Please telephone the surgery for appointments for any of the following clinics:
Chronic disease clinics
We offer a wide variety of chronic disease clinics that are often combined to make it easier for patients. Please discuss your requirements with reception and we will make sure you are booked for the necessary appointment(s).
The Practice strongly advises all women between the ages of 25-49 years to have a routine smear every 3 years, and between the ages of 50-64 every 5 years. The Practice Nurses offer these appointments 5 days per week.
The Cryotherapy Clinic is run by Sue Walmsely and usually works on a doctor referral basis. The clinic is on a Friday afternoon.
If you require a repeat prescription for your current contraceptive method, please continue to make an appointment with any of the Practice Nurses. Free condoms remain available from Practice Nurses. Implants and coils can be fitted by the Family Planning Clinic (http://www.chsft.nhs.uk/patients-visitors/services-z/family-planning).
The Practice runs a Flu Immunisation Programme in October of each year. Look out for details in Practice News.
The ante-natal clinics are run by the Midwives on a weekly basis.
Minor Operations are carried out in the surgery and are arranged by the clinicians.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Jenny Welford and Sue Walmsely are our Smoking Cessation Advisers. They have appointments throughout the week.
The Spirometry Clinic is run by Sister Weston and operates on a doctor referral basis.
Current NHS England regulations are that only a limited number of travel vaccines are available on the NHS. These include: diphtheria, polio, and tetanus; typhoid; hepatitis A; cholera. If you require any other travel vaccinations these will need to be obtained from a private clinic.
Childhood immunisation clinics
These are held on a Tuesday afternoon and are given by the Practice Nurses.
Your GP wants to make sure that you have the information you need to choose if you want to join in with the screening programmes. Screening is a way of finding and treating changes in your body before they turn into something serious like cancer. Your GP will send information about you ti the screening programme so that they can offer to help you understand about screening. If you want to know more about this, please ask your GP or Amanda Fair (Practice Manager).