Clinics

Antenatal Care

This is run by the community midwife, and the doctor is also available for consultation. You will be able to discuss all aspects of your maternity care. Alternate Thursdays 10.00am – 12 noon.

Asthma

We aim to improve control of asthma symptoms, to provide education and encourage self-management for patients with asthma. Appointments are offered to all patients who need regular treatment for asthma. The clinic is run by Lynne Thomas-Practice Nurse. Wednesday 2.15pm – 4.15pm.

Child Health

This is run by the health visitor who is available for consultation for general advice about babies and young children. Child developmental checks are carried out by the doctor or the health visitor and will be arranged by appointment. All babies and pre-school children will be invited for immunisations. Alternate Wednesdays 10.00 am – 12 noon.

COAD

We aim to improve control of chronic obstructive airways disease symptoms, to provide education and encourage self-management for patients with COAD. This clinic is run by Lynne Thomas – Practice Nurse. Alternate Fridays 9.15am – 11.15 am.

Coronary Heart Disease

Appointments will be offered to all patients who have angina, developed a heart attack or stroke, who have heart failure, or who are at high risk of developing heart disease. The aim is to review to condition and treatment, and lower risk factors in order to prevent further illnesses. Alternate Fridays 9.15 – 11.15.

Diabetes

We aim to achieve good control of diabetes and prevent complications by providing regular check ups and education. Appointments will be offered to all patients with diabetes. The clinic is run by the Practice Nurse. Tuesday 9.15am – 11.30 am.

Counselling

‘Talking therapy’ in complete confidence to trained counsellor who is trained to help and support patients who feel unable to cope with every day life. Alternate Mondays 9.00 am – 11.00 am.

Dietician

Dietary advice for patients who are suffering from obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and bowel disease in conjunction with trained dietician who can offer help and advice. First Monday of each month from 1.00 pm – 3.30 pm.

Hypertension

Appointments will be offered to all patients who are on regular medication for hypertension (high blood pressure). We aim to achieve good control of hypertension and prevent complications by providing regular check ups and education. Tuesday 2.00 pm – 4.45 pm.

Smear Clinic

Appointments will be offered to all women aged between 16 – 65 years of age who are encouraged to attend for routine check ups. This clinic is run in conjunction with Practice Nurse and also Dr (Mrs) Das. Monday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm.

Smoking Cessation

Advice, support and encouragement for patients who wish to give up smoking. Appointments to be arranged via the Practice Nurse. See receptionist for details.

In addition to these clinics routine and travel vaccinations are available during surgery times which can be arranged by appointment with the Practice Nurse or G.P.

We also run an annual flu clinic which is run through the months of October to December. Higher risk patients, such as diabetics, asthmatics, people with heart disease and all patients over 65 will be invited to have their flu immunisations.

A range of minor operations can be performed under local anaesthetic. Please discuss this with the doctor who will arrange an appointment. These operations are normally carried out on alternate Wednesday mornings in conjunction with the GP and Practice Nurse.

We also run an anti coagulation clinic for people who are taking Warfarin, or other drugs which need regular blood monitoring – such as rheumatoid arthritis drugs.