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If you have a longstanding heath problem e.g. diabetes, asthma, hypertension,copd you will be sent a letter to make either a 15 or 30 minute appointment by our audit clerk for your annual check. .
Some of our doctors have specialist skills, (Dr Frank- Respiratory, Dr Hyde - Dermatology and Minor Surgery, Dr Hodson- Family Planning, Dr Patel-ENT )
The Baby Clinic is held on Tuesday mornings and is booked appointments. This is for well babies only. Appointments will be sent to you from Child Health. The clinic is run by the practice nurses and the doctors.
Pre-school clinic is held on Thursday, 15.30-16.30
Dr Hyde sees patients with minor skin complaints that require a surgical procedure. This will be done by a referral from a doctor. Dr Hyde also has a wart clinic every few weeks and you can book an appointment for this at the reception.
All patients between 25 and 65 should have a smear every three to five years to help prevent cancer of the cervix. You will be sent an invitation to attend for a smear.
The doctors provide a range of contraceptive services including the fitting of coils. If you require a coil, please ask for an appointment with Dr Hodson first to discuss this. Emergency contraception is also available. This may also be available free of charge at local pharmacies.
Some examinations are not paid for by the NHS. These include HGV, PSV, taxi and elderly driving licence medicals, and also private health insurance claims and private sick notes. Please see the receptionist for details of the current fees.
If you require a sick note/ fit for work note you can request one from email@example.com
Please provide name, date of birth, reason for absence from work and duration of sick note needed.
It may take up to 48hrs for this request to be met but the sick note will be dated from the day you requested it.
If this is related to a new condition or we need more information we may ask you to attend the surgery prior to the sick note being completed
If you have been given instructions to self-isolate by 111, you MUST follow this advice.
You DO NOT need a GP Medical certificate (MED3) for this (see below).
To support people affected by COVID-19, various new measures have been introduced including:
Please see here for further information.
We will NOT be able to provide medical certificates in these situations, please direct your employers to this link if there is any doubt.
We are not able to give advice about working from home (see here) or issue letters supporting cancellation of travel plans (see here).
Please do not call regarding these questions.
We are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.
Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.
Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.
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