Clinics & Services
The practice provides a full range of services which include:
NHS Health Checks
All patients aged 40-74 years of age are eligible to a free NHS Health Check every 5 years. This check will include lifestyle advice and screening for possible signs of heart disease, stroke or diabetes.
Chronic Disease Health Checks
All patients diagnosed with a chronic disease such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, epilepsy, heart disease, CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) or stroke are eligible for annual health checks and 6 monthly monitoring if medically required.
Patients aged 75 years and over or suffer with Dementia
You are invited to have an annual check up with the nurse. This can be arranged at the surgery or at home if you are housebound.
Pre-diabetes and Lifestyle Advice
Patients identified as being at risk of diabetes are monitored with the offer of an annual blood test. A referral for support and advice on lifestyle can be arranged.
Well Women & Cervical Screening
All women aged 25-64 are eligible for cervical screening every 3-5 years. These checks will include a general health check and advice about lifestyle. Ladies who have had a hysterectomy and don't need smears anymore can still attend for a well women check.
Child Health Surveillance & Child Development
The practice offers a child health surveillance service for all children under five years of age. As well as carrying out routine developmental checks.
The open access baby clinic for weighing your baby is run by our Nursery Nurse at the surgery every Friday morning from 09:30 - 11:30.
Rhyme Time for children upto 6 months of age is every Tuesday from 10:00 - 11:30.
All the doctors perform approved small surgical operations at the practice. These include removal of cysts, treatment of warts, joint injections and removal of ingrowing toenails.
Leg Ulcer Clinic
The nursing team run a leg ulcer clinic twice a week for patients who need regular dressings and care for this condition.
Chiropody clinics are held in the building for those patients who are entitled to free chiropody treatment - referral by a GP or nurse is required.
Primary Care Mental Health
The practice has access to two registered mental health nurses who are specially trained to work with patients who may be experiencing mental health problems or dementia. Following a consultation with one of the GPs you may be referred to these nurses for further treatment, advice or support.
Due to excess demand for GP appointments, the practice employs a Practice Nurse who has advanced training in Minor Illness. The nurse can diagnose, treat and arrange prescriptions for many minor illnesses including:
Coughs & colds Hay fever Sore throats Earache
Skin rashes Skin infections Urine infections Women's health problems
If you think your problem could be treated by the Practice Nurse ask the receptionist or speak to the triage nurse.
Practice Nurse Clinics
Appointments can be booked for ear syringing, removal of sutures, dressing of wounds, injections etc.