Appointments are available at reception for members of the nursing team. A wide range of services are offered as you will see from the list below. As different services may require differing amounts of time, it helps if you are prepared to advise reception of the purpose of your appointment. There is, however, no compulsion to do this, and your confidentiality will be respected at all times.
Chronic Disease Reviews
- Heart Disease/Stroke
- Dementia/ mental health
- Chronic kidney disease
- Learning Disabilities
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
All of the above are dealt with in our CDM clinics.
If you have diabetes plus any other chronic disease these will be managed in your 6 monthly reviews in the diabetic clinics.
- Cervical cytology
- Family planning
- Blood Pressure Checks
- Childhood immunisations
- Skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis, rashes, bites and stings
- Travel and health advice & vaccinations
Health Care Assistant Services
- Emergency Blood tests
- Blood pressure checks
- New patient medical checks
- Weight and diet advice
- Flu vaccinations
- Urine testing
We offer a phlebotomy service (blood clinic) on Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning by appointment only.
The community nursing team delivers skilled nursing care in people’s homes. They are in contact with the GPs and come into surgery on a regular basis. Their direct telephone is 01772 644669. There is an answer phone to leave messages if they are not available when you ring.
The health visitors are part of the community health services and are all qualified nurses with special training and experience in child health. They are in contact with the GP's and come into surgery regularly. Their direct telephone number is 01772 644114.
The surgery has a skilled team of community midwives. Clinics are held each week offering antenatal care. Post natal care is also available in surgery.