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Clinics

New Patient Health Checks

These are to help us plan your medical care. All new patients are expected to attend for a health check with the practice nurse within one month of registration.

Health Checks for ages between 40-74

For your health check please make an appointment with our health care assistant in a general clinic.

Pre-pregnancy Health Checks

These are offered by the practice nurses for couples contemplating pregnancy.

Practice Nurse Asthma Clinics

All asthmatics should make an appointment in one of these clinics at least annually.

Practice Nurse Diabetic Clinics

Unless being cared for by the hospital all diabetics should attend a clinic at the interval specified by your doctor/nurse. This is usually every six months if your diabetes is well controlled or more frequently if poorly controlled.

Monitoring Of Other Long-Term Health Problems

This will include conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease etc. They will be monitored by the nurses primarily in general clinics.

Stop Smoking

Please make a 30-minute appointment with our health care assistant.

Lifestyle Advice eg Alcohol, Exercise, Diet

This is offered by the practice nurses and doctors in their general clinics and surgeries.

Health Promotion Services To The Housebound

The same services as are offered in the surgeries are available to housebound patients. These are carried out by the practice and district nurses.

Pregnancy Care

Full pregnancy care is offered together with the community midwife. Postnatal checks are performed as well as the six-week baby checks wit a doctor in one of their morning clinics.

Family Planning

General advice and pill checks are offered in normal surgeries by all the doctors and in general clinics by the practice nurses trained in this field. For all contraceptive advice and well woman care, there is a separate well woman and family planning clinic run by Dr Kleinberg and our specially trained practice nurses.

Well Woman Care

All female patients are offered a cervical smear test from 25 years of age together with advice about breast awareness and health checks at regular intervals. This service is provided by the practice nurses in their general clinics.

Childhood Immunisations

Immunisations are offered on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at Wrafton House only by appointment. Children who are ill should be brought to a general surgery and not to these clinics.

Immunisations

A full range of travel, influenza and other vaccinations (some of which are chargeable) is offered at both surgeries. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse. For travel immunisations this should be at least three months before the date of travelling. Please collect a form prior to travelling and complete and return it to Wrafton House. A practice nurse will telephone you with an appointment. Ideally, the immunisations should be administered two months before departure.

Minor Surgery

Some minor operations are performed by all the doctors during normal surgery times. Dr Dunseath runs a minor surgery clinic every few weeks.

Cryotherapy Clinics

These are run by Dr Dunseath approximately every four weeks to treat a variety of skin lesions.

Counselling

A confidential counselling service is offered by the practice after discussion with your doctor or practice nurse.

CHILDREN'S IMMUNISATION SCHEDULE

2 Months

Combined Diphtheria/Whooping Cough/Tetanus
(DPT+Hib) Polio and Meningitis "C"

3 Months

Combined Diphtheria/Whooping Cough/Tetanus
(DPT+Hib) Polio and Meningitis "C"

4 Months

Combined Diphtheria/Whooping Cough/Tetanus
(DPT+Hib) Polio and Meningitis "C"

12-18 Months

Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)

3-5 Years

Diphtheria booster
Tetanus booster
Polio booster
MMR booster

15-19 Years

Tetanus booster
Polio booster

If you have any doubts about any of the immunisations please speak to either your doctor or one of our health visitors.

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