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TREATMENT ROOM

chdOperates on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 8.30am. Blood tests are carried out  without appointment any morning from 8.30-11.30 am, and appointments can be made in the afternoon for other requirements, ie. Blood Pressure checks, dressings, vaccinations etc. 

CONTRACEPTION

Contraception - including emergency contraception and insertion and removal of contraceptive implants are available. When requesting any of the above please ensure you inform the reception staff of what you require, so that the doctors can be prepared. 

SMEAR CLINIC

Is available twice a month on a Tuesday morning from 9.30am - 12.10pm  and is carried out by Sr E Gibson. Appointments can also be booked into the treatment room afternoon clinic if the Tuesday morning is unsuitable.

pregnantANTENATAL CARE

Run by the Team Midwives on a Friday from 1pm - 2pm, by booked appointment.

DIABETIC CLINIC

Held on a Tuesday afternoon and is supported by a Doctor, Dietician, Podiatrist and Specialist Diabetic Nurse.  Appointments are booked in advance.  To make this visit as productive as possible it is important that you get your bloods and urine done in the previous week so that adjustments can be made to your treatment if necessary. If these are not done the diabetic review is less effective. 

ASTHMA CLINIC

Are held two Tuesday mornings a month and on Wednesday afternoons also with our asthma nurse Sr D Skillen.  Appointments are booked in advance.

COPD CLINIC

Held on a Monday morning with our COPD nurse Sr J Coburn, again appointments are booked in advance.

INR CLINIC  (for patients on Warfarin) 

The INR clinic is run on a Tuesday morning between 8.30am-10.30am, if you require to have your INR checked, come to the surgery at this time.  The nurse is able to check your blood and make any adjustments to your warfarin dosage based on the results, while at the surgery. 

doctorbabyPOST-NATAL ASSESSMENT & CHILD HEALTH SURVEILLANCE

A regular clinic is held for children aged between 8 weeks and 4 years.  Your appointments for these services will be organised through the Health Visitor or a member of our administrative team. 

 

For parents giving medications to their children, there is a website available which provides easy to understand information on medicines that have been prescribed to your child by the doctor. It is full of tips on how to give the different types of medicine and simplifies the potential side effects so that it can be easily understood. 

Why not have a look yourself?http://www.medicinesforchildren.org.uk

IMMUNISATIONS

Available to your child according to recognised and regularly updated guidelines.  The clinic is held on Thursday mornings. You will receive a postcard inviting you to arrange your appointment in advance.  Although immunisations can occasionally be fitted in during treatment room hours, for the safety of the procedure it is best if you bring your child to the scheduled Thursday clinic. When coming to this clinic please ensure you bring your child's red book. 

TRAVEL CLINIC

This service is available as an NHS service, for some but not all vaccinations, but can be accessed through treatment room by booking a double appointment on a Monday afternoon with our travel nurse. 

MINOR SURGERY

Separate clinics will be run on a weekly basis for minor operative procedures.  For Liquid Nitrogen the practice operates a monthly clinic.   

OTHER CLINICS

We also carry out annual reviews for patients with IHD, Stroke and Epilepsy which are held with a Nurse and a Doctor

 

 

 
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