Our Practice Nurse can provide the following services:
- Blood pressure checks
- Asthma and diabetes checks
- Travel advice and vaccinations
- Basic health checks
- Smoking advice
- Blood testing
- Dietary advice
- Contraceptive advice
- Other chronic disease checks
The Practice Nurse will give any necessary immunisations and also provide health care advice for any patient travelling abroad. Please note there is a charge for some travel injections.
Thursday 11:00 - 13:00
A Doctor and the Practice Nurse are in attendance. Please contact the Surgery to make an appointment. Immunisations are given at this Clinic and will normally be done from the age of eight weeks onwards according to the National Guidelines.
Please note that this Clinic is for well babies. If your child is ill you will be offered a surgery appointment with the Doctor.
Baby Immunisations & 8-Week Checks
The practice runs a dedicated "pre-booked appointment clinic" between 11:30am - 1:00pm every Thursday morning.
If you are unable to attend one of these clinics please speak to a member of our Reception Team to arrange a suitable alternative appointment for you.
Chronic Disease Management
We monitor patients with certain chronic illnesses very closely and offer check-ups and general lifestyle advice where appropriate. Patients with diabetes and respiratory illnesses will be personally invited to make an appointment at the surgery.
At present, we also provide a chronic disease management service for patients with heart disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), previous stroke, hypothyroidism, epilepsy, asthma and certain mental health problems.
Repeat Prescriptions for the oral contraceptive pill can be obtained the same way as any other Repeat Prescription. Please note we do not provide free condoms but these can be obtained from any community Family Planning Clinic. The Doctor can refer you to the relevant service if you have any other contraceptive needs.
The GP will refer you to the Community Counselling Service if required.
Insurance medicals, HGV, PSV, taxi driver, elderly driver, sub-aqua medicals, etc. are carried out by appointment only. For these a charge is made in line with the recommended BMA rates.