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How to make an appointment

TELEPHONE APPOINTMENT WITH A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL

All appointments are currently done by telephone firstly, and then a subsequent visit to the surgery will be arranged if it is necesary. Some routine enquires may be done via eConsult.

NURSE APPOINTMENTS

Our nurses offer the following services:

  • Wound Care
  • Dressings
  • Leg ulcer care
  • Ear syringing - currently suspended nationally due to COVID-19
  • Contraceptive advice including emergency contraception
  • Cervical smears
  • Post-natal checks
  • Ring pessary changes
  • Smoking cessation advice and support
  • Travel advice and immunisation
  • Routine immunisation
  • Injections: Vitamin B12, Zoladex

They run our chronic disease clinics:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart & blood pressure (hypertension, chronic heart disease & stroke)
  • Asthma and COPD
  • Health checks for patients with mental illness

All of these appointments can be booked via reception. Some can be booked on-line.

Please tell the Receptionist why you need to see the nurse, so she can ensure you are booked with the appropriate professional and for the right length of time.

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT APPOINTMENTS

Our Health Care Assistants (HCAs) offer the following:

  • BP checks
  • ECGs (at the request of the GP)
  • Ambulatory BP and ECG (at the request of the GP)
  • Urinalysis for suspected urinary tract infections
  • New patient checks
  • NHS Health Checks
  • And help run the chronic disease clinics