Pharmacy run Anti-coagulation clinic
Time: Tuesday 1.00- 5.00pm.
Routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwife.
Time: Thursday 2.00 – 5.00pm.
Cardicac Patient clinic run by the Practice Nurse who reviews Healthcare Management of Cardiac patients.
Please contact reception for details of timings.
We have a Smoke Cessation specialist who provides support for those Patients who wish to give up smoking.
Time: There are two clinics a week. Monday 1.00pm to 4.00pm and Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm run by Cara, Smoking Cessation Specialist.
Asthma and COPD
Regular check-ups and advice from Nurses on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and medication for those Patients with a respiratory condition.
These clinics are led by Nurse Practitioners Sheila Coxon and Ruth Smith.
Our Health Visitors carry out the full range of childhood immunisations from birth to school age. Primary Immunisations and those carried out at 1 year take place on a Thursday between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Pre school boosters take place on the last Thursday of the month between 10.00am and 12 noon.
The Podiatrist run clinic is available to all Diabetic and housebound Patients. Diabetic Patients will receive annual appointments from the Practice. Routine Podiatry appointments are available by contacting Health Board reception on 01383 416181 upon completion of a self referral form.
Psychiatry/ Behaviour Therapy
Referral to these clinics will be made via your GP. The Psychologist sees patients on a Monday between 9.00am and 4.00pm. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist sees patients on a Wednesday between 9.00am and 4.00pm.
The Diabetic clinic is Practice Nurse Led and manages Type 2 Diabetic Patients. Clinics are held twice a week. In addition a combined diabetic clinic is held once a month to allow Dietetic and Podiatry monitoring.
Weekly diabetic clinics are held on a Tuesday afternoon and a Wednesday morning.
A Practice Nurse led clinic which manages those Patients with raised blood pressure.
A Practice Nurse led clinic which undertakes cervical smears and general health and wellbeing checks for women.
There is also a Well Woman Clinic held in Queen Margaret Hospital if no appointments at the Practice are suitable.
Requests for advice on travel immunisations must be made to the Practice at least 8-12 weeks before your intended journey. This is because some vaccinations require to be in your system for some time prior to travel. Forms are available from Reception for this purpose. Some immunisations required for foreign travel are unavailable from the Practice and in these case you will be directed to a specialist travel clinic. In addition some immunisations may incur a charge. Further details are available from Reception.
Annual Influenza immunisation is recommended for all Patients over 65 years of age and for those in an “at risk” category. Details of immunisation clinics are available from Reception from October.