Antenatal & Postnatal Clinic
This is organised by Dr. Ranmuthu on Thursday morning (by appointment only)
This is organised by Dr. Ranmuthu on Tuesday morning (by appointment only) for routine six to eight week checks. The clinics also provide an opportunity for parents to discuss general health or developmental concerns. We ask you not to bring unwell children to this clinic but to book a regular appointment. Please remember to book baby's immunisation which is organised by our Practice nurses.
This is run by the Practice Nurses, babies and children should have Immunisations at 8 weeks. 12 weeks, sixteen weeks and 12 months - 13 months. Our nurse will be happy to discuss this with you (by appointment).
Cervical Smear Tests
The practice offers a cervical smear screening service and all women between the ages of 25 and 64 will automatically be invited every three to five years to attend. The smear test is undertaken by our Practice Nurses. (by Appointment only) All eligible new patients will be offered an appointment for a smear test when they attend for the New Patient Check. The test results are usually available after about six weeks. Please ensure you attend for this important but simple test.
Chronic Disease Clinic
All long term illnesses monitored by the Practice Nurse (by appointment only). Spirometry clinics are held every Friday morning (by referral only).
Our Practice nurses can provide advice on oral contraception. The Emergency contraception (morning after pill) can only be prescribed by a Doctor (by appointment only) On weekends the emergency morning after pill is available from Pharmacies.
We recommend that all adults should have a Tetanus booster every 10 years.
This is run by our Practice nurses (by appointment only) we are a registered Yellow Fever centre. Please note some injections are chargeable.
Flu vaccinations are now available from Wednesday 17th September 2014 - these are provided free of charge to those who fall into one of the categories below, please call the surgery to book an appointment. People at risk include:
- anyone over the age of 65
- pregnant women
- children and adults with an underlying health condition (particularly long-term heart or respiratory disease)
- children and adults with weakened immune systems
- people who are the main Carer of an older or disabled person
Please note that only eligible patients are entitled to receive the flu jab. If you are not eligible please contact your local pharmacy who may be able to give you the flu vaccine for a small fee.