Contraceptive care is provided by the practice nurse or doctor through the usual appointment system. Please advise reception staff at the time of booking if you require emergency contraceptive treatment.
If you are aged 75 years or over, you should be seen annually by the doctor, the practice nurse, district nurse or health visitor. This can be arranged at the surgery or, if that is not possible, a home visit will be arranged.
Please fill out a travel form at reception at least 12 weeks in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover. A charge will be made for certain vaccinations which are not covered by the NHS. A list of these charges is held at reception.
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing and rest homes. Please contact the reception staff in October for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit will be arranged to undertake this facility.
Our health care assistant (HCA) is available to take blood for tests. Please book your blood test via reception who will confirm the days available for your surgery. The HCA can also do other routine observations such as blood pressure checks, pill checks in addition to height and weight monitoring and health checks.
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