Practice Nursing Services
Our nurses are able to offer the following services: Immunisations, Ear Syringing, Cervical Smears, Blood Pressure Checks, Dressings, Smoking Cessation Advice, Coronary Heart Monitoring, Diabetes Monitoring, Asthma Monitoring, Family Planning & Contraceptive Advice. Travel Advice. Asthma/Spirometry, Health Checks.
Please make an appointment at reception.
It is recommended that all women between the ages of 25 and 65 have regular smear tests. Our nurses usually carry out these and your name will automatically be put on our recall register, for regular smears.
Child Health surveillance
This service is provided for the under 5 s
We strongly recommend that all children have the available routine immunisations, and it is our policy to encourage this. Please call to make a convenient appointment
Tetanus, all adult patients should be immunised. The course is 3 injections, and a booster every 10 years.
FLU vaccine is available every winter and is recommended for patients that are at high risk e.g. elderly patients, those suffering from heart disease, asthma, and diabetes, immunosuppression and for those who are carers. (Please ask at reception)
PNEUMONIA vaccination is recommended if you are over 65.
If you are over 75 and have not been seen within the last year, or between 16 and 75 and have not been seen in the last 3 years, you may request a consultation with either a doctor or nurse.