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Important Notice

The Practice has been informed by the Health & Social Care Board that some patients have been contacted by “bogus callers” claiming to be linked to the Practice in order to sell products or extract financial information including bank details.

If you receive a call of this nature, DO NOT disclose any personal information and contact the surgery immediately.

Out of Hours

LAGANDOC, the local out of hours provider, looks after the urgent needs of patients from 6.00 pm to 8.30 am weekdays, and 24 hours at weekends and bank holidays.  Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

Appointments

Appointments can be made through reception. Telephone 028 9260 3111 or via this website with your login (ask at reception for details). Normal appointments are for 10 minutes only and cannot accommodate two people unless prior agreed by the doctor.  Please note that appointments that will require longer than 10 minutes such as minor surgical procedures or private medicals are not appropriate to book online and should be booked by telephone.

Repeat Prescriptions

You can order you repeat prescriptions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the 24 hour repeat prescription line (02892603111 option 1) or through this website with your login (ask at reception for details).

 

 

 

baby_nurseChild Health & Immunisation

The clinic is run by a doctor and health visitor and is held from 10 am each Tuesday. You will receive a letter from the practice detailing the date and time of your child's immunisation appointment.  Enquiries should be directed to reception.

Travel Vaccination

A private Travel Clinic is now in operation in the Health Centre. Please ring 028 9250 1281 to arrange an appointment o receive information about your travel needs.

Influenza Vaccination

Influenza vaccinations are usually available from October.  Patients over 65, Patients under 65 with a chronic illness i.e. Diabetes, Asthma and COPD, Heart Disease, Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, Impaired immunity, Carers registered with the surgery and Pregnant Women will be contacted to book an appointment at one of our designated flu clinics.  Ask Reception for details from 1st September.

Well Woman Clinic / Well Man Clinic

Prevention is better than cure. For women the importance of having a cervical smear every three to five years and knowing how to carry out breast self-examination cannot be over-emphasised. It is recommended that women between the ages of 25 and 50 have a smear test every 3 years and thereafter 5 yearly until the age of 65. Other health checks such as blood pressure and cholesterol will also be carried out. Please contact reception for an appointment.

Results from your smear will be posted out to the address we hold for you, unless you advise otherwise. Results should be received within approximately 4 weeks, if you have not received a letter after 6 weeks please advise us accordingly.

pregnantAntenatal Care

Community midwives run an antenatal clinic at the health centre every week. Appointments for this are made through reception or the doctor.

Postnatal Care

After your return home one of the doctors will normally contact you and you will be asked to book an appointment for a six-week post-natal check-up with your doctor.

Family Planning

Please make a surgery appointment to see any of the doctors. Please telephone for advice regarding emergency contraception.

Minor Surgery

The Practice has facilities to carry out minor surgery. Usually you will need to see a doctor before an appointment for this can be made. Please make a routine appointment in the first instance.

Warfarin Monitoring

We currently provide this service to our patients on short term and long-term treatment with warfarin. Patients wishing to avail of this should speak to one of the doctors for details.

 
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