Clinics We Offer
Regular checks by a doctor and community midwife throughout pregnancy. You can contact her on Wednesday or Thursday mornings.
Sessions run by health visitors for weighing babies and giving advice to mothers. Contact the health visitors on 01752 434008 for clinic details.
Family Planning and Sexual Health
Doctors and nurses advise on all methods of family planning during normal surgeries appointments.
Women are recommended to have a smear test 3 yearly between the ages of 25 and 49 years and five yearly thereafter.
Patients with asthma, chronic lung disease, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, rheumatoid disease, dementia and chronic mental health conditions are reviewed by clinicians for regular checks to optimise their management and prevent complications.
NHS Health Checks
The NHS Health Check is available free to all adults between the ages of 40-74 years. This MOT is your chance to check your risk of heart disease and diabetes and take effective preventative action.
Community / District Nurses
Community nurses provide nursing care for the housebound and those recently discharged from hospital. You can phone them on 01752 434851 between 2.00-2.30 pm from Monday to Friday or contact them via the surgery.
It is recommended that anyone with a chronic illness has an annual anti-flu immunisation. Please book an appointment for the seasonal flu clinic in October.
Our health visitors are experts at giving advice on health care, particularly for small children. If you need to contact them, please ring 01752 434008.
Minor Surgery, Wart and Verruca Treatment
Doctors remove small lumps and perform other procedures, if clinically indicated, under local anaesthetic in our well-equipped treatment rooms. There is a monthly wart clinic for the treatment of warts and verrucas.
The practice provides extensive in-house physiotherapy dealing with back/neck/joint problems, soft tissue injuries and muscular aches and pains. Acupuncture and manipulation may be offered as part of your treatment.
You can make appointments with the practice nurses for dressings, stitch removal, contraceptive pill check, cervical smears, vaccinations and other preventative health care, including chronic disease review, without seeing a doctor. Our nurse practitioner is also trained in treating minor illness. You can phone to speak with the nurses between 12.00-12.15 pm, or make an appointment via reception.
You can access help for psychological problems via your GP.
Smoking Cessation Advice
Our smoking cessation adviser can provide advice and nicotine replacement therapy, if indicated, to smokers who want to give up.