The practice nurses and healthcare assistant see patients by appointment.
They see patients for
- well person health checks
- weight checks
- blood pressure checks
- diabetic checks
- asthma checks
- family planning
- smear tests
- pregnancy tests
- blood tests
Services available in surgery
- Baby Clinic
- Welfare Baby Milk Distribution
- Family Planning
- Smoking Cessation Advice
- Diabetic Clinic
- Asthma Clinic
- Maternity Services
- Travel Immunisation
- Relationship Counselling
- Well Person Checks
- Psychosexual Counselling
- Drug & Alcohol Counselling
- Sexual Health Screening
Family Planning & Smear Tests
We offer a family planning service for all women. Types of Contraception available: Oral contraceptive pill , contraceptive injection, patches, condoms, IUCD (coil) fitting. Make an appointment with your doctor or the practice nurse to discuss contraception.
For emergency contraception (morning after pill) see the practice nurse or your doctor within 72 hours. You can also obtain this over the counter from some dispensing chemists.
Cervical Cytology (smear) Tests
It is recommended that every woman between 16 and 65 should have a smear test every three years. Make an appointment with the practice nurse for this.
Please call the Surgery to book an appointment with the Practice Nurse for Child Immunisations.
Childrens’ vaccinations ONLY
The Health Visitor is available for weighing babies and giving advice to parents and they are based at Gracefield Gardens. Please do not bring sick children to Baby Clinic but make an appointment with your doctor.
We will always see sick children as soon as possible if they are brought to the surgery (this may be quicker than a home visit). If in doubt ring the surgery and ask for advice.
Emergency clinic is on Monday to Friday 9am-11am with the Duty Doctor.
- Please do not ask for repeat prescription.
Alternatively please put your prescription request (right hand side list) to the surgery in person/by post, or request online.
- Sick notes, signing forms, issuing letters and other paper works can not be done at this clinic.
- If the doctor asks you to book a routine appointment, please book the next available appointment and please do not ask to be put on the emergency list.
If you can not wait for the next available appointment, please call at 8am or come to the surgery at 8 am for an on the day evening appointment with the duty doctor.