Clinics We Offer
Our midwife holds a clinic at the surgery on Wednesday mornings and works closely with the doctors to provide antenatal and postnatal care. Appointments can be made via reception or she can be contacted via Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital on (01843) 225544.
Please ask for 'Lavender Team.'
Child Development Checks
Some of our doctors have additional specific qualifications to carry out developmental checks on babies at approximately eight weeks of age.
Thereafter, these checks are carried out by a health visitor, who will refer any problems to us.
Children’s Vaccinations and Immunisations
These routine procedures are usually carried out on Wednesday morning.
A health visitor is normally available at this time for advice and to arrange for baby to be weighed.
This test makes it possible to detect and treat the early stages of abnormalities of the cervix before they have a chance to become apparent to you. The test is quick, simple and painless and may be performed by the nurse.
Please ask if you require further information.
Our nurses will advise on the management, lifestyle and diet of all diabetics, arranging blood tests and annual reviews.
Appointments are also available with a diabetic dietician.
All the doctors are happy to give advice on family planning.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Clinic
The nurse/healthcare assistant in this clinic will check your blood pressure and give lifestyle advice as necessary to help in the detection and management of this widespread condition.
Several partners perform minor surgery for a variety of conditions. Some examples of the procedures carried out are: cryotherapy, injection of tennis elbows, aspiration of cysts, removal of sebaceous cysts and skin tags and joint injections.
A set number of fasting and non-fasting blood test appointments are available each morning.
Respiratory Medicine Clinic
For patients of all ages who have asthma or respiratory disease.
The nurse/healthcare assistant will advise on inhaler technique, preventing problems and medication.
The surgery runs smoking cessation and weight management clinics on Thursdays and Fridays with our one-to-one advisor Jenny. If you are interested in giving up please contact the surgery to make an appointment.
For information on the health benefits of stopping smoking and additional advice please click on the link below.
We have a physiotherapist who offers appointments between 16:30 – 18:00 hours, Monday - Friday.
Referrals are made by the doctors.
The counsellors work with the practice three days a week and are available to help with bereavement, anxiety/stress management, adolescent problems, family and relationship problems, mild depressive and phobic symptoms together with mild eating and addiction problems. They can also discuss sexual and sexuality issues.
The counsellors are able to see patients over the age of 16; all referrals are made through the doctors.