Ante Natal Clinics
After 7 week gestation confirmation, please speak to the Reception Team who will give you the telephone number of your community Midwife. Once telephoned, the midwife will confirm your appointment schedule.
New Patient Registrations
Every new patient over the age of 5 years old must have a medical when registering with a new GP. General health information is collected and routine blood pressure and urine analysis are performed. You will be asked to book an appointment to see the Health Care Assistant when you fill out your registration forms.
Practice Nurses and Healthcare Assistants
They offer general advice and management and administer dressings, treatments, injections and travel vaccines, management of Asthma and other breathing conditions. They can also offer advice and support on dietary problems such as overweight, high cholesterol and diabetes, All these services are by appointment only.
Cervical Smear Tests
It is recommended that every woman between the ages of 25-50 have a smear test every three years and patients 50-65 every five years. These are done by the Practice Nurse by appointment.
ECG, Dressings & Ear Syringing
These can be arranged with the Practice Nurse. Please ask at Reception.
These can be arranged with the Phlebotomist. Clinics are held on Monday mornings and Friday mornings. Please ask at the Reception.
Family Planning Clinic
This clinic is held on Wednesday afternoons from 4.30pm to 6.00pm by the Practice Nurse. Appointments may be made by telephone or at reception. Health Education leaflets are available in the waiting room.
Well Woman Clinic
This clinic is held on Thursday afternoons from 4.00pm to 6.00pm by the Practice Nurse. Appointments may be made by telephone or at reception.
Child Immunisation Clinic
This clinic is held on Thursday afternoons from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm at the surgery. A full range of vaccinations and immunisations are available once a week. You will normally be sent a computerised appointment for this clinic. Baby 6 week checks and Post Natal Examinations are held on a Thursday afternoon between 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm.
Clinics are carried out between October and December every year and we offer free Flu vaccinations to patients, particularly those over 65 years old or with a history of heart or chest disease, diabetes and those who live or work in institutions or nursing homes. Appointments may be made by telephone or at reception. We offer the vaccine via the practice nurse. Please ask for details.
We also offer a vaccination against pneumococcal pneumonia for the same group at risk. One injection offers a 10-year immunity and is free.
Foreign Travel Vaccinations
We will be pleased to arrange this after discussion with our Practice Nurses. Please make an appointment to assess your needs. A fee may be payable for this service. Please allow at least 6 weeks before you travel to complete your vaccinations.
Child Health Surveillance
Dr Herbert or the Health Visitor will book your appointment.