Our Services

Our job is to care for our patients on a day to day basis, but we also have a number of other
services that we offer to give a better service to our patients.

Home Visits
Home visits can be done on the elderly and house bound patient who have no way of
getting to the surgery.

NHS Health Checks
This is a general health check for adults aged between 40-74. This Health Check is to find
any early warning signs for stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes or
dementia. As people age they have a higher risk of developing these sort of conditions.

Extended Hours
Extended hour appointments are designed for people that work and or find it difficult to get
to the surgery during the normal working hours of 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Liquid Nitrogen (Wart Removal)
There is a clinic for this service once a month on a Tuesday afternoon from 4.00 p.m. to 6.00
p.m.

Wound Care
We have a practice nurse and also a very experienced Health Care Assistant who are trained
in most types of wound care dressings etc.

Minor Illness
We have an Advance Nurse Practitioner and also a Practice Nurse who can deal with Minor
Illness problems.

Blood Tests
Almost all types of blood testing can be carried out here in the surgery by our experienced
staff of two Health Care Assistants and also our Practice Nurse.

ECG
All of our clinical nursing staff can do ECG’s for our patients at the request of the GP’s or as
advised by the hospital.

24 hour BP monitoring
We can carry out 24 hour BP Monitoring for our patients that need this service.

Spirometry (Lung Function Test)
This service is carried out here in the surgery by our Health Care Assistant and Practice
Nurse.

Ear Wax Removal
This service is done by our Practice Nurse (Note: Olive Oil must be dropped in to the
everyday for two weeks before an appointment for Wax Removal)

Smears
Smears are done by the Practice Nurse and patients should receive a letter to inform them
that there smear is due. If patients are unsure of whether this is due or not please contact
the surgery and we can inform you when this should be done.

Gynaecology Clinic
Within this Clinic the following procedures are done:-
Ring Pessaries – fitting and removal
Contraception – Coil fitting and removal / Implant fitting and removal
Endometrial Biopsy