Clinics & Services
Adult Vaccinations - Flu and Pneumonia jabs are available for those at risk. Please ask if that applies to you.
The flu season is here again - please call the surgery to book your appointment.
Asthma - Have regular check ups to help with inhaler techniques, learn how to manage your condition and keep yourself fit.
Cervical Smears - These look for changes that could, if left long enough, turn into cancer. Have this test when you are called and it could save your life. These are offered to all women over the age of 25.
Childhood Vaccinations - Immunisation and Vaccination clinics are held on a Tuesday morning . Appointments for Childhood immunisations are sent from Bridge Park Plaza. If you are unable to attend the appointment you are allocated, please contact the surgery to let us know and make a further appointment if necessary.
We also offer paediatric blood tests for those aged 0 - 18 years by one of our experienced and highly trained Health Care Assistants.
COPD - Have your annual review and spirometry test.
Diabetic Clinic - As well as having your HBA1C checked every 3 months, please book an annual appointment for a check up. You may also require a blood test and foot check prior to your review, please check with Reception when booking your appointment.
Family Planning & Contraception - Come and discuss your needs with a Doctor or Nurse. Have regular checks with the Nurse if you are on the ‘pill’. Please make sure to book your appointment in advance for your ‘pill check’.
Healthy Heart Clinic (CHD) - Have regular checks and blood tests and learn how to keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control.
Hearing Tests - If you require a hearing test please see one of our Receptionists to book an appointment here at the surgery.
Heart Failure Clinics - These are held by Angela Walne at the surgery for scheduled clinics.
Mental Health Clinics - These are held by Shirley Tench at the surgery for scheduled clinics.
Minor Illness or Injury Clinic - The local Minor Illness Clinic is operated by experienced and highly trained health professionals. The will treat a wide range of minor illnesses and injuries e.g.:
- Cuts, Sprains, minor infections
- Skin Conditions
- General Health advice and information
- Minor burns and scalds
Minor Surgery - Have warts, minor lumps and bumps removed or frozen.
NHS Health Checks - A NHS Health Check is a free check-up of your overall health available to anyone aged 40 - 74. It can help to indicate whether you’re at risk of getting certain health problems e.g.
- Heart Disease
- Kidney Disease
Please ask at reception for more information.
Phlebotomy - Our fully trained Health Care Assistants can do any blood tests that you may require.
Pregnancy - Initial booking in clinics and antenatal appointments are held by Yvonne Benjamin (Midwife) at the surgery for scheduled clinics.
Seasonal Vaccinations - When it comes to Flu season, and you are eligible for a free NHS Flu Vaccination, please contact the surgery between September and March to book an appointment to have your Flu Vaccine.
We also offer the Nasal Flu Vaccine to children who are eligible, however please note: if your child(ren) are of school age - they will receive their vaccination in school. Please ask at Reception for more information.
If you are aged 65 and over you may also be eligible for the Pneumonia Vaccine.
Travel Clinic - Keep healthy whilst abroad. Please complete a travel questionnaire (available from reception or our website). The Nurse will assess your questionnaire, please call the surgery 3 days later for the outcome of your questionnaire, you then be informed of any vaccinations/ advice you may need and an appointment will be made for you if necessary.
Weight Management - Receive dietary and exercise advice and have regular weight checks.