Clinics & Services

All GP Practices are contracted to provide “essential services”, that is, basic treatment of ill patients. We also provide the following “additional services”:

  • Child Health Surveillance, together with the Health Visiting team
  • Contraceptive Services (IUCD and Implants fitting & removal) are provided by appointment with Dr Stephens.
  • Travel immunisations (please note that not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS. You should discuss your needs with the Practice Nurse)
  • Cervical smears
  • Freezing of warts and other small skin lesions

We also hold contracts with GGNHSB for the following “enhanced services”:

  • An annual ‘flu immunisation programme to protect all patients aged 65 and over and those clinically ‘at risk’.
  • Minor surgery including injections and some small invasive procedures
  • Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems
  • A methadone substitution programme for patients with drug abuse problems  
  • Annual comprehensive reviews for all patients with Heart Disease
  • Annual comprehensive reviews for all patients with a history of Stroke/TIA
  • Annual comprehensive reviews for all patients with Diabetes – this also includes appointments with the Dietitian and Podiatrist

The following Clinics/Services are available within the Practice:

  • Diabetic – Dr Irving/Practice Nurse (by appointment – see GP in 1st instance).
  • Child Health Surveillance/Post Natal – Health Visitor/Dr Irving or Dr Stephens on Monday mornings (appointment arranged by Health Visitor).
  • Warts – Dr Ewart at routine appointment.
  • Minor Operations - (by appointment – see GP in 1st instance).
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