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Practice nurse Clinics

Our nurses are experienced in offering advice and supervision in the following:

Well-person

Our nurses are experienced in offering advice and supervision in the following:

  • blood_pressure6Well Women

    Including cervical smears, Coil checks and contraceptive pill checks. For futher information regarding family planning please visit http://www.fpa.org.uk/ 

  • Well person health check

         Suitable for men and women.

  • Stop smoking

    Whether you’re a light smoker, heavy smoker or social smoker quitting can be difficult. Preparation can go a long way. By preparing yourself the process will become much easier. You are 4 times more likely to quit with our help and support, If you choose to accept our support you could be entitled to up to 12 weeks Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) or medication on prescription.

    To be eligible for this support you will need to attend our clinic once a week for a minimum of 5 weeks, appointments are mostly available Thursday afternoon. Some telephone appointments can be arranged if it’s more convenient. Most pharmacies will also offer the same service if our clinic is inconvenient.

    Further information about giving up smoking is available here

  • Diet Advice

    Constructive general dietary advice.

  • Blood Pressure

    Routine checks and follow-up of patients with high blood pressure.

Asthma

Our asthma clinic is run by a nurse trained in asthma and allergies.

Asthma treatment is constantly advancing. We aim to keep you up to date, improve your understanding and minimise the effect your asthma has on you.

We strongly recommend all patients with asthma should attend at least annually.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Our COPD clinic is run by a nurse trained in COPD management.

COPD treatment is constantly advancing. We aim to keep you up to date, improve your understanding and minimise the effect COPD has on you. We strongly recommend all patients with COPD attend at least annually.

 

Diabetes

Long-term complications of diabetes are minimised or avoided by good diabetic care and control. We have a doctor with a special interest in diabetes and our nurse has had special training.

We like all our diabetic patients to attend this clinic in the interests of their long-term health and to attend for regular review appointments.

 

Hypertension

Patients with high blood pressure should attend the hypertension clinic for annual review, to be offered advice and treatment to promote long-term health.

Cervical Smears

Women between the ages of 25 and 65 are strongly recommended to have a routine smear test every three years. This is normally done by the practice nurses and regular checks offer you over 90% protection against developing cancer of the cervix ( neck of the womb).

Minor Illnesses

If you are suffering from any of the conditions below and require an urgent appointment on the day please ask to see the urgent care nurse.

  • Allergic Reactionsblood_pressure4
  • Asthma attack 
  • Boils
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold sores
  • Colds and flu
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Discharging eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Earache
  • Fever
  • Fungal infections (further information about fungal nail infections can be found here
  • Hay fever
  • Headache
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Infected wounds
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nosebleeds
  • Oral thrush
  • Rashes
  • Shingles
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore eyes
  • Sore throat
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Threadworms
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Warts \ Verrucae (further information about warts \ verrucaes can be found here. Please note freezing treatment is no longer performed at Regal Chambers further information can be found here
 
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