Blood Tests - When requested by a Doctor, please book an appointment with one of our trained Phlebotomists. Samples are taken in the morning only. The GP will generate a blood form for you which will be printed out by the phlebotomists in your appointment.
Child Health Surveillance/Baby Checks - Child Health Surveillance (baby checking) is carried out by appointment with the Doctors.
Childhood Immunisations - Book an appointment with one of the nurses and please remember to bring your child's red book with you when you attend. This enables us to check your child's immunisation status to our Practice records.
Family Planning - A comprehensive contraception service is provided by all of the Doctors and Nurses.
Flu Vaccinations - Flu vaccinations are provided for eligible patients annually between September-December.
Health Promotion/Chronic Disease Monitoring - It is important for patients with diabetes, asthma and heart conditions to be seen regularly so their condition can be monitored. A reminder will be sent to you when your check is due, these are generally done in your birthday month. Please book an appointment with the appropriate nurse (see staff page for details of which condition each nurse is trained to undertake).
Minor Surgery - Following consultation and agreement with the doctor, minor operations can be performed at the practice. Dr Spraggett & Dr Behura undertake a monthly clinic.
Pregnancy - As soon as you find out that you are pregnant, please come into the surgery and complete a “Maternity Booking Form” We will pass your details to the midwife who will then contact you to make your "booking appointment" and make arrangements for your antenatal care. Antenatal clinics are no longer held here at the surgery.
Pneumonia Vaccinations - Pneumonia vaccinations are offered to everybody aged 65 or over, throughout the year.
Smear Tests - All of our Practice Nurses are skilled to carry out smear tests. Please inform reception that you require a smear.
Stop Smoking (Smoking Cessation) - Please book an appointment with a Health Care Assistant, who is fully trained to offer Smoking Cessation Advice. First appointments require 30 minutes, so please inform reception.
Travel Vaccinations - Please book an appointment with the Nurse at least 8 weeks before you travel.