These times may vary. Please check with reception prior to using the service.
Friday 10.00 – 13.00
The baby clinic is run by the Practice Nurse and Doctors for immunisations and babies 8 weeks check.
Every day by appointment only.
This is run by the Practice Nurse in conjunction with the doctors, by appointment only.
The Practice has two clinical leads for the condition of Asthma, however, this does not mean that other clinicians in the Practice are not able to help patients with Asthma; it just means that there is two specific clinicians who have certain responsibilities that are related to asthma conditions.
Asthma Clinical Leads: Dr D Pilkington & Nurse Gail Smith
If you have Asthma it is important that you attend regular reviews with the practice nurse; depending upon how well controlled your asthma is will determine how often we will need to review your condition. If you are asked to make an appointment for an asthma check, it is important that you respond to this request and if you are unable to make the appointment please try to inform the Practice as soon as possible as these appointments are longer than a normal appointment, often lasting between 20 and 45 minutes to allow the nurse to check your inhaler technique and develop a personalised plan with you.
Please remember to bring your inhaler(s) with you to every asthma appointment and should you feel more comfortable or it is easier for you to be accompanied during the appointment please do so.
Asthma UK provide age-appropriate, self-management resources for children and young people with asthma and their parents: http://www.asthma.org.uk/
Friday 9.00 - 12.00
This is run by the Practice Nurse in conjunction with the doctor, by appointment only.
Contraceptive care is provided by all the doctors during normal surgery hours.
Emergency contraception can be obtained from your doctor, if there is availability and from some pharmacies in the area. This service is required to be obtained within 72 hours.
The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg insurance and driving licence, by appointment in normal opening hours where there is availability. Please telephone the surgery for an appointment. The fees charged for these services are in line with the BMA recommended charges.
Patients 75 Years And Over
If you are 75 years of age or over, you should be seen annually, either by your doctor or the practice nurse. This can be arranged at the surgery or, if that is not possible and you are housebound, a home visit will be arranged.
Please complete a travel assessment form at least 6 weeks prior to your holiday to ensure adequate cover. A charge will be made for certain immunisations and vaccinations not covered by the NHS. A list of these charges is held at reception.
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes, residents of nursing and rest homes, carers and those over 65 years of age. Please contact the reception staff in October for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are housebound, a home visit will be arranged to undertake this facility.
By appointment only. The Doctor and Receptionists can advise when this will be.
A Counselling service is available. Please discuss with your Doctor.