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The Lydney Practice

The Health Centre
Albert Street
Lydney GL15 5NQ
01594 842167
01594 845550
01594 843200
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Our Clinics & Services




Regular review helps to ensure that medication is appropriate and any change in asthma health is detected early on. The practice nurse taking the clinic has specialist training in asthma management.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Patients with emphysema and chronic bronchitis are monitored every year by the use of spirometry, which helps in determining the best treatment.




Organised regular review of people with diabetes is essential. The clinic team are trained in all aspects of diabetic care and dietetics.


Cervical Smears


Regular screening helps detect abnormality at an early treatable stage of disease. The practice adheres to current National Guidelines.


Family Planning


The doctors and nurses offer a full contraceptive and family planning service. If you need the morning after pill, please contact us within 72 hours and you will be seen promptly. We stress that this is a CONFIDENTIAL service for all ages.




Flu Clinics are organised in the Autumn. Immunisation is offered to those patients recommended for protection by the Department of Health.


Pneumovax immunisation is also offered to those patients recommended for protection by the Department of Health.


Childhood Immuniations are offered within a scheduled programme of clinics covering all the vaccines required to protect your child from life threatening infectious disease. As a practice we strongly recommend these immunisations.


Foreign Travel Immunisation The practice also offers advice and immunisation for travel overseas. Please call the surgery with details of your travel plans at least eight weeks prior to travel.


Well Baby


Every Thursday from 09.30 to 11.30 am, the Health Visitor has a drop in clinic where you can bring your child and discuss any problems or issues relating to their health or development.


Prevention of Heart Disease and Stroke


Before attending these clinics patients will be required to have routine blood tests.


Primary Prevention


We aim to identify those patients most at risk. The risk factors being - Smoking / Raised Cholesterol / Obesity / Raised Blood Pressure / Adverse Family History. An accurate assessment of an individual's risk can be calculated. Advice on life style is given and when appropriate drugs are prescribed.


Secondary Prevention


These clinics are to monitor those patients who have already suffered symptoms of Heart Disease, Stroke or Peripheral Vascular Disease. Our aim is to monitor, advise and prescribe in order to minimize the risk of future complications.


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