Services

All GP practices are contracted to provide “essential services”, that is, basic treatment of ill people. We now review all patients on an annual basis, with the following chronic diseases:

  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Learning Disability
  • Stroke/TIA
  • Obesity
  • Hypertension
  • Smoking Cessasion
  • Respiratory
  • Epilepsy
  • Thyroid
  • Mental Health
  • Cancer
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Heart Failure

We also provide the following “additional services”:

  • Child health surveillance, together with the Health Visiting team
  • Contraceptive services. Contraceptive advice, including coil, by attending during normal surgery hours or by appointment with the practice nurse
  • Immunisation for adults in relation to travel. Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS, please ask our practice nurse for details
  • Cervical smear – by appointment with the practice nurse. We strongly advise every woman aged 20-60 years have to have a cervical smear carried out every 3 years.
  • Joint Injections

We also hold contracts with GGNHSB for the following “enhanced services”:

  • An annual flu immunisation programme to protect the elderly and those at risk
  • Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems
  • Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with heart disease
  • Annual comprehensive review for patients with diabetes; this includes appointments with the dietician and podiatrist
  • A methadone substitution programme for patients with drug abuse problems