Advice On Contraception And Family Planning
Advice is available from all the doctors and from the practice nurses at any consultation. To maintain patients' confidentiality, we prefer not to hold a separate family planning clinic.
Getting Help To Stop Smoking
The doctors and practice nurses can help you to cut down and stop smoking, with advice, carbon monoxide checks and nicotine replacement therapy.
increases your risk of infection. Protect yourself with the recommended immunisations
but try not to leave them until just before you go as you will be better protected
if the immunisations are spaced correctly. For Africa, India or South America,
allow about two months to complete the course.
Yellow Fever Centre
The practice is a recognised centre for yellow fever immunisation.
Friday 1.00pm - 4.00pm by appointment only.
The midwife and health visitor also hold preparation classes for expectant mothers.
The health visitor holds a 'First Mothers' club.
The doctors perform many minor surgical operations at the surgery. If the doctor has asked you to book for a minor surgery procedure please advise the receptionist when booking your appointment.
The surgery is committed to giving our patients the best medical care within the practice environment.
We currently run a diabetic clinic for our patients. This clinic is run outside of our normal surgery clinic times and enables us to give more time and attention to the extra needs of our diabetic patients. Included within this clinic is a thorough examination and advice from the doctor, practice nurse, dietician and podiatrist.
We also run a specialist coronary heart disease clinic for all patients with heart problems and patients with hypertension (high blood pressure).
If you have any further questions about these clinics, or feel that you should be invited to attend, please contact the practice manager.
Patients applying to join the surgery list are not discriminated against on the grounds of race, gender, social class, age, religion, sexual orientation, appearance, disability or medical condition.