Non NHS Examinations
Services such as private medical examinations, insurance claim forms, vaccination certificates, elderly driving, public service vehicle and HGV license examinations to list a few, are all outside of the NHS therefore a fee is payable.
Full details of services and the relevant charge are listed under the “Non NHS Services Tab” which can be located at the bottom of the services drop-down menu.
Done 8 weeks after delivery, postnatal checks take longer than antenatal appointments. Not only will the doctor give a check-up at this appointment but, will also offer an appointment for your baby’s immunisations.
Child Health Immunisations
Childhood vaccines are now given in rapid succession at two, three and four months to protect baby’s from Whooping Cough and Haemophilusm (HIB) infections. It is very important your child has these vaccines.
If you are concerned a child should not have their vaccine on a particular day then please bring them into the surgery so a doctor can assess whether or not the vaccination should take place.
There is a real danger of your baby being damaged if they develop Whooping Cough within their first year of life.
Run by practice nurses. For women aged between 25 & 65 every three years. If you are unsure of this then please bring it up to either the nurse or a doctor within the practice. You will receive a letter advising you when to book your appointment – please don’t book at any other times as the sample will get rejected by the lab.
If you choose to opt out of the cervical smears programme then we please ask that you make an appointment to see a nurse at the surgery and sign a disclaimer form which will be retained on your records.
Run by practice nurses. Available to to all patients between 15-24 years old.
If traveling abroad (especially outside of Europe) you made need extra vaccines. Please try to give us as much notice as possible when it comes to travel vaccinations.
Full family planning is available with a complete range of family planning advice from the most traditional to the newest and most up-to date methods.
If you have any questions or queries then please feel free to speak to your doctor or a nurse.
Remember, if you’re taking the pill then you’ll need to have an annual check-up with your doctor.
For women over 50.
Please see the doctor if you notice any lump in your breast. Most lumps are harmless and of little consequence, but it is important to exclude anything serious as early as possible.
Please telephone for these after 11am as this avoids the busiest time at the switchboard.
Please allow around a week between having your test and ringing us for the result to ensure that there has been sufficient time for the test to be carried out and the results to be sent back to us.