Clinics & Services
The 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
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
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.
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.
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.
Provided by the Community Midwife and all the Doctors.
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.
By appointment only booked by the nurse
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