Both the doctors and nurses will advise on family planning. Cervical smears are carried out by our practice nurses by appointment. We would like all women between 25 and 49 to have a cervical smear every three years and women between 50 and 64 every five years.
Joint Injections and Verrucae Treatment
Joint injections are carried out at another site. Verrucae treatments are carried out at the surgery. Please check with appointments for availability.
Child Health Surveillance
Child health surveillance is currently shared between:
Dr Conod and Dr Mahmood – 8-week checks (by appointment)
Practice nurses – childhood immunisations (by appointment)
The health visitors can be contacted via Brace Street Health Centre on 01922 605900.
Well Person And Newly Registered Patients
Our practice nurses are available by appointment for routine check-ups. All newly registered patients aged five years and over are requested to attend a simple check-up which also allows us to obtain vital family history information. Health promotion advice is also covered to encourage a healthier lifestyle.
Patients 75 Years And Over
Senior patients can request a check-up by one of our practice team if they have not been seen regularly by the doctor.
Antenatal care is covered by both midwife and the doctor on a shared-care basis and postnatal examinations are done by the doctor.
Patients with diabetes, asthma, COPD and CHD will have their care shared between doctors and nurses within a carefully controlled and monitored clinical programme.
Holiday vaccination advice is given by consultation with one of the practice nurses. Various information leaflets are available.