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Patient Participation Group - next meeting 16th September 2019 at 5pm

From September 9th we will no longer be running the drop in clinic

All diabetics need to book into the Diabetic Clinic held on Tuesdays and Thursdays for blood tests, checking blood pressure, height, weight, promotion info and foot checks.  These are 20min appointments

We cannot accept urine samples after 2pm

We will be holding our first Flu Clinic on Saturday 14th September from 8:30am. This is for Patients aged 65 and Over and is by appointment only. Please call Reception on 0114 2850140 for more details. 

 Information on Meningitis vaccinations (Men ACWY vaccination)  

Clinics & Services

Minor Operations 

Dr Joyce and Dr Roddick perform minor surgery/cryotherapy and will remove warts, moles etc.  Please use the Doctor Assessment Service (between 08.30 and 09.30 am) and discuss with a GP.  You may be asked to attend for an appointment prior to any surgery/cryotherapy.      

Long-Term Conditions Management

We hold various clinics to support patients in their management of their long-term condition (also referred to as chronic diseases).  These include Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, CKD, Heart Failure, CVD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hypertension and related conditions.  These are by appointment only and some are delivered by the Practice Nurses.  These appointments last longer than routine 10-minute GP appointments.  Please read about our Birthday Medical Reviews for patients with long-term conditions.

We have started to use a Person Centred Approach to Care & Planning for our patients who have a long term condition. We began by working with our diabetic patients and this year we are including patients with COPD. Over time, we are hoping to roll out this approach to all of our patients with a long term condition.

A leaflet with more information about Person Centred Planning is available  here .

Maternity Care

We will share your care with the hospital staff and the community midwives - reception will be happy to arrange your first appointment with the midwife here at the surgery once your pregnancy is confirmed and the midwife will make the appropriate arrangements for your care.

More information can be found on our Pregnancy Care Planner page.

Post Natal and Child Health Surveillance

We provide 8-week postnatal checks at the surgery.  At this appointment your baby will receive an assessment by the doctor followed by the Nurse appointment for the baby's first immunisations, and Mum has a full postnatal check-up by the GP. You need to book into this clinic AFTER you have registered your baby as a patient at this practice.

Child Health Surveillance and Immunisations

We provide child health surveillance and immunisations according to national and local guidelines.

This is done by a number of different team members:

  • 8 week baby checks are carried out by the doctors
  • Childhood immunisations are done by our practice nurses
  • Weighing monitoring and other health care checks are carried out by our health visitors.

Baby Clinic

Our health visitors do a drop-in baby clinic on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month between 12.30 pm and 1.30 pm. Appointments with nurses for immunisations can be made via our reception.

For more information on the Child Health and Immunisation Programme click here

To contact our health visitors phone 0114 305 4351 - this may be an answer phone, leave a message and someone will get back to you.

Anticoagulation Monitoring

Patients who are on Warfarin therapy require monitoring by regular blood tests to check their INR levels.  This is done by the HCAs and Nurses.

Sexual Health

This includes: Contraceptive services, women’s health and STD testing.  Please speak to a member of the clinical team if you require these services.

Mental Health Wellbeing Services

Alongside the GP care for patients with mental health conditions, we have appointments available with a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner.  These are by referral from a GP.

Continence Service 

A Specialist Continence Nurse delivers a weekly clinic from the practice.

 
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