Clinics

The surgery offers the following clinics to provide support and follow-up in addition to normal appointments. Most clinics are appointment-only and have to be arranged at the reception desk or by phone.

Appointment only Clinics

Name of Clinic Date & Time Staff Member Appointment Needed
Asthma Clinic Various days Nurse  Yes
Baby Clinic Every Tuesday afternoon between 12.30 – 2.30pm Doctor practice nurse and Health Visitor Yes
Cervical Cytology (smears) Various days between 1pm and 2:30pm Nurse Yes
COPD Clinic Every Monday and Tuesday from 1:30pm Health Care Assistant and practice nurse Yes
Diabetic Clinic Every Wednesday 9:00am – 12:30pm and Nurse Mandy Rees/HCA Yes
Flu & Pneumonia Vaccinations Flu starts in October 2018 Nurse No
High Blood Pressure Clinic Every afternoon Health Care Assistant Yes
INR Clinic Tuesday mornings Nurse Yes
Travel Clinic Various days from 11:30amHoliday advice/injections Yes
Minor Surgery Monthly on a thursday, appointments made by Dr Walters Dr Walters Yes
Family Planning Clinic  Wednesday evening  Nurse  Yes
Minor treatments Every day (includes dressings, suture removal, etc.) Nurse Yes

There is also a free scheme called The Common Ailment Scheme run by the Pharmacist in participating chemist.

Your pharmacy may be able to help with:

  • mild skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, impetigo, athlete’s foot
  • coughs and colds, including blocked nose (nasal congestion), and sore throats
  • bruises, sunburn, and minor burns and scalds
  • constipation and piles (haemorrhoids)
  • hay fever, dry eyes and allergies (including rashes, bites and stings)
  • aches and pains, including earache, headache, migraine, back pain and toothache
  • vomiting, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhoea and threadworms
  • period pain, thrush and cystitis
  • head lice (nits)
  • conjunctivitis, cold sores and mouth ulcers
  • warts and verrucas
  • nappy rash and teething

Visiting your pharmacy about common health problems frees up time for GPs and A&E departments, which are already stretched, especially during the winter months.

  • Chronic Disease Management Clinics – Patients will be seen on various days by the Healthcare Assistant and Practice Nurses. CDM will include patients with Diabetes, Heart problems, Asthma, Hypertension