Those with established heart disease, or who are at special risk of developing it, are offered a thorough assessment. ECGs and all relevant blood tests are performed in-house, and we have direct access to many sophisticated tests which are normally only available after seeing a hospital consultant.
These clinics are run by Dr Georgina Rubery, Nurse and Healthcare Assistant.
This surgery provides cervical smears. The clinics are run by Sister Nicki Brooks who also performs a general health check.
This service covers every aspect of care for the majority of our diabetic patients. Full regular checkups (including eye examinations) and detailed monitoring are offered. The clinics are run by Dr Jo Bayles together with Sister Nicki Brooks and Sue Currie one of our healthcare assistants.
The clinic includes an on-the-spot chiropodist, and the highest standard of care is ensured by regular audit and close liaison with the hospital department.
Dr Gonzalez has scheduled appointments for Joint injections. The Nursing Team offer appointments for Liquid Nitrogen treatment, and minor operation excissions may be performed by prior arrangement.
All these are offered following a referral by your own GP.
Sister Amanda Pragnell runs our respiratory clinic together with Sister Nicki Brooks and Verity Ball one of our healthcare assistants. We offer treatments for newly-diagnosed asthmatics, both adults and children, a detailed assessment, and those already on treatment regular reviews to ensure the best possible control of their condition, plus follow-up care and review for our COPD patients.
Sue Currie, Verity Ball and Vicki Jennings our healthcare assistants offer a comprehensive advice and follow up for patients wishing to stop smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy.
3 Year Check
We are happy to offer those patients between 16 and 74 years who are well and rarely consult the doctor an opportunity to have a health assessment by the healthcare sssistant once in 3 years.
If you are 75 years of age or over an annual assessment is available. Ask the receptionist for a ‘ Well Person Check ‘
The Well Woman Clinic offers an opportunity to see a woman doctor for a gynaecological problem.
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination (‘Flu Jabs)
Sessions are held between September and November each year. Times are advertised well in advance at the surgery. Places on the sessions are booked in advance.
We recommend ‘flu vaccination if you are:
- aged 65 or over
- suffer from heart or lung conditions
- have any chronic disease
- a carer
- a poultry worker
Dr Matthew Williams and Dr Natasha Hinves run dermatology clinics at the surgery. Please see your GP for a referral.
Sexual Health Clinic
Dr Gonzalez, together with one of our Health Care Assistants, run a Sexual Health Clinic giving advice. Prescriptions and contraception including, the pill, emergency contraception, long term hormone implants and intrauterine devices. They will also give advice on sexually transmitted infections
Testing for Hepatitis B and HIV is also available.
The clinic is for pre-booked appointments.