Clinics & Services
These are available by appointment with our specially trained practice nurses or your GP. We also run a weekly Well Woman Clinic.
NHS guideline : When will I be invited for cervical screening
25 -49 - every three years
50 -64 - every five years
Over 60 - Only women who haven't been screened since the age of 50 or those who have recently had
abnormal test results.
The doctors and nurses provide advice on family planning, including oral contraception, depot (injectable or implant), contraceptive preparations and the fitting and checking of caps and coils and Implanon.
The practice provides a full immunisation service and also runs child development clinics alongside the health visitor. Times are as follows
Baby and child vaccinations are held on Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday Mornings, You will be invited via letter however if you cannot make the appointment time on your letter please re-arrange this with a receptionist.
Asthma & Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder
The practice nurses run an asthma clinic and have a register of all asthmatics in the practice. An appointment can be made via reception.
The clinics are run by a Lead Diabetic Nurse in conjunction with Dr Prasad, who is the lead GP for Diabetes. They can supply information leaflets etc. An appointment can be made via reception.
We offer all travel vaccines, please make an appointment with one of our nurses. There is a charge for a few of the vaccines which are not available on the NHS. The receptionist will inform you when making your appointment.
Shingles eligibility updated from the 1st September 2017 -1st April 2018 anyone aged 70 - 74 and anyone aged 75 born after the 1/9/42, Anyone who is 75 and born before 2/9/42 will become eligible on the 78th birthday, This is taken from the Public Health England immunisation programme.
We have been advised about the nationwide outbreak of measles and are now in the process of sending for any 10-16 year olds (considered the most vulnerable group), who have not had any MMR vaccinaction at all and then we will concentrate on the same age range with those who have had one vaccination at an earlier age.
We have also been asked to vaccinate any 16-44 years olds who have only had either one or no vaccinations for this at all and we are calling patients in.
We will also vaccinate any child who is not up to date with the vaccination and urge parents to give the surgery a ring and make an appointment with the Practice Nurse ensuring that you tell us what it is for.
Did you know the nurse can see you for minor injuries that you would normally go to A & E for?
These include minor burns, lacerations, foreign bodies, minor eye conditions, bites, minor trauma to limbs etc.
The practice nurse can also advise on INR monitoring, weight management, vascular risk, minor illness, well woman,general health and minor injuries.