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Services Provided by the Practice

NHS England has commissioned the practice to provide the following services under the GMS contract:-

Management of patients who are ill, including health promotion advice which includes smoking cessation and referral to secondary care as appropriate.

Cervical screening, contraceptive services, vaccines and immunisations, child health surveillance, maternity services - excluding intrapartum care and certain minor surgery procedures.

Chronic heart disease, stroke or transient ischaemic attack, heart failure, palliative care, cancer, hypothyroidism, diabetes, hypertension, mental health, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, epilepsy, dementia, depression, chronic kidney disease, obesity, and people with learning disabilities.

Influenza and pneumonia immunisations, anti-coagulation monitoring, intra-uterine contraceptive device fittings, minor injuries, near patient testing.

Nurse Clinics

Monday Diabetes
Leg Ulcer
Tuesday Diabetes
Wednesday Diabetes
Baby Immunisation
Thursday Diabetes
Minor Ops
Leg Ulcer Clinic
Friday Diabetes

Travel Immunisations

An up-to-date list of recommended vaccinations for all countries is kept at the surgery. Please contact the practice nurse for advice and she will arrange to give you the most appropriate vaccinations, for which a fee may be payable.

Alternatively, you can get information regarding the area to which you wish to travel by visiting

Please complete a Travel Health & Vaccination Assessment Form and bring it to the surgery when you make your appointment so we can make sure we have the correct vaccines available when you come in.

Travel Health & Vaccination Assessment Form (.doc)

Educational/Occupational Screening Tests/Immunisations

Usually there will be a fee for immunisation and/or screening tests required by an employer or educational institute as they are not covered by the NHS. Please make an appointment with a nurse to check.

Cancer Screening

More information can be found at:

Cervical Smears

These are recommended every three years for all women over the age of 24 to 49 and then every five years from the age of 50 to 64. A practice nurse will carry out this examination. The health authority operates the recall system; you will be invited to attend the surgery for a repeat examination at the appropriate interval.


Please speak to your Doctor or Nurse Practitioner if you wish to commence or change your type of contraception.

Contraceptive/Hormonal Implants

There are contraceptive implant and IUD Appointments available most days at the end of morning surgeries with a female doctor or the nurse practitioner. These appointments can only be booked following a consultation and full counselling with your doctor in a general surgery appointment.

Family Planning

The doctors are able to offer comprehensive family planning advice.

Sexual Health Counselling Service

You can self-refer by telephoning the Clinical Support Team on 01904 725444 or online by visiting

Maternity Care

Maternity care is carried out by your doctor and the midwife who works both with the practice and the hospital. This provides continuity of care both ante and postnatally.

Pre-conceptual Advice

The midwives attached to the practice are available to give pre-conceptual advice. Please book an appointment with them if this is wanted.

Addictive Behaviours

A nurse runs a clinic for patients with addictions (drugs, alcohol, etc).

Smoking Clinic

Smoking can permanently damage your health or even kill you. The practice offers practical help and advice to anyone who wishes to stop smoking. Further information can be found at the NHS website or at the NYCC Website

Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination

These vaccinations are particularly recommended for patients over 65, also patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes, residents of nursing homes and residential homes, and the elderly.


Health visitors attached to the practice provide a child health surveillance programme specifically aimed at families and their under fives. We recommend that you protect your child by ensuring that they have the vaccinations and immunisations as recommended by the Government guidelines. Only rarely and in special circumstances should these immunisations be omitted. Your doctor or health visitor will be pleased to advise you.

The health visitors undertake home visits and are available to support and advise on many child-related issues. A visit to the NHS Choices website is also recommended.

Baby clinics and postnatal groups are held in the surgery.

HPA – Vaccination Schedule

Routine Childhood Immunisation Schedule

All children starting the immunisation programme at 8 weeks of age will follow the schedule below.

When to Immunise
What is Given Vaccine
8 Weeks Old
5-in-1 Vaccine (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough (Pertussis), polio and Haemophilius Influenzae type B (Hib) 1st dose Infantrix-IPV+Hib, Pediacel
Pneumonococcal (PCV) vaccine 1st dose  Prevenar 13 / PPV 23
Rotavirus Vaccine 1st dose Rotarix
Meningitis B 1st dose Bexsero
12 Weeks Old
5-in-1 Vaccine (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough (Pertussis), polio and Haemophilius Influenzae type B (Hib) 2nd dose Infantrix-IPV+Hib
Rotavirus Vaccine 2nd dose Rotarix
16 Weeks Old  
5-in-1 Vaccine (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough (Pertussis), polio and Haemophilius Influenzae type B (Hib) 3rd dose Infantrix-IPV+Hib
Pneumonococcal (PCV) vaccine 2nd dose Prevenar 13 / PPV 23
Meningitis B 2nd dose Bexsero
One year  
Hib / Meningitis C vaccine Menitorix
Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) vaccine MMRVaxpro
Pneumonococcal (PCV) vaccine 3rd dose Prevenar 13 / PPV 23
Meningitis B 3rd dose Bexsero
2 - 7 years (including children in school years 1, 2 and 3)  
Children's flu vaccine Fluenz
3 years and 4 months  
Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) vaccine MMRVaxpro
4-in-1 pre-school booster (diptheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and polio) Infantrix-IPV, Repevax
12-13 years (girls only)
HPV vaccine which protects against cervical cancer - two injections given 6-12 months apart  Gardasil
14 years  
3-in-1 teenage booster contains vaccines against diptheria, tetanus and polio Usually given at school
Meningitis ACWY Menveo, Nimenrix
65 Years  
Pneomonococcal (PPV) vaccine PPV-23
65 Years and over  
Flu vaccine (every year) Fluenz
70 years (and 78 and 79 year ols as a catchup)
Shingles vaccine Zostavax

If you have any doubts about any of the immunisations please speak to either your doctor or one of our health visitors. The vaccination schedule changes periodically. for the most up-to-date information go to

Health Checks

The practice can offer health checks to patients on request; please make an appointment with the healthcare assistant. We request many people to attend routinely as part of the GMS contract.

Other Services

Insurance medicals, HGV, PSV and pre-employment medicals can be arranged with the doctor. A fee in line with recommended guidelines will be charged for this service.

We also offer counselling, chiropody, mental health services and dietary advice.These services are run by professional personnel. For further details please contact the reception staff.


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