Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a comprehensive range of clinics and healthcare services:
Chronic Disease Clinics
These clinics are run daily. All our patients suffering from the conditions below are called in on a regular interval for monitoring and review.
- Diabetes - we strive to provide the very best care for all of our diabetic patients. We can initiate insulin at the surgery for suitable patients. The practice enjoys excellent collaboration with our community based Consultant Diabetologist and his team in Washwood Heath.
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Heart disease
- COPD (chronic bronchitis and emphysema)
Well baby clinic
The Health Visitor runs a Well Baby Clinic every Tuesday morning from 10:30 to 12:00. This is also a drop in service for pre-school children.
Family Planning & Sexual Health
Our doctors and nurse offer comprehensive contraceptive advice and can also issue emergency contraception. We also offer screening for sexually transmitted infections.
For more information on local clinics for contraceptive choices such as the implant or the coil, or advice on Sexually Transmitted Infections please visit the link Umbrella Health
. You can order self testing kits for STIs from here.
Midwife Antenatal Clinic
Our midwife holds clinics at the surgery on Fridays. The GPs also offer antenatal care during normal surgery hours every day.
Cervical Cancer Screening
Female patients between the ages of 25 and 64 are advised to have regular smear tests. We operate a call and recall system to remind you.
Currently the GPs perform certain intra-articular joint injections for suitable patients at the surgery. You will first need to be assessed by a GP and then a further appointment is offered. For other minor surgical procedures the GP will assess and decide on appropriate referral.
We actively encourage smokers to give up the habit and provide smoking cessation support, nicotine replacement and/or medication. Please book to see one of our Health Care Assistants for this.
The practice has been carrying out the health screening of all our patients above the age of 15 since 2003, irrespective of any health problems or lack of. If you have not yet had your health check-up, please make an appointment with the nurse or Healthcare assitant. General health/lifestyle checks and advice are provided and we can further refer you to our in-house health trainer.
Our healthcare assistants and nurse carry out phlebotomy (performing blood tests) throughout the week.