Clinics We Offer
Our practice nurses see all patients with asthma on a yearly basis. You can contact the surgery to make an appointment yourself or we will send you a letter asking you to make an appointment when your review is due. They advise patients on managing their condition and also check inhaler technique.
Coronary Heart Disease Clinic
This is run by a nurse trained in coronary heart disease and is by appointment only. You will be sent an appointment when you are due for review.
These clinics are run by our practice nurse. They are for annual reviews and 6 monthly follow up and are by appointment only. The chiropodist attends the surgery clinic every week on a Thursday morning to carry out diabetic foot checks.
Run by the Practice Nurse, these clinics are on a Wednesday and Thursday. You will be notified when your child’s injections are due and will be given a clinic date and time for the immunisation.
We strongly recommend that your child be immunised, unless the doctors advise otherwise
Cervical smears are carried out by our practice nurses. Please make an appointment at reception and inform the receptionist what the appointment is for. Advice on breast examination can also be given.
All doctors, advanced nurse practitioners and some practice nurses offer family planning adivce during normal surgery hours.
Dr Young, Dr Wood, Dr Ferrer and Dr Hardman carry out minor surgical operations at the surgery. Your own doctor will tell you how to arrange this if necessary.
FIRST CONTACT PHYSIO
- First Contact Physiotherapists (FCPs) are highly trained physiotherapists, usually based in GP surgeries.
- FCPs have extensive experience in the assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions – such as back or neck pain - and see these patients without the need for a GP appointment.
- If you have bone, joint or muscle pain, you can see an FCP.
What to expect when you see your FCP
- Your FCP will assess and diagnose you
- Give you expert advice on how best to manage you condition
- Refer you onto a specialist service if necessary.
How do you book an appointment to see your FCP?
- Simply contact the GP practice and request an appointment to see the FCP. The reception team will check that you’re suitable and book an appointment for you.