Clinics & Services
Our team of practice nurses led by the nurse Practitioner offers various healthcare services, including: cervical smears, dressings, women’s health, diabetes, asthma, blood pressure and child immunisations. The nurses are normally available in the morning between 08:40 - 11:30 and on Thursday and Friday afternoons between 14:00 - 17:00.
Phlebotomy (Blood Sampling)
Blood samples are currently taken by a phlebotomist at the practice on the advice of a doctor. We run clinic five days a week from 09:00 - 11:30 ONLY, by appointment. Please contact reception to make an appointment. You may be asked to abstain from eating or drinking for a period of time before your appointment.
All doctors are happy to provide pre-conceptual advice and shared care with the maternity unit of your choice to deliver your baby. We work closely with local midwives at the local hospitals.
Well Baby Clinic
Baby clinic is held every Tuesday between 13:40 - 15:30. An appointment is needed. A health visitor, doctor and practice nurse are available. This clinic is specifically to carry out immunisations, baby checks, weighing and help with queries and concerns.
Please note, sick babies are seen by a doctor in normal surgery.
Baby Health Checks
Babies should attend the well baby clinic for a health check at 6 weeks old with the doctor.
They should then attend a follow up appointment at 8 weeks old for their first immunisations with the nurse.
Immunisations need to be carried out at:
- Two months old
- Three months old
- Four months old
- Twelve months old
- Thirteen months old
- Three years and four months to five years old
Between six to eight weeks after the birth of your baby, you will need a post-natal check up with the doctor to ensure everything is ok and there are no health problems.
NHS Health Checks
We are offering free NHS health checks for patients aged 40 to 74 who do not have previously diagnosed cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hypertension. If you qualify and would like one of these health checks, please telephone the surgery.
Smoking Cessation Advice
We run an advice and help service to give up smoking, please ask to make an appointment to see one of the Smoking Cessation Advisers within the practice.
If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, bereavement or eating disorders, you may be able to see a psychologist or counsellor. If you would like to be seen, please make an appointment to see a doctor in the first instance who will then refer you if appropriate.