Antenatal care is provided by the local Midwives at a number of venues. Our receptionists will provide you with more information upon request
Appointments for Childhood Immunisations clinic can be made Monday to Friday with our Practice Nurse.
Well Woman/Family Planning Clinics
Our Practice Nurses are able to undertake cervical smears, provide Family Planning advice and carry out HRT checks.
The Primary Care Trust screening department will write to you to advise when your cervical screening test is due. Routine screening is carried out every 3 years from age 25 to 50 and every 5 years from 50 to 65. You may be screened more frequently in certain circumstances.
Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse well in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover. There may be a charge for certain immunisations, which are not covered by the NHS. Details of current charges are available from the Receptionist or Practice Nurse.
Influenza vaccination is recommended for all patients with Heart lung or kidney disease, Diabetes, Asthma and other respiratory problems and those with a weak immune system. In addition people in long-stay residential accommodation and all patients over the age of 65 are eligible for the Influenza vaccination. Pneumoccocal vaccination will also be offered in accordance with current Department of Health Guidelines.
Please do not consult your doctor with dental problems. Like doctors, dentists provide out of hours cover and if you have a dental problem you should contact your normal dentist. If you are not registered with a dentist you may use the emergency dental service – please telephone 01562 864949 for details of this service