Bourne RoadCorby GlenGranthamLincolnshire, NG33 4BBTel: 01476 550056
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.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel please complete the online Travel Health Questionnaire below. Please provide as much information as possible including which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
The Practice will then contact you to inform you of vaccinations that may be required and to arrange the necessary appointments with a practice nurse.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important that you complete the Travel Health Questionnaire at least 8-10 weeks before you travel as certain vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
Due to problems with supply there is a shortage of the flu vaccine for patients aged over 65 years. This is currently being addressed locally and nationally and we will notify you when the vaccine becomes available.
The Open Access Clinics due to be held on Saturday 13th & Saturday 27th October 2018 are currently for eligible patients aged between 18 & 64 years only.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience
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