Services available from the practice
 
All GP practices are contracted to provide "Essential Services", that is, basic treatment of ill people or those who percieve themselves to be ill. 
The practice also provides the following "Additional Services":
 
  • Cervical Smears -Carried out by the Practice Nurses
  • Child health surveillance, together with the Health Visiting team  
  • Maternity services in the antenatal and postnatal period, with SIMS, together with the midwives from the Queen Mother's Hospital/Southern General/Princess Royal
  • Routine immunisation of children, together with the Health Visiting team
  • Immunisation for adults in relation to travel. (Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS, please ask our practice nurse for details)
  • Freezing of warts and other small skin lesions
We also hold contracts with GGNHSB for the following "Enhanced Services"
  • An annual flu immunisation programme to protect the ederly, those at risk because of chronic diseases and their carers
  • Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems
  • MMR vaccinations to young people who have missed the routine schedule
  • Injections of joints