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Dr Sarjudeen's Retirement

Due to Dr Sarjudeen's retirement, we are undergoing an exercise to reallocate his patients to the other GPs in the practice.  If this affects you, please speak to Reception who will inform you of your named GP.

Extended access appoinments

Extended Access

 

GP and Nurse appointments are now available in your area during the evening and at the weekend.  To book an appointment, contact your Practice.  For more information, visit bit.ly/ExtendedAccess

Adult with cystitis symptoms?

If yes, please complete this questionnaire  and hand it in with a urine sample (in a labelled, small and closed container) at reception. Please do NOT hand the sample to reception staff but place in the designated receptacle.

Flu Clinics

Please book in for your flu jab if you are in an eligible group 

Friends and Family Test 

September 2018

Missed Appointments

A total of 190 appointments were wasted in September 2018, totalling 37 hours:
- 65 GP appointments (equivalent to 15 hours)
- 125 nurse and flu appointments (equivalent to 22 hours)
If you are unable to attend an appointment please contact the surgery to cancel it - this time wasted could have been offered to other patients.

 

 

Clinics & Services

pregnantOur specialist clinics are mostly run by our own nurses who have specific and ongoing training in that particular area.

Antenatal care

GP consultations are provided in normal surgery time. Care is shared with our attached midwives and with the ante-natal unit at the local hospital.

Midwife Clinic

Run on weekly basis, this clinic is attended by our attached midwives.

Asthma

asthmaAsthma appointments can be made with the trained Asthma Nurse.  They offer regular and thorough assessment of the condition and medication.

COPD

COPD clinics are open to those on the relevant disease register. They offer regular and thorough assessment of the condition and medication, including spirometry where necessary.

Cervical Smears

These should be booked with a trained nurse in preference to using doctor's appointments.

Child Development & Immunisation

These are multidisciplinary involving doctors and nurses.  Health Visitors are off site and can be contacted on 01245 396 855.

Contraceptive Services

contraceptionAppointments can be made with our Family Planning Nurses, who can advise on all available methods.  The GPs provide a service for the fitting and removal of both intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants.

Diabetes Checks

Annual physical assessments are done by our health care assistants(HCA). Patients are invited to book appointments in the month of their birth. This is just a physical check as our HCAs are not trained to give medical advice regarding diabetes. Your care is overseen by the GP in cooperation with the hospital clinics where applicable.

Hypertension

BP_reading1Helen Wallis runs this clinic to monitor patients on our hypertension register.

UTI Clinic

Are you an adult with cystitis symptoms? If yes, please complete this questionnaire  and hand it in with a urine sample (in a labelled, small and closed container) at reception. Please do NOT hand the sample to reception staff but place in the designated receptacle.  A nurse will then contact you later that day.

Smoking Cessation

You can seek guidance and support to five up smoking from the 'No Smoking Advisors Team'.  You can contact the team on 0800 085 2113 (free phone).  Alternatively you can get advice from visiting this website www.smokefree.nhs.uk

 

Travel vaccination

The Surgery offers a full travel vaccination service. Please see the travel information tab for more information. 

 

MALARIA

Prescriptions for Malaria and any other drugs that you only need because you are travelling eg antibiotics will be written on a private prescription for which there will be a charge of £15.

 

 

 

 

 
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