Clinics & Services
We provide a full range of antenatal and postnatal care. Clinics are run by the Community Midwife C. Dodd and held on a Tuesday & Thursday - please contact reception to make an appointment.
Child Health Surveillance Clinics
Dr I Blagan will perform routine developmental assessments on all of the children at the age of 8 weeks in the practice. First immunisations are also given same day by the nurse.
Asthma and COPD clinics are run by our trained nurses.You can make your own appointment with the nurse or your doctor may refer you. Advice is given about inhaler technique and home monitoring of asthma using peak flow meters and chart readings. Medication is adjusted where appropriate. Our aim is to get you actively involved in the management of your disease through greater understanding of Asthma, or COPD, to enable you to lead a healthier life.
Coronary Heart Disease Clinic
CHD clinics are run by our trained nurses. You can make your own appointment or your doctor may refer you. Advice is given about lifestyle and diet. Medication is adjusted where appropriate. Our aim is to get you actively involved in the management of your disease through greater understanding of heart disease to enable you to lead a healthier life.
These clinics take place on various days at each surgery. It is for the monitoring of patients with diabetes, to check control and prevent the complications of diabetes. The better you understand your diabetes the more complications are minimised and quality of life maximised. All our diabetics have annual checks by our chiropodist and an annual eye examination. Ask at reception for details. We also have a specialist diabetic nurse come from Walsall on the 1st Monday of every month.
High blood pressure for a long period increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. This risk can be reduced by controlling blood pressure - we have a programme of assessment including blood tests, urine tests and ECGs. There are several clinics a week for checking of blood pressure. Speak to reception to arrange an appointment.
Cervical Smear Clinic
All women between the ages of 25 and 64 years are advised to have a cervical smear every three to five years, regardless of their sexual history. These smear tests detect any early changes that might lead to cancer later on.The routine appointments are offered throughout the week with the practice nurse.
NHS Health check
All men and women above 40 years of age are entitled for a 5 yearly general health check. Routine appointments are offered throughout the week with the Health Care Assistant
Medication Review Clinics
Comprehensive reviews are available with our practice pharmacist. If you’re fed up of taking so many tablets, can't remember why you take them, can't remember how many to take or have any other questions please contact the practice in the normal way and make an appointment.
Minor Surgery Clinic
This service is available to patients after being referred by their doctor. Many of these are performed using a local anaesthetic Procedures available:
- Joint injections
- Removal of lumps and bumps (cautery or excision)
- Freezing treatment for warts and Verruca's
A full range of contraceptive services is available by making an appointment with one of our qualified family planning nurses. We also provide the service for implants and coil fitting in the surgery by highly trained doctor. Please contact reception for an appointment.
Minor surgery is also undertaken at the surgery including the removal of skin lesions and other benign lumps, injecting joints. Many of these are performed using a local anaesthetic.