Service We Provide

The following clinics and services are available at the surgery

  • Minor surgery (such as the removal of skin tags & cysts)
  • Blood tests
  • Infant and adult immunisation
  • Travel immunisation
  • Cervical smears
  • Dressings
  • Ear irrigation
  • Asthma care
  • Diabetic care
  • Management of heart disease
  • Family planning (including IUD fitting & Implanon) and sexual health advice
  • Advice on how to stop smoking
  • We also monitor various conditions including blood pressure, contraception and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Clinics

 

health visiting

Health Visiting Team

The health visitors are qualified nurses who specialise in child and family health. They work in the surgery, attend family homes and have routine child health clinics for under 5 year olds.They are supported by a nursery nurses and can give advice on health matters such as childrens' sleep, behaviour, toileting and diet.

Direct telephone number/ answer machine: 02380 634672

 

Drop in clinics

Child health clinics - no need for an appointment:

  • Monday      SureStart Clovelly Road           1:30 - 3:00 pm
  • Monday      Northam Community Centre      1:30 - 2:30 pm
  • Tuesday     St Mary's Surgery                   1:30 - 2:30 pm
  • Thursday    Nicholstown Surgery RSH         10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Thursday    Orchard Lane Church               1:30 - 2:45 pm

First Thursday of each month at Orchard Lane Church Hall is Baby Cafe between 12:15 and 1:15 pm. This is a weaning support session for parents that need help with weaning their child.