Health Clinics and Services
We want to help you to keep healthy and well. Our health promotion services are free and available to you. Preventing illness is better than trying to control or cure it.
The following are examples of Health Promotion Clinics that we run for you:
- Child/Adult Immunisation
- Holiday Vaccinations
- Family Planning
- Cervical Screening
- Blood Pressure Checks
- Lifestyle Advice
- Asthma Checks
- Menopause Counselling
- Diabetic Control
- Ear Syringing
- Weight Reduction/Dietary Advice
- Substance Misuse
Health checks are carried out by the doctor when a child is eight weeks old at the post natal check appointment.
Minor Surgery and Wart Clinics
Both these services are carried out by the Doctor by appointment at a special designated clinics. Please ask the reception team for further details.
For the care of expectant mothers this clinic is held by the community midwife on Wednesdays between 1.30pm— 3.30pm
Advice on all aspects of family planning is given by the doctor who will be pleased to discuss to options available to you.
This service can be arranged for you by the Doctor.
The Practice has an in-house Physiotherapist who holds weekly clinics. You may also be referred to the Physiotherapy Department by the GP
This service is available for the elderly and disabled. If you need chiropody advice see the Doctor or the Practice Nurse and they will make the necessary arrangements.
Will be happy to help you with problems relating to housing, finance and caring for the young, elderly or disabled, if you are having difficulty coping. Single parent families may also find it helpful to discuss their situation with the local Social Worker.
Statement of Fitness to Work Certificate
If you are absent from work for less than seven days you should ask your employer for a self-certification form when you return to work. The doctor will only issue a statement of fitness to work certificate if you are absent from work for more than seven days.