NURSE-LED EMERGENCY CLINIC
This is run each morning by Sister Hodson. She is able to see adults and children over one year old with an array of medical problems ranging from the common cold to chest infections, sore throats and ear ache. She can also see patients for advice on general health as well as regarding some women’s health issues.
This is run by the Doctors and Community Midwives. The booking clinic is held on Thursday afternoons and follow-ups on Monday afternoons and Friday mornings.
The post-natal check is done by appointment with your Doctor.
FLU VACCINATION CLINIC
These are held from September to November every year. All patients over 65 years of age are entitled to a flu vaccine, as well as those patients with certain medical conditions such as heart disease and asthma. If you are entitled to a flu vaccine you should receive a letter from the Practice inviting you to attend for an appointment.
All the doctors are authorised to carry out minor surgical procedures at the Health Centre. These include the removal of lumps and bumps, joint injections, cryotherapy (freezing) for wart removal and insertion of HRT implants. Please ask your doctor for details.
This is held on Monday's from 2.00pm onwards by appointment. The clinics are run by Dr McDermott and Dr Sandhu in conjunction with our Practice Nurse.
These are held by our Practice Nurse by appointment. Appointments can also be arranged with our Practice Nurses at other times during normal surgery hours.
CHILD HEALTH SURVEILLANCE
This clinic is held every Thursday morning to monitor developmental progress of all pre-school children. It is run by Dr Barendt, Dr Bell and the Health Visitors jointly. Appointments are sent out by Cheshire Health Agency.
CHILD IMMUNISATION CLINICS
These are held every Thursday morning.
The immunisations are done by the Health Visitors. Appointments are sent out by Cheshire Health Agency but you may bring your child to any immunisation clinic if they are falling behind schedules or to surgery by appointment.
We would like to stress the importance of having your child immunised.
ADULT OR TRAVEL IMMUNISATION
If you intend to go abroad on holiday or business you may need the protection of travel immunisations and malaria tablets. Please see the Practice Nurse by appointment, two months before departure if possible.
OVER 75's CHECK-UP
Those patients aged over 75 who have not seen a doctor or nurse for more than twelve months are entitled to a check-up performed by a trained health care professional. Please ask at Reception to arrange an appointment.
Prevention is better than cure. Screening is the way of detecting the earliest signs of an illness before it can damage your health.
If you want a check-up then please make an appointment for a Well Person Check where our Nurses can advise you on diet, alcohol, smoking, heart disease, prevention, cervical smears and HRT.
A full range of services is provided by the doctors including the fitting of diaphragms and emergency contraception.
NEW PATIENT MEDICAL
When you joint the Practice please complete the new patient questionnaire and book for a medical check-up with our Practice Nurse.