Clinics & Services

Antenatal Clinic

Tuesdays from 1.00 – 4.00pm by appointment only. Please see your doctor as soon as you know you are pregnant to register for antenatal care. For healthier babies don’t smoke or drink!

Baby Immunisation Clinic

Every Monday from 8.50am – 10.50am. You will be advised by the Health Authority when your child’s immunisations are due, immunisations at the clinic are from birth to school age. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment.  Your doctor will need to carry out development checks at 8 weeks, please make sure you have had your baby checked before they are immunised.

Screening Programmes

The practice nurses can give advice on womens’ health problems, cervical smears, or for advice before becoming pregnant.  We recommend cervical smears every 3 years – 5 years according to National Guidelines. Breast screening by mammography is available every 3 years for women aged 50-64 years, you will be contacted automatically by the Breast screening service.

There is a nationwide Bowel Cancer Screening Programme which offers screening every two years to men and women aged 60-69 (this is in the process of being extended to people aged up to 74 years).

There is a programme for screening men aged 65 for Aortic Aneurysm.

For all screening you will be invited by the administration office for the relevant screening programme who will also then send you your result.

Family Planning

Please make an appointment for any surgery or well-woman clinic. Remember to check your Rubella (German Measles) immunity before becoming pregnant, please see one of the Practice nurses if you need advice.

Travel Clinic

The Practice Nurses will advise on all aspects of travel health.  Please aim to see the Nurse 6-8 weeks before your initial departure.

Injection Clinic

The Injection Clinic for Minor Injuries is held on the last Friday of each month and is performed by Dr Jackson, from 2.00pm. Please discuss this with your Doctor who will arrange for you to be given an appointment.

Cryotherapy Clinic

The Cryotherapy Clinic is held at the Surgery on the last Wednesday of each month and is performed either by Dr Tredget or Dr Kirkbride-Jamu from 2.00pm. Please discuss this with your Doctor who will then arrange for you to be given an appointment.

Diabetes and Asthma Clinics

These are led by our nursing team and offer advice for the care of long term conditions, annual reviews and general health check-ups.

Smoking Cessation

If you wish to give up smoking, please discuss this with your Doctor. We offer dedicated smoking cessation sessions with our Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants.

Health Promotion Checks (HPCs)

We believe in health promotion and disease prevention. We carry out basic health promotion checks in which we enquire about your smoking and drinking habits and the amount of exercise you take. We check your weight, height and blood pressure and analyse a sample of your urine. Cholesterol checks are available. Advice can be given on changing your lifestyle.

Patient Health Checks

The doctors and nurse will make opportunistic enquiries about your lifestyle when you attend for other problems, but if you do want a health check at any time please make an appointment. We recommend that you have one at least every 5 years.