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Routine Health Checks

If you are a registered patient aged 16-74 years and have not been seen for three years, you may request an appointment for a routine Health Check.
If you are a registered patient aged 75 years or over and have not been seen in the previous 12 months you may request an appointment, or, if because of a medical condition you are unable to attend, a home visit may be arranged.

Healthy Living

Many medical conditions, even serious ones, can be prevented altogether or improved by choosing a healthy lifestyle. The doctors and nurses will always be ready to help and encourage you on health promotion issues. Together we offer a wide range of health care services in the practice.

By appointment with the doctor or ANP:

  • General medical services
  • Minor operations
  • Removal of skin lesions
  • Non NHS examinations
  • Child Health Surveillance
  • Contraceptive and family planning services - Coil fitting and removal
  • Joint and soft tissue injections for rheumatic complaints

By appointment with the nurse:

  • Well person check
  • Travel Immunisation and advice
  • General health advice
  • Tetanus
  • Flu and other adult injections
  • Repeat treatment checks
  • New patient checks
  • Lifestyle checks
  • Asthma care
  • Diabetes care
  • Blood pressure readings
  • ECG recordings
  • Spirometry tests
  • Smear tests
  • Chronic disease management including Diabetes, Asthma, COPD. CKD, Hypertension, Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Warfarin and anticoagulation monitoring
  • High Risk Drug Monitoring
  • Ear Syringing
  • Contraceptive Advice
  • Pill Checks
  • Depoprovera Injections

By appointment with the chiropodist:

This service is by referral through the doctor. A diabetic foot screening service is also provided

By appointment with the councillior:

This service is by referral through the doctor.

By appointment with the district nurse:

You can arrange to be seen by our district nurses by contacting them directly on 01978 754 053. You do not need to be referred by a doctor

By appointment with the health visitor:

The practice operates a Child Health and Development Service in conjunction with the health visitors. The health visitors also operate the child health clinic and the childrens immunisations. You can contact them on 01978 752 776.

By appointment with the midwife:

Ask for the Lawson Tate Ward - 01978 291100

The Midwife provides weekly clinics for antenatal care. She can provide leaflets on health advice for pregnant women.

Telephone Consultations

Our doctors will conduct a consultation over there telephone if requested by a patients.  (when appropriate).  Please make this request when booking your appointment with reception.