This practice is contracted to provide a full range of essential general medical services and additional services in relation to cervical screening, contraceptive services, vaccinations and immunisations, child health surveillance, maternity medical services and minor surgery.
This is run by the district midwife and the doctor. They will monitor your health and the development of your unborn baby throughout your pregnancy.
Antenatal care can also be offered by the doctor outside this clinic if the times do not suit. Appointments can be made at reception. Postnatal examinations are carried out during surgery hours.
Available by appointment during surgery hours by any of the doctors. For emergency contraception speak to your doctor in the surgery or by phone at 11.30am.
Immunisations for foreign travel can be provided by appointment six weeks before you travel to allow time for all the immunisations to be given. We are a registered yellow fever centre.
Minor surgery procedures, ie removal of cysts, lumps, moles etc are carried out by appointment at the end of surgery by the doctor assisted by the nurse.
Appointments for this clinic should be made with the doctor.
Warts and verrucae are treated by freezing with liquid nitrogen. This can be performed by the doctor or the practice nurse. Appointments are made with reception.
We have a physiotherapist available in the surgery three half days per week. Referral to this service is only available through your doctor.
All patients over the age of 16 and under 75 years old who have neither attended a consultation nor a clinic may request a consultation at the practice. Please contact reception staff to make an appointment.
A yearly medical is offered to all patients over 75 years on request.
Child Health Surveillance
These are routine clinics run by the health visitor and your GP who check your child's health and development at eight weeks and four years of age. The first immunisations and the pre-school booster are given at this clinic. Appointments are automatically sent out by computer and will usually come by post.
Immunisations And Vaccinations
Immunisations and vaccinations are carried out by appointment during surgery hours, except for those given at the child health surveillance clinic.
All adults should ensure they have their tetanus and polio up to date.
CHILDREN'S IMMUNISATION SCHEDULE
- 2 Months - Combined Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio/Haemophilis Influenza and Pneumoccal
- 3 Months - Combined Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio/Haemophilis Influenza and Meningitis "C"
- 4 Months - Combined Diphtheria//Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio/Haemophilis Influenza plus Pneumoccal and Meningitis "C"
- 12 Months - Combined Haemophilis Influenza/Meningitis "C"
- 15 Months - Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) and Pneumococcal
- 4 Years - Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio booster and MMR booster
- 15 Years - Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio booster
HELP YOURSELF TO HEALTH
Here are six ways you can really help yourself to live a healthier lifestyle:
- Be a non-smoker
- Be a reasonable weight
- Take regular exercise
- Eat a high fibre/low fat diet
- Take alcohol only in moderation
- Avoid excessive exposure to the sun