Service We Provide
Provided by the community midwife and shared with doctors.
Baby immunisations are given at the surgery by our practice nurses – please make an appointment in the usual way.
Mamography, Colonoscopy, Bowel Screening, Diabetic Eye Screening, Cervical Cytology.
It is recommended that cervical smear tests are carried out as follows:
- Between the ages of 25 and 49 years – every three years
- Between the ages of 50 and 64 years – every five years
When booking an appointment, please tell the receptionist you are attending for a smear test.
Health visitors provide a weekly Well Baby Clinic for children up to the age of 5 years. During clinic time the GP offers developmental assessments for babies 6-8 weeks. The GP is also available to review any developmental problems as appropriate.
Registered nurses offer appointments for immunisation during clinic times. Parents must make appointments at the surgery for all immunisations.
Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed Sexually Transmitted infection in men and women. Most of the people who have this infection will have no symptoms. If you or your sexual partner remain untreated it can cause infertility.
eReferral is a service that allows you to choose your hospital or clinic and book an appointment with a specialist. When you and your GP agree that you need to see a specialist you will be able to choose from a list of hospitals or clinics. You will also be able to choose the date and time of your appointment.
Contraception Services & Family Planning Clinic
The practice offers a full range of family planning care and advice including the coil (IUCD), implant and the morning after pill.
Flu & Pneumococcal Vaccination
These vaccinations are recommended for patients over the age of 65, patients suffering from with heart, lung, liver or kidney diseases, diabetes or residents of nursing homes. Please contact the surgery at the beginning of October for further details. If you are housebound, a home visit can be arranged.
Prevention is better than cure. We take every opportunity to check on our patients’ health and offer advice on healthy living. We also offer a full range of special health promotion clinics by appointment with our practice nurses.
Please note that it would be helpful if you could make an appointment at least 6 weeks prior to travelling.