Clinics & Services

SOME SERVICES ARE SUSPENDED AT PRESENT DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Chronic Disease Management Clinic

asthma_inhaler_5This incorporates heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, strokes/mini-strokes, asthma, emphysema, mental health, dementia and epilepsy.  The clinic involves monitoring of these conditions, assessment of risk factors, tests and review of medications.  It is run by the practice nurses with the doctors available if needed. 

Well Person Clinic

The clinic run by the practice nurse and Healthcare assistants and  is for both men and women.  It consists of discussions of general health and lifestyle and advice as appropriate.  Specific advice is given regarding general and travel immunisation and cervical smears for women.  Checks are made of blood pressure, weight and urine tests.

Ante-Natal Clinic

The midwives are not working from the practice at present but contact patients directly following a referral from us.  You will be seen at regular intervals during your pregnancy.

Phlebotomy Clinic

Blood tests are done at The Lyng Health Centre in West Bromwich, Sandwell Hospital or Tower Hill Health Centre.

An electronic request will be generated by the practice then the patient can call 0121 507 6104 to make an appointment at a place of their choice.

Family Planning Clinic

The practice nurses and doctors run this clinic where a full range of services and advice about family planning is offered.  Contraceptive advice is also available for teenagers.  Our practice is part of the Sandwell Young People Welcome scheme.

Immunisation Clinic 99351926

The clinic is run for children in order to undertake a full programme of immunisations.  The doctors and practice nurses run this clinic.

Cervical Smear Appointments

All women aged from 24½ - 64 years should attend regularly for cervical smears.  The practice nurse run this clinic.  Ask at reception for further details.

Flu, Pneumonia & Shingles Vaccines

Yearly flu injection is advised for all patients above the age of 65 and for anybody who has a long term condition, pregnant or is a carer.  A pneumonia injection is also advised for people above 65 years of age and for people with chronic diseases.  A shingles vaccine is now available for patients aged 70 or 79.  Please ask at reception for further details.

Travel Vaccinations

We are not giving travel vaccinations at present. These are available from Travel Health Clinics or certain Pharmacies hold a travel clinic.

Ear Syringing

This service is not being done at present due to covid. Usually carried out by a HCA or practice nurse. Please ask at reception for alternative services.

Smoking Cessation

Run by the practice nurses who will give advice on how to stop smoking.  Ask at reception for further details or at your local pharmacy.

Minor Surgery bp_at_home

Some minor surgical procedures are undertaken in the surgery by the doctors including injections of painful joints and cauterisation.  Ask at reception for further details.

24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring

Performed by a practice nurse or HCA  following referral by a GP.

ECG are not performed by the practice at present. We do hope to have this service available soon but in the meantime if this is required, a referral to the hospital will be done.

 
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