Clinics

We run a range of clinics. For an appointment or further details, please call us on 01494 675303.

Antenatal Appointments

This service is run by the midwives. If you become pregnant, you will be offered a ‘booking appointment’ at your home when the midwife will ask you a few questions and carry out some general health checks.

You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either here at the practice or at the local hospital, or both.

Minor Surgery

Organised with Dr Brown and Dr Kinsey by appointment.

Diabetes

Morning clinic by appointment.

Stop Smoking

Run by Nurse Jo, these appointments give advice and support to patients trying to give up smoking. We also have an excellent district nursing service which can be contacted via the practice.

Family Planning

Run by Nurse Jo during her regular sessions, these appointments provide family planning advice and repeat prescriptions.

Chiropodist

We have a chiropodist with us every Tuesday morning. This is a private service and can be booked via reception.

Minor Illness

Nurse Jo runs this clinic for all patients over five years of age every Monday and Friday morning. Here she will examine and treat conditions such as coughs and colds, sore throats, rashes, earache, tummy ache, diarrhoea and vomiting, eye complaints, sprains and strains, urinary symptoms etc.

Travel Clinic

Pick up a form at reception for each person travelling and fill it in.  Alternatively you can complete the form below and drop it back to reception.  One of the Practice Nurses will contact you within ten working days via e-mail to advise you on recommended vaccinations and malaria advice if required.

Travel Risk Assessment Form – May 2019

If it is less than six weeks before you travel then we can only provide a list of your current vaccinations.  We strongly advise that you visit an alternative Travel Clinic for advice and vaccinations.

We source all our travel advice from the following website and we recommend that you refer to this site which contains lots of helpful advice and information regarding your trip.  It will also provide information on which vaccinations you may need: http://www.travelhealthpro.org.uk

Fees:
Hepatitis B – course of 3 £144.00
Rabies – course of 3 £165.00
Meningitis ACWY £55.00
Japanese Encheph – course of 2 £178.00
Tick Borne Encheph – course of 3 £195.00
Malaria – private prescription £15.00

These are subject to change.

Infectious Diseases

Disease Normal Incubation Period (In Days) Period Of Communicability Minimal Period Of Exclusion
Chickenpox 1 – 7 from 1 day before to 6 days after appearance of rash 6 days from onset of rash
German Measles (Rubella) 14 – 21 from a few days before to 4 days after onset of rash 4 days from onset of rash
Measles 10 – 15 from a few days before to 4 days after onset of rash 4 days from onset of rash until clinical recovery
Mumps 18 – 21 from 7 days before onset of symptoms to subsidence of swelling Until swelling has subsided (7 days minimum)
Whooping Cough 7 – 10 from 7 days after exposure to 21 days after onset of paroxysmal cough 21 days from onset of paroxysmal cough. If treated with antibiotics 7 days or until child is well again