Service We Provide

Antenatal/Child Development

Each doctor holds antenatal, postnatal and child development clinics at set times of the week. Ask at reception.

 

Well Baby

Wednesday and Thursday 10.00am - 12 noon.
For immunisations/child development.

Clinics

 

Nurse-led Appointments

New patient health checks, family planning, cervical smears, asthma, diabetes, coronary heart disease, menopause and travel immunisations. Further details are available from reception.

 

In-house Clinics

Run by a community midwife and a dietician. Appointments for these are arranged by your doctor.

 

Influenza Vaccination

Every Winter, from October to January, we offer a completely free flu vaccination to our patients over the age of 65 as well as those in an 'at risk' category. Please ask for details at reception.

 

Smoking Cessation Advice

Appointments are available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.

 

Routine Childhood Immunisation Programme

Each vaccination is given as a single injection into the muscle of the thigh or upper arm

WHEN TO IMMUNISE DISEASE PROTECTED AGAINST VACCINE GIVEN
Two months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) pneumococcal infection DTap/IPV/Hib and Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)
Three months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib Meningitis C (meningococcal infection) DTap/IPV/Hib and MenC
Four months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib Meningitis C and pneumococcal infection DTap/IPV/Hib MenC and PCV
Around 12 months Hib and Meningitis C Hib/MenC
Around 13 months Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles), pneumococcal infection MMR and PCV
Three years four months to five years old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella DTap/IPV or DTap/IPV and MMR
Girls 12 - 13 years Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 HPV
Thirteen to eighteen years old Tetanus, diphtheria and polio TD/IPV
 

Non-routine Immunisations

At birth (to babies who are more likely to come into contact with TB than the general population) Tuberculosis BCG
At birth (to babies whose mothers are hepatitis B positive) Hepatitis B Hep B
 

Diabetic Specialist Nurse

Held on a Saturday for diabetics most in need of specialist care. Appointments are requested by your GP or Practice Nurse 

 

Self Help Area

There is an area located near the walkway where patients can check their blood pressure, weight, peruse and take away literature on various medical conditions, healthy eating, contraception and smoking cessation among others.