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Clinics & Services

baby_tummyAntenatal and Postnatal Care

Tuesdays from 1:30 pm. The Community Midwives are here to help you and one of the doctors is available for advice.

Please make an appointment to be seen.

Child Health Immunisations & Baby Clinic

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Fridays 9.00 am to 11.00 am the  Practice Nurse, and Doctor are here for baby's developmental check, weighing, immunisations, and general advice on bringing up baby.

Please do not bring a sick child to this clinic – please make an ordinary appointment.

Contraception

contraceptionThe practice provides a full contraceptive service free of charge.

Please make an appointment with one of the doctors.

You are allowed up to 72 hours after FIRST unprotected sexual activity in any monthly cycle to get emergency contraception ('The Morning After Pill'), but it is more effective if taken in the first 24 hours.

We have a confidential emergency contraception service, which is a same day service. This service supports all ages but particularly teenagers. Please attend as soon as possible.

Smear Tests

Are arranged for women aged 25 to 64. These health checks are every 3 to 5 years.

You can be seen by the Practice Nurse or any of the doctors.

Please tell the Receptionist that you need a smear when you make the appointment.

Travel Abroad

For travel advice & vaccinations, please book with the practice nurse at least 6 weeks before travel. We are able to offer up-to-date information and travel leaflets.

For further information please see our Travel Information page.

Asthma, Cardiac, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Diabetic, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD), Spirometry, and Weight Reduction Clinics

bpreadingIf you suffer from these complaints/conditions then you may be asked to attend for regular checkups.

Health Checks

Any patient between the ages of 16-74 who has not attended a consultation/clinic in the last three years can request a consultation for a health check.

Minor Surgical Procedures

We provide advice and perform some minor surgery such as joint injections.

Please ask Dr Hirst for an opinion.

Well Person Checks

elderly_consultThe practice provides basic checks on new patients and the over 75s.

Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

Private Medical Examinations

We have special arrangements for HGV, PSV, Fitness to Drive, Insurance, and Employment medicals. Ask at reception. A list of current private charges for these examinations as recommended by the British Medical Association is available for you to see at Reception.

Other:

Urine tests, Pregnancy tests, Fitting of ring pessaries, injections for Testosterone, Prostap and Avanl SP are also available from the Practice Nurse Team. Please speak to the Receptionist to make the necessary appointment.

Minds Matters

This is a Self-Referral Service for patients who need support for stress, anxiety, low mood and sleep difficulties.  Go to www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Mindsmatter for an on-line referral form.  Telephone the team on 01772 773437 Mon-Fri 9am to 50m.

 

Smoking Cessation Advisor

This is to support patients who have decided to stop smoking. Patients are referred to this service by the GPS. This is available at the Practice every Wednesday afternoon from 1pm starting 20.7.2016.

LCC Campaign which Aims to get Young Mums to Quit Smoking

Quit for Two

New On-Line Referral for Quit Squad

Smokers in Lancashire wanting to give up the habit for good are now able to sign up for stop smoking advice at the click of a button thanks to a new online referral form. The Trust’s Quit Squad has a new referral form on their website for people wanting to receive information on how to quit smoking for good as well as anyone looking for support with e-cigarettes. For Further infomation please visit www.quitsquad.nhs.uk. Please contact the surgery direct to book a one to one appointment on 01772 325060. Patients can self refer by contacting the service on free phone 0800 328 6297.

NHS 111 BSL Interpreter Service

NHS 111 offers a video relay service that allows patients to make a video call to a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. The BSL interpreter will call an NHS 111 advisor on the patient's behalf, meaning that the patient is able to have a real-time conversation with the advisor via the interpreter. This service requires a webcam, a modern computer and a good broadband connection.

To help ensure that patients are aware of the availability of this service, practices are asked to display this information on their websites.

For more information, including an online user guide, visit the NHS 111 BSL website. 

 ARTHRITIS CARE

“Come and have a chat”

 

Chat to a trained Arthritis Champion volunteer at New Hall Lane Practice

The Health Centre, Geoffrey Street, Preston PR1 5NE

 

Get information about arthritis

Gain tips on coping day to day

Find out about services and support

 

Wednesdays 1.00 – 4.00 pm

Every two weeks: no appointment needed

13 & 27 January

10 & 24 February

9 & 23 March

6 & 20 Aprilwww.arthritiscare.org.uk

Gill 07734 238 682

E mail: gillp@arthritiscare.org.uk

 

 
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