Clinics & Appointments
The practice offers appointments for acute medical presentations with both GPs and Nurses. In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a range of clinics and healthcare services including the following:
Chronic Disease Management
These services are carried out by the team of specialist nurses.
Blood pressure is checked as required at routine 10 min nurses appointments.
Diabetic appointments are with diabetes specialist nurse Diane for a review and usually consist of 20 mins with a blood test being carried out 10 days prior to this appointment.
Asthma review appointments can be booked with specialist nurse Joanne and are 20 mins long.
Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) appointments should be booked with nurse Diane consisting of a 20 min appointment with routine fasting bloods being done around 10 days prior.
Flu clinics are available. Please phone to book an appointment.
This can be done at a nurses 20 minute routine appointment, prior to this you must be putting oil into your ears for 2 weeks in order for the wax to soften.
You should recieve a letter informing you of when you are due for your cervical screening test, this is a 20 minute womans health appointment booked with one of the practice nurses.
Minor Surgery appointments are carried out by Dr Houliston on a Tuesday morning, these can be booked when requested by a GP
Nexplanon: You would need to make an appointment with one of the GPs to gain information about this type of contraception. If happy to go ahead the GP will then issue you with a prescription and you will be able to book a minor surgery appointment to have the nexplanon fitted.
Pill: To get the contraceptive pill you will need to book a routine appointment with either nurse Avril or Diane.
Child Health Surveillance
Children will see the Health Visitor up to the age of 5 and attend a number of appointments to check their development and to be immunised.
They will be seen:
- 8 weeks - review by the GP and First Immunisations
- 12 weeks - 2nd Immunisations
- 16 weeks - 3rd Immunisations
- 6 months - Review
- 13 months - Immunisations and Review
- 27-30 months - Review
- 3 1/2 years - Pre School Immunisations and Review
During your pregnancy you will attend a number of appointments to check how your baby is progressing.
More information about these appointments can be found on the following link: Pregnancy Gestation Timetable
When registering with the Practice you will be expected to come to a registration appointment with the nurse who will carry out a routine health check.