Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a range of special clinics and healthcare services:
Asthma Clinic / COPD Clinic - run by the practice nurse for follow up and advice.
Heart Disease, Stroke Prevention and Hypertension - routine follow up care is provided by the practice nurse supported by the GP.
Acupuncture - for pain relief by arrangement with Dr Elder.
Cervical Cytology (smear tests) - usually done by the practice nurse.
Annual Flu Clinic - held in the Autumn.
Child Health Development – this service is provided by the GP and health visiting team.
Childhood Vaccinations - given by the practice nurse.
Diabetes Clinic – run by the nurse practitioner who specialises in diabetes. For follow up and advice.
Emergency Contraception – available each morning on request from the practice nurse. If you wish, this can be on an anonymous basis. Confidentiality is assured.
Family Planning - with the nurse practitioner on alternate Mondays between 18:00 to 20:00. Advice on all methods of contraception, relationship issues and general sexual health issues is available. All methods including IUCDs (coils) and implants are available.
Health Promotion and Dietary Advice - with health care assistant or practice nurse.
Maternity Services - the doctors share antenatal and postnatal care with the midwife.
Minor Injuries - for assessment, treatment or onward referral.
Minor Surgery - by arrangement with the doctor.
Teenage Health – these sessions provide confidential sexual health, contraception and relationship advice for all young people including under 16’s. NB - the surgery is part of a scheme for the provision of free condoms.
Travel Clinic (Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre) - we offer a comprehensive foreign travel immunisation service including Yellow Fever. Ideally you should arrange an appointment six weeks before travelling as some vaccinations are a course of three separate injections.