periods up to the first week can only be provided as a private certificate for which there is a charge.