Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a range of clinics and services:
Heart Disease Prevention Clinic
People with high blood pressure or a strong family history of heart disease are given comprehensive check-ups. Blood cholesterol check-ups are also arranged.
Respiratory (Asthma & COPD) Clinic
We encourage all our asthma and COPD patients to understand their disease and their treatment. They are also taught how to monitor their well-being at home by the use of the "peak flow meter" (a simple device to record breathing). Spirometry is also performed regularly to check patients' lung function. Please see the receptionist to make an appointment with the asthma nurse or the doctor.
To prevent complications due to diabetes, patients need regular check-ups and advice from experienced nurses/ doctors. At this clinic all your queries are answered and all necessary check-ups are done to prevent long-term complications. Please see the receptionist to make an appointment with the nurse or your doctor
Full antenatal care and post-natal care including home visits by doctors is available. Please make an early appointment for your pregnancy needs and inform the surgery immediately upon returning home after confinement.
A comprehensive contraception service is available within normal surgery times. Coil insertion, pill injections, diaphragms, oral contraceptives and emergency contraception (morning after pill) are available from the doctor. Please ring for an appointment.
Weight Reduction Clinic
We encourage prevention of disease by healthy eating habits. Simple modification to your diet and lifestyle can give years of disease free life. Please see the receptionist to make an appointment with the nurse.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
We encourage patients to give up smoking and offer full support and advice during a six week planned programme. Please see the nurse for details.
Patients Aged 75 Years and Over
If you are 75 or over you should be seen annually by a member of the practice. This can be done at the surgery if you are well enough to attend. If you are housebound, a home visit will be arranged. Dedicated clinics for the elderly are run weekly by consultant geriatrician, Dr Garewal. Please see the receptionist to make an appointment with the nurse or your doctor.
We offer full range of travel immunisations and encourage proper immunisation cover before overseas travel. Please contact reception for details.
Well Woman Clinic
Well woman clinics are run by Dr K Alauddin and nurse Sue Passingham and a thorough medical check-up is offered . Breast self-examination techniques are demonstrated and any queries regarding womens health matters are answered. Effective screening can prevent cancer of the cervix and we recommend smear tests every three years. These are usually done at the Well Woman Clinic hpwever they could be carried out at other times by prior arrangement.
As well as the above clinics the following services are also available here:-
Alcohol Service - referral by your Doctor/Nurse
Citizens Advice Bureau - alternate Mondays
Physiotherapy - referral by our Doctor