Clinics

Please telephone the surgery for appointments for any of the following clinics:

Chronic disease clinics

We offer a wide variety of chronic disease clinics that are often combined to make it easier for patients.  Please discuss your requirements with reception and we will make sure you are booked for the necessary appointment(s).

Cervical Smears
The Practice strongly advise all women between the ages of 24-65 years to have a routine smear every 3 years. The Practice Nurses offer these appointments 5 days per week.

Cryotherapy Clinic
The Cryotherapy Clinic is run by Sue Walmsely and usually works on a doctor referral basis. The clinic is on a Friday afternoon.

Family Planning
If you require a repeat prescription for your current contraceptive method, please continue to make an appointment with any of the Practice Nurses.  Free condoms remain available from Practice Nurses.  Implants and coils can be fitted by the Family Planning Clinic (http://www.chsft.nhs.uk/patients-visitors/services-z/family-planning).

Flu Vaccinations
The Practice runs a Flu Immunisation Programme in October of each year. Look out for details in Practice News.

Maternity
The ante-natal clinics are run by the Midwives on a weekly basis.

Minor Surgey
Minor Operations are carried out in the surgery and are arranged by Samantha Ward – Deputy Manager. These appointments operate on a doctor referral basis.

Smoking Cessation Clinic
Jenny Welford and Sue Walmsely are our Smoking Cessation Advisors. They have appointments throughout the week.

Spirometry
The Spirometry Clinic is run by Sister Weston and operates on a doctor referral basis.

Travel Vaccinations

Current NHS England regulations are that only a limited number of travel vaccines are available on the NHS.  These include: diphtheria, polio, and tetanus; typhoid; hepatitis A; cholera.  If you require any other travel vaccinations these will need to be obtained from a private clinic.

Childhood immunistaion clinics
These are held on a Tuesday afternoon and are given by the Practice Nurses.

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