Care is shared by the doctor and the midwife.
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 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.
May provide assistance with out-of-hours problems at the clinic and also with deliveries in hospital.
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.
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.
A series of assessments of young children are 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. Appointment letters for child immunisations are sent out centrally by the child health service but can be re-arranged at the parents’ convenience.
Learning Disabilities Annual Heath Check
The practice provides an annual health check for patients with Learning Disabilities. Please contact the 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.
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 Reviews
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 Reviews
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.
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.
If you require a routine BP check please make an appointment with the health care assistant on a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. If you feel you need your blood pressure checking urgently please make an appointment to see a practice nurse Monday to Friday. You may be asked to take your blood pressure at home for a short period of times by one of clinical team.
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.
The practice nurses can give you advice and information about your general health. Please make an appointment via the receptionist.
The practice undertakes therapeutic blood tests to monitor levels for certain conditions.
Please make an appointment with the practice nurse or nurse practitioner who can offer help and support.
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.
We provide services for patients suffering from hypothyroidism and you will be invited for blood tests to monitor this condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. You will be eligible for a free annual flu vaccination to protect you and those you care for.