Child 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.
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 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.
Community midwives run an antenatal clinic at the health centre every week. Appointments for this are made through reception or the doctor.
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.
Please make a surgery appointment to see any of the doctors. Please telephone for advice regarding emergency contraception.
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.
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.