Clinics & Services
Child Health Surveillance
Clinics are held in the surgery each Tuesday from 14:30 - 15:30. Routine childhood vaccinations and developmental checks are carried out in keeping with current recommendations.
This is shared with all the local hospitals and is carried out during normal surgery hours.
Minor Surgery and Joint Injections
A number of minor surgical procedures are carried out in the practice including the removal of certain skin lesions and also injection of joints. Please make an appointment in the usual way. A return appointment is usually necessary.
Minor Injuries Service
The practice provides assessment and treatment of a range of minor injuries including cuts requiring suturing, minor burns and assessment of limb and head injuries. Please ask at reception if you require help.
Stop Smoking Clinic
We are always glad to offer support to those wanting to give smoking. One of the practice nurses runs a clinic and appointments can be made at reception.
Asthma and COPD (chronic lung disease)
These are chronic disease problems and you may be invited to attend these clinics regularly depending on the severity of your disease, but at least annually. Our practice nurse has taken additional qualifications in the management of these diseases.
This is held monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month with the doctor, practice nurse, dietician and podiatrist in attendance.
Advanced Nurse Practioner.
We have and Advanced Nurse Practioner who works in the surgery. If the GP has no appointments available you may be offered an appointment with the Nurse as she is able to perform the same duties as the GP and issue prescriptions if necessary.
First Contact Pyhsiotherapist (FCP)
This is a new service being provided by the surgery. If you have a musculosketal condition such as:
A recent sprain, strain, joint or muscle injury,
Shoulder, neck or back pain,
Ask the receptionist for an appointment with the FCP.
Social wellbeing affects how people feel about themselves, how well they function and the overall quality of their life. Social workers work with individuals, families and communities to improve their social wellbeing. Types of support that can be provided:
Loneliness and isolation Stress
Carer Support Bereavement and trauma
Relationship difficulties Alcohol and drug addiction
Parenting difficulties Housing difficulties
Mental Health Practitioner
Our mental health practitioner is an expert who can:
Provide an initial assessment.
Advise on management of your mental health
Offer short term treatment
Direct you to appropriate services
Refer you to specialist mental health services.