In addition to providing essential management and advice when you are ill we provide a range of other services;
Monitoring Advice And Review Of Ongoing Conditions
Our team of nurses and health care assistants supported by the doctors provide regular check ups for patients with hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, thyroid problems, epilepsy, mental health problems, asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease, rheumatoid arthritis, post splenectomy, pernicious anaemia, treatment with warfarin, hormone replacement therapy and contraception. Should you fall within one of these categories, from time to time you will be invited for a check up. We hope you see this as we do - an important opportunity to promote well being and health.
Well Baby Clinics
Are held at the surgery every Friday with Health Visitors at 10.00-11.30am.
We support the Department of Health programme for childhood immunisation and offer an appointment for childhood immunisation with the Practice Nurse. Should this time be inconvenient you can of course make an appointment with the practice nurse in the usual way.
Adult immunisations including flu and travel vaccinations are offered by the practice nurses via appointment.
Child Health Surveillence
A programme of checks is carried out by the doctors and health visitors in order to detect problems early and to help ensure normal development.
The doctors and nursing staff are always pleased to advise you on health matters such as smoking, alcohol, diet, stress, relaxation, exercise and heart disease. The purpose is to help you enjoy a healthy life.
All Doctor's offer this service after a routine consultation to make sure problem is appropriate. More complex procedures are referred to hospital. The practice also offers joint injections via appointment with your doctor.
There are a number of Smoking Cessation Clinics throughout our locality. Please contact Smoking Cessation Service on 01642 383819 for any enquiries.
Advice is available on all forms of contraception. Patients are referred to Sexual Health Tees for fitting and follow up of intrauterine devices (coils) and implanon.
We have a cervical screening recall programme. The service is provided by our practice nurse.
Ante natal and post natal care is provided through the support of our attached team of midwives. Please note that intrapartum care (care during delivery) is not provided by the doctors.
Please note that we do NOT provide a MINOR INJURY SERVICE. In case of such injury we would advise you to contact 111