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Clinics

Services Provided

Maternity Services

Care is shared by the doctor and the midwife.

The Doctor

Any GP in the practice can refer you to see the midwife and deal with any problems you may have both during and after your pregnancy.

The Midwife

The midwife will provide your booking for delivery in line with local guidelines and discuss any particular requests you may have. She will also provide your ongoing antenatal care within the community.

Hospital Midwives

May provide assistance with out-of-hours problems at the clinic and also with deliveries in hospital.

Consultant Obstetricians

The obstetricians will provide care where necessary during your pregnancy.

Contraceptive Services

The nurse practitioner or the doctor can advise you about any contraceptive services you may need. The nurse practitioner and the doctor can give prescriptions for emergency contraception. The practice nurse can also give depo injections. Appointments need to be made in the usual way.

Gynaecology Clinic

This clinic is run by Dr Jayalalitha. If you have any gynaecology problem ask the receptionist to make an appointment for you in the clinic.

Child Health Surveillance

A series of assessments of young children is carried out by health visitors and doctors. Your child will be automatically sent appointments at the appropriate times to coincide with child development and age.

Learning Disabilities Annual Heath Check

The practice provides an annual health check for patients with Learning Disabilities. Please contact the surgery.

Minor Surgery

Minor surgery procedures are performed in special clinics arranged with the doctor and nurse. Please speak to the receptionist and she will take your name and telephone number and contact you with information of when the next minor surgery clinic is to be held.

Immunisation

Appointments for child immunisations are sent out by computer letter but can be re-arranged at the parents’ convenience.

Baby Immunisation Clinic

These clinics are held on a Wednesday 11.30am - 12.30pm.

It is important that children are immunised and you may arrange an appointment at your convenience.

Well Woman Clinic

Women can make an appointment at any time to have a well woman check. Cervical smear tests are available by appointment. Cervical smears are usually carried out by the nurses. Patients will be invited by computer-generated letter to attend the surgery when their smear is due. Cervical smears are recommended every three years up to the age of 65 years, unless otherwise indicated.

Well Man Clinic

Men can make an appointment at any time to have a well man check with the nurse. These are by appointment. Please contact the receptionist.

Mammography

All women reaching their 50th birthday will be included in the regional recall for mammography. Letters of invitation are sent out by the breast screening department at three-yearly intervals.

Smoking Cessation

If you would like to stop smoking make an appointment with any of our practice nurses, who will give you advice, prescriptions, and continuous help. Alternatively, you can attend a local smoking cessation clinic. Please speak to a nurse for further information and help.

Weight Reduction Advice

The practice nurses and health care assistant can give you advice and information about your diet or weight reduction. Please make an appointment via the receptionist to attend our weight management clinic.

Health Promotion

The practice nurses can give you advice and information about your general health. Please make an appointment via the receptionist.

Warfarin/Rheumatology Monitoring

The practice undertakes therapeutic blood tests to monitor levels for certain conditions.

Asthma/COPD Clinics

Please make an appointment with the practice nurse or nurse practitioner who can offer help and support.

CHD Clinic

We provide services to patients suffering from coronary heart disease and will invite you to attend an appointment on a 12-month basis to check your general well-being.

Hypothyroidism

We provide services for patients suffering from hypothyroidism and you will be invited for blood tests to monitor this condition.

Stroke/TIA

We offer services to patients who have suffered a stroke or TIA and you may be invited for blood pressure checks and blood tests pursuant to the management of this illness.

Cancer

This practice will try to ensure that available support is communicated to patients suffering from cancer. The practice may telephone you or invite you into the practice to offer advice and enquire about the support you are receiving.

Mental Health

The practice offers annual reviews for patients using specific drugs to treat their condition. You shall be invited to attend an appointment with the nurse for a blood test.

Diabetic Clinics

These are held by our practice nurses and are by invitation on an annual basis.

Holiday Vaccination Clinics

If you need any travel vaccinations please make an appointment with our practice nurses two to three months before you wish to travel.

Carers

We would like to offer help and support to patients who are caring for relatives or friends. Please inform reception if you are a main carer.

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Crossfell Road, Berwick Hills, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS3 7RL
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