Clinics & Services
The practice provides management of care to all our patients who are ill or believe themselves to be ill, with conditions from which recovery is generally expected, for the duration of that condition, including relevant health promotion advice and referral as appropriate, reflecting patient choice wherever practicable. General management of patients who are terminally ill.
The practice also provides management of care to those patients who suffer from a chronic disease, in consultation with the patient. This will also include the care and management of stroke or transient ischaemic attack, cancer care, hypothyroidism, mental health and epilepsy.
Full contraceptive services are available which include emergency contraception, giving advice about emergency contraception and where appropriate, the supplying or prescribing of emergency contraception.
Both doctors are qualified to perform minor surgical procedures in a fully equipped room.
Specialised Clinical Services
The practice believes that prevention is better than cure and is pleased to offer a wide range of health promotion clinics tailored to meet our patient’s needs.
Review and monitoring is offered to those patients who suffer from asthma. The clinic supports patients in the management of their condition.
Baby Vaccination and Immunisation
These clinics provide valuable inoculation against disease to babies and children under the age of five.
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Clinic
Provides support to patients who suffer respiratory problems such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The clinic provides patients with regular review of their condition, measurement of respiratory flow, smoking advice and an assessment of treatment.
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) & Thyroid Monitoring
Review and monitoring, support given where required.
Review and monitoring is offered for those patients who suffer from diabetes, both Insulin and non-insulin dependant. The clinic supports patients in the management of their condition together with advice on lifestyle, diet, weight and glucose testing.
Review and monitoring on an annual basis with the doctor.
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations
Flu vaccination is recommended for patients aged 65 and over or those who suffer with a chronic disease including diabetes, heart, kidney or liver problems, are immuno-suppressed, have sickle cell disease or absent spleen. Clinics run from October onwards.
Pneumonia vaccination is recommended for patients aged 80 years and over or those with a chronic disease. The vaccine can be given at any time of year and is effective for at least six years.
Hypertension and CHD (Coronary Heart Disease) Clinics
Provides support to those patients who suffer with high blood pressure and heart problems. These clinics provide support to patients in the management of their condition, regular monitoring and testing, advice, diet and healthy lifestyle.
Leg Ulcer Clinic
This service has now been taken over by Livewell Southwest. Our practice nurses will refer you where appropriate.
The practice offers an in-house smoke stop clinic where support is given on a one to one basis. We can also refer patients to locally provided smoke stop group sessions and support.