This is held on Wednesday afternoon and a midwife is usually present. New Antenatal patients will be seen by the midwife at the surgery or be contacted and seen at home.
For information on on preparing for pregnancy, the roles of your GP, Community Midwife, Health Visitor and Hospital Clinics in the provision of your ante-natal and post-natal care, please view our Pregnancy Care page.
Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases
Risk stratification of patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases form.
It is helpful to know if you have a Carer (someone who takes on an unpaid caring role) or if you are a Carer for someone else. We have a page dedicated to Carers where you can also register with us as a carer so we can provide you with additional support.
Child Health Clinic
This is held on Tuesday 2pm to 3.30pm and is for well babies only. This is an informal clinic and no appointment is needed. Please come along to chat about any worries you may have and have your baby weighed if you wish.
Coronary Heart Disease Clinic
This is a weekly Nurse clinic for the follow up of patients having heart disease.
If you are between the ages of 15 and 25 years you can have an NHS Chlamydia test. This is done on a urine sample. The results are confidential and can be sent to your mobile phone. Ask the doctors, advanced nurse practitioners or nurses for the test.
This is a weekly Nurse and Nurse clinic for the follow up of diagnosed diabetic patients.
Ear Nose and Throat Service (ENT)
Our ENT Clinics are run by a team of specialists, which includes a GP with a Special Interest in Ear, Nose and Throat problems, Audiologists, visiting Hospital ENT Consultants and fully trained nurses. Referrals are made via your GP.
Both doctors and nurses offer contraceptive services. Guidance on the best method of contraception for you is given and these include the pill, contraceptive injections, caps and coils, or implants.
Emergency contraception is also part of the service.
Patient confidentiality is respected at all times.
Childhood immunisation clinics are held weekly by our nurses. The nurses also carry out all routine and holiday immunisations (including Yellow Fever), for patients registered at out practice.
As a yellow fever centre we are able to offer yellow fever immunisations to patients who are not registered with us.
Not all immunisations are provided free of charge by the NHS. Please ask the nurse whether a charge will be made before you have your immunisation.
Lifestyle Issues, Healthy Eating, Smoking Cessation and Weight Reduction
These can be dealt with by the Nursing Team. For smoking cessation please complete a Red Card available from Reception. For other enquiries ask either the Nurses or at Reception.
We have the facilities to perform various minor operations. Please see one of the Doctors in Surgery.
Practice Nursing Services
Our Practice Nursing team provide the following services by appointment:
- Cervical screening
- Wound care and dressings
- Removal of sutures
- Routine vaccinations
- Travel Advice and Vaccinations
- Asthma Management
- Diet advice
- Diabetes Management
- Hypertension management
- Well person checks
- Influenza Immunisation for patients aged 65 years and over and those at risk
Usually on Tuesday and Thursdays.
Patients Over 75 Years of Age
If you are 75 years or over, we offer you an annual consultation with the nurse. This can be done at the surgery, but if you are housebound, please tell the receptionist and we will arrange a review in your own home. Please bring a urine specimen with you.
These are held weekly by our Practice Nurses.
Travel Immunisations and Advice
Our Practice Nurses are available for Travel Advice and Immunisations. An appointment should be made at least 6 weeks prior to travel.