Our Services to PatientsOur Services to Patients

As defined by the Section 17c Contract, we offer core medical services, additional services (maternity care, child health surveillance, vaccinations, smears) and enhanced services (minor surgery, anticoagulant monitoring, near patient testing, IUCD and Implanon insertion, and substance misuse). We can also offer ultrasound scanning, sigmoidoscopy, and cardiac assessment.

Chronic Disease Management

Travel Advice & Vaccinations

Our Practice is a registered yellow fever centre. A charge will be made for this and other holiday vaccines not covered by the NHS. Please allow at least eight weeks before travelling to contact the Practice Nurse regarding your vaccinations. Before making your appointment, please complete a travel immunisation form, which is available at reception or by downloading the form from our website.

Medical Certificates

A self-certificate is required for absence of less than seven days duration. Your employer will be able to provide this certificate. If you are off work for seven or more days, you will need to contact your Doctor to get the appropriate certificate.

Non-NHS Examinations

Medical examinations and certificates for special purposes (e.g. pre-employment, HGV, elderly drivers, fitness to undertake sport or travel, insurance examinations) are performed at special times. Please inform the Receptionist when making an appointment. A fee will be payable. A list of fees are displayed in reception.

Health Visitors
Parenting Programmes, "New Beginnings" - a health programme for new parents, Primary and Pre-School Immunisations
Midwifery
Parentcraft, Breast Feeding, Antenatal and Postnatal Care
Primary Care Mental Health
A Primary Care Mental Health Worker service is available to patients aged 16 years and over who have anxiety or mild depression, and their Doctor feels they would benefit from discussion sessions. The initial appointment is for one hour, followed by up to eight sessions of half an hour duration. Doctors can refer patients to the service.