The following clinics are available on a referral basis:
- Hearing Aid Clinic
- Speech Therapy
- Psychological & Mental Well Being Service
- Continence Clinic
Please check the venue for your clinic as not all are based at the Health Centre.The Community Services Office at the health Centre will be able to advise you.
In addition to the services outlined above, our practice nurses are trained to provide the following:
- Health Checks
- Blood Pressure/Weight
- Dietary Advice
- Heart/Lifestyle Checks
- Alcohol/Drugs Advice
- New Patient Checks
At this practice there is a nurse practitioner who is an experienced nurse with an extended medical role. He is able to see patients with undiagnosed problems, make assessments of their healthcare needs and carry out medication reviews. Appointments can be pre-booked or made on the day.
Immunisation And Holiday Advice (practice Nurse)
Travel vaccinations eg typhoid, hepatitis, polio, tetanus and malaria. Please note:
- Tetanus boosters are recommended 10 yearly. We do suggest you check if you are covered.
- Polio (as above)
- Influenza (“flu”) every October/November for the over 65s
These are especially recommended for those with bronchitis/emphysema, diabetes, asthma, heart complaints and everyone living with these people.
- Pneumococcus - recommended as for influenza, plus for anyone who has had their spleen removed.
Our doctors and specialist practitioners are trained to perform many minor operations eg cyst/wart removal, joint injections etc.
The treatment room is available at the following times for dressings, minor injuries, etc:
- Friday 9.00am - 12 noon
- Monday 1.30 - 4.00pm
- Wednesday 1.30 - 4.00pm
Private examinations (eg for insurance companies, for HGV or PSL drivers or employment medicals) are carried out by the doctors and the nurses. These are by special appointment. Please note that many of these require a fee to be paid.
‘Over 75’ Screening
The doctors and nurses routinely check our over 75 year olds in the course of their daily work. However, if you are over 75 and have not been seen by us within the last year, please feel free to make an appointment with the practice nurse or one of the doctors.
If you are physically unable to attend the surgery, we can arrange for one of the district nurses to attend you at home.