Clinics We Offer

Nursing Team

We have an experienced nursing team who advise on routine nursing matters relating to both children and adults.  Nurse led clinics are provided for chronic diseases such as heart disease, lung conditions and diabetes.

Our nurses see patients by appointment. This includes interactive text screening services, telephone and video consultations and pre booked face to face reviews.

 

Contraception

The Practice provides a full range of contraceptive services including the fitting of IUDS and contraceptive implants.

Cervical Smear Tests

Smear test appointments can be booked with the Practice Nurse.

 

Child Health Surveillance

Childhood immunisations are available at the practice.

Health Visitors are available for consultation regarding children aged 0-5 and their families. They can be contacted at Footsteps by ringing 01642 528921.

Community Services

District Nurses offer support and help for the elderly, the chronic and terminally ill.  The District Nurses carry out home visits to patients who are housebound and require nursing care. 

Community Midwives provide care for mothers before, during and after delivery. They also care for the baby in the first ten days of life. 

Routine Immunisation

We provide all primary childhood vaccinations and advise annual comprehensive influenza immunisation to everyone aged 65 or over and to others outside this age group who are in high risk health groups.

Well Person Checks

We offer Healthy Heart risk assessment checks for patient’s aged 40 – 74 who do not have raised blood pressure, coronary heart disease, diabetes or take Statin medication.

This includes checking your Blood Pressure, Height, Weight, bloods and discussing some lifestyle factors.

Other Services

The following services are seen by appointment only – Patients should first have seen a doctor.

  • Phlebotomist is available for patients who require a blood test.
  • Minor Surgery Clinics are run by a doctor and a member of the Nursing Team.
  • Osteopath is available to patients for advice and treatment.
  • Counsellor is available to patients who feel the need to talk to someone about an anxiety or an emotional problem. You can self refer for counselling via https://wecantalk.org or contact reception for further information.
  • Community Midwives provide care for mothers before, during and after delivery. They also care for the baby in the first ten days of life.  Maternity services are based at a local Sure Start.
  • Treatment Room Services include dressings, removal of sutures and Ear Irrigation clinics.
  • Travel Vaccines we offer travel advice to patients, for this service patients are required to complete a travel form.

Chaperone Policy

We will always respect your privacy, dignity and your religious and cultural beliefs particularly when intimate examinations are advisable - these will only be carried out with your express agreement and you will be offered a chaperone to attend the examination if you so wish.

You may also request a chaperone when making the appointment or on arrival at the surgery (please let the receptionist know) or at any time during the consultation.