Clinics & Services
It is recommended that all women between the ages of 25 and 65 should have regular cervical smears. You will be informed by letter when you are due for this simple test which will be carried out by a practice nurse.
Child Health Surveillance to monitor your child’s health and development. Checks are carried out at aged 6 weeks and 8 months.
Vaccinations are administered by the Practice Nurses. Please make appointments for these.
Doctors and nurses are available for contraceptive advice.
Certain minor surgical procedures are carried out by the doctors.
We recommend that children should be immunised against Polio, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Mumps, Measles, Rubella and some strains of Meningitis. The Child and Family Community nurses or doctor will be pleased to discuss any queries that you may have.
Immunisation is the safest and most effective way of protecting your child against serious disease. Having your child immunised and keeping the immunisations up to date will protect them from potentially life threatening illnesses such as septicaemia and meningitis.
Visit the NHS Immunisation website for more information.
Adults should ensure that they are protected against Tetanus. Flu vaccinations are available each autumn for over 65’s and those at risk.
See the above tab for more details.
Our surgery runs flu clinics during the flu season starting early October. The dates and times of these will be advertised closer to the time.
Our surgery encourages all patients who are over 65, or whose medical condition puts them at particular risk from flu, to have the vaccine. Please check with the surgery if you are unsure if this applies to you.
Other groups who are encouraged to have the flu vaccine are pregnant women, carers and asthma sufferers.
The vaccine can be given quickly and easily and getting vaccinated is the best way to protect you from a potentially fatal disease.