Family Planning and Emergency and Teenage contraception service
No appointment is necessary. If you need any emergency or teenage contraception advice then please come to the surgery in the morning or afternoon excluding Thursday. You can also call NHS 111
Several severe infectious illnesses can be prevented by immunisation and we recommend that immunisation schedules are followed and immunity kept up to date by boosters where necessary.
|Children||Please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/pages/childhood-vaccination-schedule.aspx|
|Every 10 years||Tetanus Booster
If you have never been immunised against Tetanus please arrange a primary course of injections with the nurse
|Influenza vaccine||Available yearly in the Autumn with the Nurse. We recommend this especially for those above 65 years of age and people with a chronic illness, especially heart and lung complaints and diabetes
|Hepatitis B and other vaccinations for special groups||Please ask the Nurse for details.|
Please make an appointment with the doctor to have minor surgery.
Services by the Practice Nurse
Our Practice Nurse has surgeries by appointment and is present at clinics. She is available for advice or special procedures. If you would like to be seen please book at reception or by telephone. Amongst other work she helps with:
- Travel vaccinations
- Cervical Smears
- New registration health checks
- Ear syringing
- Diabetes care
- Blood pressure checks
- Removal of stitches
- Over 75 year old health checks
- Contraceptive advice
- Advice about minor ailments and injuries
- Dietary advice
The District Nurses visit those who are housebound for nursing procedures. Usually this means the elderly, chronically sick or those who have recently had operations. They can advise you about incontinence or other home nursing aids. Please ask a receptionist or doctor to discuss or arrange home nursing care.