Clinics & Services
The practice is contracted to provide a wide of core services for people who are unwell including treatment, health promotion advice and referral, as appropriate, to other services.
The practice also supports patients with chronic diseases to stay as well and independent as possible.
Additional services include: cervical screening, contraceptive services, vaccinations and immunisations, child health surveillance, maternity and minor surgery services.
Seasonal flu happens every year usually in winter. It’s a highly infectious disease caused by a virus and spread easily from person to person.
Seasonal flu vaccine protects those people who are most at risk from catching or spreading flu. Protect yourself and others by having the seasonal flu vaccine as soon as possible.
People eligible for seasonal flu vaccine free of charge:
- people who 65 years or over
- all pregnant women
- main carers of older or disabled people
People who have:
- a chest problem or breathing difficulties such as asthma, bronchitis or emphysema
- a heart problem
- kidney disease or liver disease
- a neurological condition such as Parkinson’s or motor neurone disease
- a low immune system due to disease such as cystic fibrosis, Crohn’s disease or treatment such as cancer treatment
- had a stroke
- a problem with the spleen
GP clinics are held every morning and afternoon, except Thursday afternoon at Oakfields Health Centre. An additional clinic is held Wednesday evenings at Oakfields Health Centre for people who have difficulty getting to the practice during working hours.
Nurse-Led Clinics & Services
Clinics are held daily by the Nurse Practitioners to ensure speedy access to treatment if you have any of a number of minor ailments e.g. sore throat, ear ache, coughs, colds, flu, chest infections, sinusitis, hay fever, nose bleeds, water infections, aches or sprains
Chronic Disease Management
Specialist nurse clinics are also held daily to provide regular reviews with the nurse for patients with long term conditions such as chronic obstructive airways disease, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease.
- Weight management
- Adult vaccinations
- Flu vaccinations
- Travel immunisations
A full range of family planning, HRT and sexual health services are also available from the specialist nurse.
The practice works with the health visitor to provide child health development checks. All children under school age have regular reviews. You will receive a letter inviting you to attend one of the scheduled clinics for child development checks and immunisations.
A full range of services including family planning, smears, breast clinics are available, provided by either a doctor or nurse.
Health Information Area
Our practice health information area has a selection of information for you to take away to read at home. We also provide access to health information via the website, with links to information about healthy lifestyles, health problems, services and useful contacts.
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