Clinics & Services
In Addition To General Medical Services The Following Services Are Available:-
Monday 2.00 p.m. –3.30 p.m.
The antenatal clinic is held weekly, where the doctor and midwife are always in attendance.
Child Health Surveillance/well Baby Clinic
Tuesday 2.00 p.m.- 3.30 p.m.
The doctor provides child health surveillances services, where children under the age of five years of age are invited to attend the clinic for regular developmental assessment and to keep up to date with all their immunisations and vaccinations which are an essential part of their pre-school health care.
Cervical Smear Clinic
Tuesday 4.00 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Thursday 9.00-12
A smear test is a simple, painless procedure which takes only a few minutes. It is advised that all women under the age of 50 have a smear test three yearly, and five yearly thereafter. An appointment can be made for you to attend our smear clinic which is run by our trained nurses. If this is inconvenient, please ask the receptionist for an alternative appointment. Evening appointments are available at Longshoot Health Centre and Mesnes View Surgery, please ask the receptionist for an appointment.
LONG TERM CONDITION CLINICS AND GENERAL NURSING CLINICS
SUCH AS BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, ASTHMA, DIABETES, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, WEIGHT REDUCTION, COPD, AND SMOKING CESSATION ARE UNDERTAKEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY WITH THE PRACTICE NURSES. WE ALSO OFFER HEALTH CHECKS.
Services For The Elderly
All our patients aged 75 and over are offered an annual check up by our practice nurse to review their health and ensure they are receiving all necessary services available.
For The Disabled
All consulting and treatment rooms are on ground level and corridors and doors are wide enough for wheelchairs. Please ask the receptionist for extra assistance if required. Patients who have hearing problems can to speak away from the reception area. If you have sight problems please do not hesitate to ask for assistance if necessary. It would be helpful if you could let the doctor or receptionist know if you are a carer.
Sexual Health Services
We also offer a Sexual Health Clinic, which covers screening for sexually transmitted diseases, such as Chlamydia. As part of this service we offer contraception, emergency contraception, Coil fitting, and free condoms. The clinics take place on Wednesday evening 5.00 - 7.30 p.m. and Saturday mornings 9 - 11a.m. This service is open to EVERYONE and not just our patients. There is a dedicated phone number to ring:- 07974490068
Private Sexual Health Service/private G.u.m. Service Available
Screening for sexually transmitted diseases including, all STI and Contraception, Chlamydia, HIV, Gonorrhoea, Syphillis, and Hepatitis B. Contact 07974490068.
The doctors provide a full contraceptive service, including the fitting of coils and caps, and offer advice on any contraceptive matter. Please ask for an appointment.
These can be administered by Dr Smith and Dr Vernon. An initial appointment would need to be made to discuss this.
Travel vaccinations are available for our patients. Please give plenty of notice to ensure proper coverage before your journey. A travel vaccination form must be completed and sent in prior to your appointment.