Our Health Visitors run a baby clinic for general advice and checks, starting at
11.00 and no appointment is necessary. In addition, the practice nurses carry out
immunisations from 11.30 and the doctors are available at the same time for advice
and new baby examinations.
The practice provides maternity services and full family planning services including
fitting of coils (IUD’s/IUS)
Women aged 20-60 years should have a cervical smear test every 3 years. A reminder
will be sent when the next smear is due. The National Breast screening programme
is run locally from Springwell House in Ardmillan Terrace for women aged 50 – 64yrs.
Adult Health Checks
All adults are encouraged to have blood pressure and health checks every 5 years.
We also provide advice on healthy eating and how to reduce the risks of heart disease
Certain procedures such as removal of skin lumps, warts and joint injections can
be performed by your doctor, often with the assistance of the practice nurse. Please
ask your doctor for details.
If a prescription is required for any other vaccine, a prescription charge will be
Specialist Travel Advice – Non NHS – Private Fee applicable
We charge a standard fee for the advice, private prescription and administration
of Non-NHS vaccines. You can also access advice, vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis
direct from external travel clinics:
Western General Hospital – Crewe Road, Tel 537 2822