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Dr Mary Stirrat gave birth to a baby boy on Friday 22nd April. Both mother and baby are both doing well. Dr Stirrat will now be on maternity leave until January 2023 with Dr Gail Osprey covering most of Dr Stirrat's days while she is off. 

PRACTICE NURSE & HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT

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The Practice Nurse ill be available every morning and some afternoons by advance appointment only.

Services provided by the Practice Nurse include:- Blood pressure and Well Person Checks. Diabetes, Asthma and Heart Disease reviews. Contraceptive Services and Cervical Smears. Travel advice and immunisations. Dressings and removal of stitches etc. Smoking cessation advice. Dietary weight  advice. Phlebotomy.


OTHER PRACTICE SERVICES

chdThe following health professionals run clinics for our patients and can be contacted as follows:

  • Baby Immunisation Clinic every Wednesday afternoon.
  • District Nurses 01250 872030
  • Community Midwives 01738 473991
  • Community Mental Health Team 01828 626000  
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Nurse - appointments available every Friday.
  • Practice Pharmacist - for any medication queries

Immunisation for Foreign Travel

For more information please click on the Travel Vaccination tab.


Minor Surgical Procedures

 

These are by specific arrangement, after an appointment and discussion with the doctor.


Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or at our reception or on the HMRC website.

For any illness lasting longer than seven days you will need to see the doctor for him/her to issue a sickness certificate and for any subsequent renewal of the certificate. If your employer insists on a sickness certificate for 7 days or less a charge will be levied.


INSURANCE AND MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS (not covered by NHS)

E.g. HGV medicals. Please telephone for a special appointment well in advance. A list of charges for non-NHS services is available at reception. These cannot usually be done at short notice.  

 
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