Clinics

Warfarin

Pharmacy run Anti-coagulation clinic

Time: Tuesday 1.00-  5.00pm.

Antenatal Care

Routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwife.

Time: Thursday 10.00am – 12.oo

CHD

Cardicac Patient clinic run by the Practice Nurse who reviews Healthcare Management of Cardiac patients.

Please contact reception for details of timings.

Smoking Cessation

We have a Smoke Cessation specialist who provides support for those Patients who wish to give up smoking.

Time:  Monday 09.00 – 12.30  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.

Childhood immunisations

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 Monday between 10.00am and 12.00 Pre school boosters take place on a Monday between 10.00am and 12 noon.

Podiatry

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.

Diabetic

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.

Hypertension

A Practice Nurse led clinic which manages those Patients with raised blood pressure.

Well Woman

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.

Travel Immunisations

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.

Flu Immunisations

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.