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TRAVEL IMMUNISATIONS & OTHER INJECTIONS
Women will be offered a cervical (cervix-neck of the womb) smear every three years routinely between 25â€“49 years of age, and five yearly between the ages of 50-64. Our nurses have received special training for this purpose. If you have not had a smear in the last three/five years make an appointment with the nurse.
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We encourage all childhood immunisations to be done in the surgery. Reminders will be sent to you from the Child Health Department â€“ please phone to make arrangements to see the nurse.
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If you are new to UK and unsure about your child’s immunisation status , we will treat the child as unimmunised . Please click here to find out what immunisations we may offer in such cases.
All patients with diabetes, coronary heart disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hypertension are encouraged to see our practice nurse for their review appointments, monitoring and supervision of treatment.
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Your doctor provides contraceptive advice as appropriate within his normal appointments.
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Patients are offered a New Patient Health Check on joining the practice and thereafter Well Man and Well Woman checks â€“ 3 yearly if requested.
Your doctor has antenatal care included in their surgery schedule and shares antenatal care with the midwife. The practice midwife holds clinics in the local children’s centre
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The doctor offers a number of small procedures that can be carried out at the surgery such as joint injections and cryotherapy for warts and verrucas.
We can provide a range of non-NHS services for which we charge the standard fee recommended by the British Medical Association. These services include examinations for employers, solicitors, insurance companies, PSV, HGV and elderly driving licenses. Please note a charge is usually made for completing holiday cancellation forms and insurance certificates. Enquire with your GP for further details.
A regular smokerâ€™s chance of getting lung cancer is 40 times that of a non-smoker. The chance of dying from coronary heart disease is more than doubled in smokers and tripled in heavy smokers. The risk goes up eight fold in smokers with other risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Ask for advice about giving up smoking from nurse or doctor
The practice is not a Yellow Fever vaccination centre but offers a full range of injections and advice for travel. Please allow six weeks before travelling when contacting the surgery as some injections consist of courses of three individual jabs.
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Flu and pneumonia vaccinations
At the beginning of the month of October, each year, we have a campaign of influenza vaccination aimed primarily at those aged 65 and over,all children between 2-4 , diabetics, asthmatics and the chronically ill.Click here fore more details.
Eligible adults can receive pneumonia vaccines throughout the year.Click here for more details.