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Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use www.patientaccess.com you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

Clinics & Services

nurseThere is a good range of equipment available including an ECG machine, audiometry, foetal and blood flow dopplers and nebulisers. We have close links with consultants and other specialists in a wide variety of fields both NHS and privately, and rapid referrals can be made when appropriate. There are also good ancillary resources for blood tests, physiotherapy, tympanometry and pulmonary function tests, chiropody, Ultrasound, MRI and X-rays etc.

The Shrubberies Psychotherapy and Counselling Unit

This consists of professional qualified therapists with varying areas of interest. We recognise that there are times when anyone can be overwhelmed with problems resulting in depression, stress reactions, anxiety, panic attacks and other symptoms. They offer a wide range of counselling and psychotherapy services. 

In-house Osteopathy

Neil Rowe, BSc Hons Ost, diagnoses and treats structural and mechanical problems of the body. This is a non-NHS service. For more information or to book an appointment please contact him on 07956 463838.

Family Planning

The doctors hold family planning certificates and will provide a full contraceptive service. This is provided during normal surgeries for maximum patient convenience and to preserve anonymity. If necessary, contraceptive coils are fitted by appointment at suitable times. Please advise the receptionist when booking an appointment as a longer time may be required. 

Maternity Services

A full maternity service is available, backed by good consultant support when required. Most ante-natal care can be provided at the surgery. 

Immunisations

A full programme of preventative immunisations is provided for all babies and young children. In addition a full, service of immunisations is available to those travelling on business or on holiday, most of these are free. Please seek holiday immunisation advice early, preferably 8 weeks before travelling. Up-to-date advice about requirements is always available. Routine updating cover against tetanus and polio is available and, for those at risk, protection against hepatitis and rabies.

Ultrasound Scanning

Referrals can be made through the NHS or privately. 

Screening

A fully comprehensive cervical cancer smear test service is available, together with breast screening, bowel screening and abdominal aortic aneurysm screening if eligible. Blood pressure monitoring, urine tests, blood sugars and lipid monitoring are available as required. Advice about diet and weight control is also available. 

Post Operative Wound Care

This surgery provides a post-operative wound care service for registered and temporarily registered patients who need to have sutures removed and general wound care following a hospital day case or inpatient procedure. Please book an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

 
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