There are specific arrangements for the management of certain conditions, eg diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, menopause and smoking.
Details are available from the receptionists with whom appointments are made.
Stop Smoking Advice
Services for Children
From the day you return home from hospital with your baby we provide a complete programme of child health surveillance, immunisation and health care. This will involve at various stages the doctors, midwives, health visitors and practice nurses.
Doctors from our practice carry out developmental checks at specified stages. Your health visitor will provide full details.
This clinic is held every Monday afternoon from 2:00pm – 4:00pm which is by appointment only. You will receive an appointment time for your child to attend through the post.
We offer a full range of contraceptive advice to our patients.
Comprehensive antenatal and postnatal care is provided by the doctors with the help of our community midwife and health visitors.
We recommend that females up to the age of 65 should have regular smear tests.
|under 25||up to 6 months before you turn 25|
|25 to 49||every 3 years|
|50 to 64||every 5 years|
|65 or older||only if 1 of your last 3 tests was abnormal|
Please make an appointment at reception.
Services for the Elderly
If you are aged 75 years or over, you will be invited to consult either your doctor, the practice nurse, district nurse or health visitor.
This can be arranged at the surgery or, if that is not possible, a home visit can be arranged.
Tetanus/Diphtheria - Please make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss these.
Influenza - This is recommended both for all patients over the age of 65 and for younger patients with chest problems, heart disease or diabetes. Details are available from our receptionists in October each year.
Pneumovax - This is available and recommended by the Department of Health for all patients over the age of 65, immunosuppressed patients and those who have had a splenectomy.
The surgery is fully equipped for minor surgery. The doctors are qualified to perform a variety of minor surgical procedures.