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Clinic

Description

Time

   
Antenatal CareRoutine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwife.Wednesday Mornings
Mother and BabyA drop-in clinic for advice and weight checking with the Health Visitors for all children up to age 5.Every 1st/3rd & 5th Wed of the month 9.30am - 11.00am Tel: 01603 774313
Minor IllnessesInformation, advice and treatment for people suffering from conditions as stated in the 'Other Information' section.Daily 
Children's HealthOur Health Visitors are available to give advice on all aspects of your child's health, development and behaviour.Every 1st/3rd & 5th Wed of the month 9.30am-11am Tel:01603 774313

 

  
   

 

Services provided by our Nurses

Appointments may be made to see a Nurse for a wide range of services, including:

  • taking_childs_temperatureWell person checks and health advice
  • Cervical smears
  • Travel immunisations
  • Wound dressings
  • Removal of sutures
  • Ear syringing
  • Blood tests
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Information, advice and treatment regarding 'minor illnesses', examples of which are listed in the section below.

Phlebotomy Clinics (blood samples) are held every morning between 08:30 and 12.00.

Minor Illness Clinic

Certain conditions can be effectively and efficiently treated using our Minor Illness Clinic. Here are some examples of illnesses that we treat:

  • bandageSore throats
  • Coughs
  • Ear aches
  • Rashes
  • Sore eyes
  • Painful or heavy periods
  • Sinusitis
  • Athlete's foot
  • Diarrhoea and/or vomiting
  • Nose bleeds
  • Cystitis
  • Hay fever
  • Thrush or vaginal discharge
  • Acute asthma
  • Boils
  • Colds
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Eczema
  • Fungal/ ingrown toenails
  • Impetigo
  • Insect bites
  • Laryngitis
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Paronychia
  • Shingles
  • Veruccas
  • Warts

 We also offer Emergency Contraception in our Minor Illness Clinic.


Family Planning and Antenatal Clinic

baby_and_pregnant_mumOur GPs are on the Obstetric list and have a certificate in Family Planning. They are subsequently well qualified and able to provide a full range of contraception advice and treatments, including implants.

If you would prefer to see a female GP then please ask. 

Patients requiring TheMorning After contraception will be seen as soon as possible in the next available surgery.

If you think you may be pregnant, please let the GP know before any treatment commences or an X-ray is arranged.

As a general rule, it is best to start Folic Acid supplements as early as possible in the pregnancy, and avoid smoking, alcohol and non-prescribed medications.


Travel vaccinations and holiday immunisations 

If you are going abroad, your travel agency should inform you of any vaccines you may require. Up-to-date information may be obtained by telephoning NHS Direct on 0845 46 47, or by visiting http://www.masta.org/. You can also use the World Health Organisation website at www.who.int/ith/. Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse at least 2 months before travelling and bring any previous vaccination cards or details with you.


Smoking cessation

There is an active initiative and plenty of support provided by this surgery and other organisations to help individuals to stop smoking. Leaflets, information and access to help is available from the Practice. For some useful phone numbers and websites, please refer to the 'Useful telephone numbers' section at the bottom of this page.


Counselling service

A qualified and highly experienced counselling service is provided by (NHS Norfolk), called Managed Therapy Service. This provides a confidential service to our patients. The GP will arrange referrals as appropriate.

 

 
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