Practice Nursing Services
Cervical Screening: All women between 25-65 years are included in the recall system when they register and are invited to attend for a smear at least every 3 years.
Child Immunisation Clinic: Every Wednesday afternoon, from 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm. This clinic is run by the Practice Nurses and offers all the necessary childhood vaccinations as recommended by the Department of Health National Guidelines.
Health visitors now hold a session at Badocks Wood Children’s Centre, Doncaster road on Wednesdays 9.30 am – 11 am where they offer baby weighing and advice.
Diabetes Clinic: patients with diabetes are reviewed at twice yearly and are offered advice on their lifestyle, diet and treatment. Have a look at the British Diabetes Association website. Dr Collenette leads this service.
Personal and Sexual Health: GPs and nurses provide a full range of contraception and sexual health care including the contraceptive pill and injection, emergency contraception, coil fitting, coil checks and long-acting contraceptive implants. We also offer a full range of tests for sexually transmitted infections.
Teen Health Checks. Young people (13-17 years old) are invited to book a Teen Health Check appointment with the Nurse. In addition to being offered a Tetanus/ Polio/ diphtheria Booster vaccination, young people can discuss their own health concerns, including confidential issues, with a nurse in private.
Health Care Assistants (HCAs): our trained HCAs take blood, measure blood pressure, test urine samples, undertake simple dressings, and measure weight and height. In addition our HCA’s may soon be able to give certain injections.
Healthy Exercise: The GPs are able to refer patients to a Fitness Instructor to increase physical activity and promote weight loss. Do you know your Body Mass Index (BMI)?
Respiratory Clinic (including asthma): patients with asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease (COPD) are reviewed annually and are offered advice on their lifestyle and treatment.
Stop Smoking Advice: We offer advice and support on how to give up smoking, offer follow up appointments and can prescribe Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) or medications as appropriate. Did you know that you are 3 more times likely to give up with support? Visit the Giving Up Smoking website.
Treatment Room Services: including ECGs, dressings, removal of sutures, vaccinations and other injections, ear syringing among other things.
Weight Management: we are able to offer individualised support if you would like to lose weight either with a practice nurse or our Health Trainer. We can also refer you ‘free of charge’ to Weight watchers or Slimming World.
Vascular Disease Clinic: An annual appointment is offered where lifestyle advice is given, drug therapy monitored and blood tests reviewed. Learn about a healthy heart at the British Heart Foundation website.
Lines open Monday-Friday: 8.30am-6.30pm
The surgery is open 8.00am – 7pm from Monday-Thursday and 8.00am – 6.30pm Friday.
If you need medical advice outside our opening hours please ring NHS 111