All diabetics who are not regularly monitored at the hospital will be invited to attend this clinic on a regular basis. Progress should be carefully monitored to reduce the long term risks associated with diabetes, such as heart disease and deteriorating eyesight.
Asthma & Spirometry Clinic
We have a trained asthma Sister who holds regular clinics. Regular monitoring of asthmatics is recommended and you are advised to make an appointment at the clinic.
BP Management Clinic
We have a senior nurse who holds these clinics weekly. This clinic is designed to support those patients, whose blood pressure is poorly controlled, providing comprehensive screening, advice and relevant medication.
The Surgery has a well equipped treatment room and some of the Partners are trained in a range of minor surgical procedures. One of the partners has had special training in the hospital Dermatology department. Appointments for a minor operation should only be made after an initial consultation with one of the doctors.
This clinic is by invitation letter or GP/nurse referral. The clinic is run by a Practice Sister. Primarily it deals with cholesterol levels but involves assessing risk of heart disease and giving lifestyle education as well a monitoring treatment
We have a trained nurse who holds regular clinics for the treatment of warts and other superficial skin problems using specialised freezing techniques. Appointments for the wart clinic should be made after an initial consultation with one of the doctors
This service is available at the surgery. Ladies considering a coil need to see a GP initially to confirm suitability. It is then important to have some routine swabs 2 weeks before the fitting.
This service is available at the surgery. Ladies considering an implanon need to see either Dr Mac or Dr Cheese initially to discuss suitability. This can then be performed in a minor operation appointment (30 mins)
A ‘drop in’ Child Health and Immunisation clinic is held every Tuesday at the surgery from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, and on the 1st and 3rd Thursday at Winterslow from 10:30 am – 11:00 am. The Practice Nurse and Health Visitor are in attendance in order to give parents the opportunity to discuss any worries or concerns they may have about their children 5 years and under.
All children are checked regularly during their first five years of life. This will be done by the Health Visitor. You will either be contacted by the health visitor or sent an appointment to attend at the surgery.