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Friends and Family Test

Would you recommend us to your friends and family? and are you happy with the services? Click on the Friends and Family Test on the right hand side.

PPG You said, We did

We now have a you said, we did progress report based on the results from our PPG. Click the Group Results tab from here

Online Appointments

Now you can book some appointments online!
See the latest news section for more details.

Online Prescriptions

Now you can request your repeat prescriptions online!
See the latest news section for more details.

SMS Appointment Reminders

With your consent, we can text you (free) a confirmation of your appointment and a reminder message a day before.
See the latest news section for more details.

Self Check-In Board

The new self check-in screen has arrived and is up and running. So avoid the queue and try it out when arriving for an appointment. It is simple to use but please ask at reception if you need any help

Patient Participation Group

 Thanks to all those who signed up to our Patient Group. We are currently running this year's major patient questionnaire and will share the results in mid-october. Please look out for further information in the "Latest News" section. We always welcome new members so please go to the Patient Group page if you would like to join.

Clinics & Services

Nurse Clinics

vaccination11The Practice nurse's job is to treat, advise and counsel patients presenting with nursing needs. She plays a major role in health promotion and secondary illness prevention. She may assist the doctor with various procedures

Healthcare Assistants 

The healthcare assistant has her own surgery and is qualified to carry out treatment room duties. She works closely with the practice nurses.

Primary Health Care Team

The practice operates as part of a Primary Health Care team which includes the District Nurses, Health Visitors, Physiotherapists, Dieticians and Midwives. These health professionals are not based on surgery but come onto the premises to do clinics.Contact phone number: 01274 321945

Asthma

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Patients with Asthma will be invited to see our Practice Nurse Lesley for their regular check-ups. You can also book directly into our Asthma Clinic if you would like to discuss any aspect of your Asthma treatment.

Contraception

Advice is provided by the Doctors and Practice Nurses in normal surgery. For ongoing contraception you can book directly in with the Practice Nurses.

Coronary Heart Disease

By appointment only. If you have this problem, our Practice Nurse Carol will invite you for a check-up on a regular basis.

Diabetes Clinic

By appointment only. If you have diabetes, our Practice Nurse Carol will invite you for a check-up on a regular basis. You can also book directly in to our Diabetes clinic to discuss any aspect of your Diabetic care.

Maternity Services

Provided by the Community Midwife and all the Doctors.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy clinics are held each week at the practice. Clinics are also held at St. Luke's Hospital. Referrals into these are made by the Doctor.

Smoking Cessation Clinic

We will be happy to help you quit smoking with our friendly one to one regular clinics. We will use a variety of methods to help you including patches, tablets, gum and other methods. Feel free to book directly into the clinic by speaking to one of our receptionists.

Well Baby Clinic

This is run by the Health Visitors and is a drop in clinic alternate Wednesdays 10:00 - 12:00. For a baby's first routine assessment and vaccinations at 8 weeks please ask the receptionist for an appointment explaining what the appointment is for.

COPD/Spirometry

By appointment only booked by the nurse

Wart Clinic

This is held once a month with a Doctor. You will need to be seen first by one of the Doctors first to book into this.

Warfarin Monitoring Service

Our patients tell us they want a convenient and safe warfarin service. The practice can now offer a warfarin monitoring service at this surgery. It is run in partnership with Prescribing Support Services (PSS). PSS is a service whose nurses and pharmacists are specially trained to monitor warfarin.

The service offers:

  • Appointments that are convenient to you
  • Everything done in 10 minutes
  • Finger prick test with results available straight away
  • Care provided in partnership with your GP
  • Results added into your clinic record which improves safety
  • A telephone help line to answer your questions and concerns
  • Home visits for housebound people

If you would like your warfarin monitoring at the surgery please contact 01274 800821

 
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