Our practice nurses offer annual check-ups to known asthmatics and can be seen to advise on, review and change treatment as necessary.
Patients with diabetes are reviewed at least annually and offered advice on their lifestyle, diet and treatment.
Well Person Checks
At this appointment we offer general lifestyle advice, discuss risk factors and check weight, blood pressure and urine and offer a blood test if thought necessary.
By appointment with the doctor and practice nurse in attendance.
By appointment for advice on a variety of methods. We offer, in confidence, full family planning services, as we believe that family planning is an important part of health care. Our services cover a wide range:
- Mini pill
- Morning after pill
The practice nurse is well trained and available for discussion, and any enquiries you may have.
We recommend our female patients aged up to 50 have a smear test every 3 years, and over 50 every 5 years. This is a simple painless procedure, which takes a couple of minutes. Make an appointment to see the practice nurse.
We strongly advise you to have a flu vaccination every year if you:
- Are over 65 years old
- Need regular asthma inhalers
- Have chronic chest problems
- Suffer from angina or heart problems
- Are a diabetic
- Have any other serious health problems
We also offer the pneumococcal vaccination to everyone who needs a flu vaccination. This is a single injection to protect you from pneumococcal pneumonia and this injection will last for some years.
Other people who should have the vaccine every year are people with:
- No spleen
- Celiac disease
- Lung fibrosis
- Long-term steroid treatment
- Kidney problems
We commence vaccinations against flu every October. Please give your name into reception to enable us to contact you if you wish to be vaccinated as soon as the vaccine arrives. Names are taken in September ready for OCTOBER. If you do not enter your name, you may be unable to obtain a vaccine, as only a limited number are available.