Services Available At The Practice
The Practice provides a wide range of services under the GMS Contract. The areas covered include Atrial Fibrillation, Asthma, Cancer, Cervical Screening, Child Health Surveillance, Childhood Immunisations, Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Contraceptive Services, Coronary Heart Disease, Cryo Treatments (for warts etc), Dementia, Depression, Diabetic Care, Epilepsy, Family Planning, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Joint Injections, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Minor Surgery, Obesity, Palliative Care, Pulmonary Disease, Smoking Cessation Advice, stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attacks and Warfarin Monitoring.
If you have not been seen by a Doctor or Nurse at the Practice for three years (or for one year for those over 75), you can request a check-up appointment.
Family Planning/Teenage Sexual Health/Contraception Implants/Coils
Each Doctor provides this service and will be happy to discuss individual needs. Some of the Nurses are also able to provide this advice. Anyone who requires an IUCD (coil) will be referred to Dr Schröder or Dr Le Roux, who specialise in this field. We also insert contraceptive implants, Dr Brockley and Dr Le Roux specialises is this.
The Midwife looks after maternity patients. Women can choose where they give birth. If you are pregnant, please ring 03000 852001 to arrange an appointment.
The current recommended schedule is:
||Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), Polio, Hib (Haemophilus), rotavirus (Oral), Hepatitis B, Meningococcal B,
||Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Hib (Haemophilus) , Hepatitis B , Pneumococcal and rotavirus (Oral)
||Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Hib (Haemophilus) , Hepatitis B, Meningitis B
|12 to 13 months
||Hib (Haemophilus), Meningitis C, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Pneumococcal, Meningitis B
|3 years 4 months to 5 years old
||Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Polio plus second dose of Measles, Mumps, Rubella
|12 to 13 years
|13 to 18 years
||Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio and Meningitis ACWY
Influenza and Pneumonia Vaccine
In accordance with Department of Health guidelines, we recommend an influenza plus pneumonia vaccination for patients with diabetes, chronic heart, lung or kidney disease, residents of nursing and rest homes and people aged over 65. The vaccination is available in late autumn; please contact reception to book an appointment.
Minor Illness Clinic
Nurse Practitioners Sister Janice Caldecott , Sister Emma Parker and Advance Nurse Practitioner Dominic Emmett can deal with a number of conditions in the Minor Illness Clinic, to save you having to see a Doctor.
Information on what can be treated in the Minor Illness Clinic is available at the Practice. It includes sore throat/swollen glands, earache, sore eyes/styes, infected ingrowing toenails, cuts and bruises, skin infections, diarrhoea and vomiting, haemorrhoids and urine infections.