Clinics and Services
We offer a range of services including the below. For more information, please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.
Regular reviews help 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.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an annual review of your asthma symptoms, please complete our Asthma Review form. If your symptoms are deteriorating or you are having any concerns please book an appointment with our nurse.
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.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an annual review of your COPD symptoms, please complete our COPD Review form.
Organised regular reviews of people with diabetes is essential. The clinic team are trained in all aspects of diabetic care and dietetics.
Regular screening helps detect abnormality at an early treatable stage of the disease. The practice adheres to current national guidelines.
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.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an annual review of your contraception, please complete our Contraception Review form.
The practice also offers advice and immunisation for travel overseas. Please complete our online Travel Risk Assessment Form.
Alternatively, please call the surgery with details of your travel plans at least eight weeks prior to travel.
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 immunisations 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.
Every Thursday from 09:30 to 11:30, 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.
We aim to identify those patients most at risk. The risk factors being:
- Smoking – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an review of your smoking, please complete our Smoking Review form.
- Raised Cholesterol
- Raised Blood Pressure – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an review of your blood pressure, please complete our Blood Pressure Review form.
- Adverse family history
An accurate assessment of an individual’s lifestyle risk can be calculated. Advice on life style is given and when appropriate drugs are prescribed.
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.