Clinics & Services
Cervical Cytology (Smears)
The surgery offers all ladies a cervical smear test every three years, or more often if indicated. This is a simple test which can detect early changes in the cervix (neck of the womb). It is important to have these tests done regularly.
HRT: (Hormone Replacement Therapy)
Family Planning Services
All our Doctors and the Practice Nurses offer full contraceptive advice to patients of the practice (including barrier methods, coil, diaphragms and contraceptive pills). The service is available every day during normal surgery hours. Emergency contraception is available from the surgery by prescription only or it may be purchased from your local pharmacy. The Practice also fits coils I.U.C.Ds on a weekly basis after counselling by a GP or Practice Nurse.
Child Immunisation Clinic
A child immunisation clinic is held weekly. This is run by the Practice Nurse with a Doctor in attendance.
Antenatal clinics are run by Dr. Fiona Wilson and Dr. Susan Dawson.
If you become pregnant, you will be given a 'booking appointment' at which the midwife will ask a few questions and carry out some general health checks. You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either at the practice or at the local hospital or both.
Post Natal Check Ups
These are done by the doctors 6 weeks after the birth of your baby.
Parent Craft Ante-Natal/Relaxation Sessions
Your Health Visitor will advise you about these classes.
Child Development Checks
Child 6-8 week development check, these are run by Dr. Wilson and Dr. Dawson by appointment.
Child development check 9 month review, by appointment with Dr. Wilson or Dr. Dawson, alternatively this service can be provided by the Health Visitor.
This is arranged by appointment with Dr Boghossian-Tighe.
An influenza vaccination is recommended for patients with heart, lung, kidney disease, diabetes, and asthma, all patients over 65 years old and residence of nursing and residential homes. Please contact our receptionist at the end of September for details of our vaccination clinic dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery through infirmity we can arrange a home visit.
Daily by our practice nurses for patients needing a blood test.