Clinics & Services
If you are invited to attend an appointment and the date and time is not suitable, please phone reception to cancel and re-arrange.
Child Health and Immunisations
We strongly recommend full immunisation and developmental checks for all pre-school children. These are carried out by the Health Visitor and doctors.
The Immunisation Clinic is held every Wednesday morning and is run by Una Allen the practice nurse. The baby clinic is also held on the 1st Wednesday morning of the month and is run by the health visitors. At yours baby’s first assessment you will be asked to sign a form authorising your consent for any immunisations to be given.
Maternity Care & Family Planning
All doctors provide antenatal and pre-pregnancy care during normal surgery hours. All doctors and the practice nurse provide family planning advice.
Dr Caldwell and Dr Armstrong provide a Coil & Implant Service. A consultation with Doctor is required first before your appointment can be scheduled.
The community midwives can be contacted at 028 2826 6104
Well Woman Clinic
Regular cervical smears are recommended and carried out by the practice nurse or by one of the doctors. You will be notified by post of the result. We recommend that you have your smear repeated every 3 years. Our reception stall will arrange an appointment.
Dr Brown and Dr Gardner provides minor surgery under local anaesthetic by appointment. A consultation with a Doctor is required first before your Surgery Appointment can be scheduled.
Please note that this service is by appointment only.
The Respiratory Clinic’s are run by the Practice Nurse and Practice Pharmacist and they are available to see patients on an appointment basis. We will endeavour to arrange appointments to suit you. We recommend that you attend every year for a review, even if you are feeling well.
The clinic is held regularly and is run by the doctors and practice nurse by appointment. Bloods are checked the previous week in preparation for the clinic. We also run a diabetic eye screening service once a year for our diabetic patients.
Cardiac Screening/Stroke Prevention & Lifestyle Advice
The practice nurse provides blood pressure checks, cholesterol checks and lifestyle advice. We recommend that all patients with a history of Heart Disease and Stroke are reviewed every year.
We provide patients with support and advice on stopping smoking. If you want to stop smoking we recommend that you attend regularly before receiving any form of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.
Blood Pressure Checks
We believe that all our patients over the age of 45 should have a yearly blood pressure check. For your convienence we have a Blood Pressure Monitor in Reception for this to be done. Some of our Clerical Team, Lee, Carly and Mandy who are fully trained in taking Blood Pressures reading and you can request them to check yours.