Well Baby Clinic
Dr C Mercer
Wednesday 2.00 - 3.30pm
This clinic provides vaccinations and developmental assessment.
A Helath Visitor is available on Thursday afternoons from 2.00 - 4.00pm on the ground floor of The Arches Centre. For more information please phone The Health Visitors Department on 02895 042302
Dr C Mercer, a Midwife and Mrs Jackie Fox (Health Visitor)
Every Thursday from 2.00 - 3.00pm
Patients can also be seen by the doctors during normal surgery hours.
Cervical Smear Clinic
Practice Nurse, Sister Nicola Russell or the doctor of your choice
At any time (by appointment).
Practice Nurse Clinics
Practice Nurse, Sister Nicola Russell
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by appointment only
Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Vaccination (flu) , Diet Management, Patient Health Checks, Diabetes, Heart Disease Management, Warfarin Monitoring, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Stroke, Asthma and Hypothyroidism.
Services Available Under The Contract
Chronic Disease Management
The practice offers regular review appointments for patients with medical conditions such as Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke, Hypertension, COPD, Asthma and Epilepsy.
The practice specifically reviews patients who are on WARFARIN and other medication requiring close monitoring, eg SALAZOPYRIN or METHOTREXATE.
A limited range of minor surgical procedures is performed during normal surgery hours, principally by Dr Scott.
Family planning and advice is available during normal surgery hours. The practice does not fit implants/coils but this can be arranged.
We recommend that women between 25-64 years have a cervical smear at least every five years. This can be done by appointment with either the doctor of your choice or the Practice Nurse.
An influenza vaccination is particularly helpful for patients over 65, carers and those with asthma, diabetes, heart, lung, liver or kidney disease and residents of nursing and rest homes. Please contact the reception staff in September for details of the vaccination dates.
The doctors are happy to carry out medical examinations eg insurance and driving licence. Please telephone the surgery for an appointment. Please ask at reception for the charges for these services.