CHILD HEALTH SCREENING
All doctors see children in the surgery every day, but we also run a Child Development Clinic where we regularly assess the under five's in the Practice. This clinic which is run in conjunction with the Health Visitors is by appointment only and is held on: TUESDAY MORNING BETWEEN 10.00 - 12.00.
Certain minor surgery procedures are carried out in the Practice. These are performed under local anaesthetic as arranged with the doctor. The doctor will need to dicuss the procedure with you before carrying out the minor operation.
MINOR ILLNESS CLINIC
Not all conditions require to be treated by a doctor. Our Minor Illness Nurse is fully trained in dealing with conditions such as:
Back pain Conjunctivitis Constipation Coughs & colds Diarrhoea & vomiting
Earache Emergency contraception Heartburn Neck pain Urinary infections
Nose bleeds New rashes Skin infections (boils & fungal) Sore throats
Our clinic is held daily and appointments can be booked on the day or the day before.
We are happy to offer you a review appointment outwith the following times for any of our chronic disease clinics if you are unable to attend specified times.
We offer regular checks for patients who suffer from diabetes. To arrange an appointment for your diabetes check please contact the receptionist on 826724. Clinics are held on a WEDNESDAY. Please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment. We are happy to arrange for you to attend on another day if this is unsuitable.
It is important to have your asthma monitored regularly. To arrange an appointment for your asthma check please contact the receptionist on 826724. This clinic is run by our Practice Nurse on: THURSDAYS
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
Our specially trained nurse offers assessment and review appointments for all patients with this condition. Clinics are held ALL DAY TUESDAY
We are able to offer a range of contraceptive advice. This service is provided during normal surgery times.
Care in pregnancy is provided by the Practice in conjunction with our local midwives. Our ante-natal clinic is held on MONDAY mornings and afternoons. After the 10 week stage of your pregnancy you can request an appointment with the Midwife.
CORONARY HEART DISEASE
This is a nurse led clinic. Patients who have angina, patients who have had heart attacks or had cardiac surgery will be invited to attend for annual review. This clinic is held on MONDAY MORNING 9.30 - 12.30
If you have been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure) you will be asked to attend an appointment where you will be assessed and reviewed. Appointments can be arranged Monday - Friday, morning or afternoon - please contact the surgery to arrange your Hypertension Review appointment. Note: Please arrange for a blood test to be carried out one week before your clinic appointment.
VACCINATIONS AND IMMUNISATIONS
Routine vaccinations and travel immunisations are carried out by appointment with the Practice Nurses. You will be asked to complete a short questionnaire before attending your Travel Clinic appointment or you can complete the travel questionnaire on this website (under Further Information - Travel Vaccinations) and submit it to us. Please contact the receptionist on 826724 to arrange your appointment.
SMOKING CESSATION CLINIC
If you wish support to stop smoking please enquire with your local pharmacy who will either provide this service or provide you with information where this service is available.