This clinic is held every Tuesday and the 3rd Monday in the month from 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm. All asthmatic patients are encouraged to attend. Dr Balai is the practice lead for Asthma.
COPD / Spirometry
This clinic is held on the 1st Monday and 4th Friday of the month from 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm. It is for patients with respiratory problems or emphysema.
This clinic is held each Friday afternoon from 2:30 - 6:00 pm.
From 1st April 2004 the screening intervals are :
(Women who had their last smear before 31st March 2003 will be called in 5 years and then as set out above)
The smear test aims to detect changes in the cervix (neck of the womb) so that treatment my be given if necessary.
Patients who receive a letter of invitation to attend for a smear should ask to make an appointment in this clinic.
Chronic Heart Disease (CHD)
This clinic is held once a month.
It is for patients previously diagnosed with heart disease and those at risk will be invited to attend.
It is essential for children to be fully immunised and we advise that current recommendations should be strictly adhered to.
All children should have the following basic immunisations, starting at two months old.
The practice nurses hold weekly clinics and parents are informed by the Health Authority of the date & time they should bring their children and also the type of immunisation to be given. Enquiries concerning childhood immunisations can be made to the Health Visitor on 01458 251156.
This clinic is held in the mornings of the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and the 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesday afternoons of the month. These are conducted by two practice nurses, Dr Kollmeier and Dr Groessens. All diabetic patients are encouraged to attend.
Annual vaccination is recommended for everyone aged 65 and over. It is also advised for patients of any age who have a greater risk of being infected because they:
Clinics are usually held during the month of October and an appointment my be booked from the 1st September.
Clinics are held twice a week on a Monday and a Thursday and are carried out by a Health Care Assistant.
The minor surgery clinics are held each Friday afternoon. Dr Balai, Dr Stewart and Dr Kollmeier each hold one clinic per month. Simple procedures may be done in normal surgery.
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