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Did you know you can now book appointments online? and request repeat medication online? Please ask at reception who can set you up. 

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Did you know that Dr Vellaturi can now fit and remove contraceptive implants? Please book an appointment with the Nurse for a chat regarding this service. 

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Need proof that you have been to see us? Just ask for an appointment time card at reception to give to your employer / school  

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NHS England are planning to extract coded GP Data as part of the Care.Data program.

Please visit the Latest news link below for further details and how you are able to decline...

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Please take a look at our common childhood illnesses guide in the latest news section of our website...

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School Examination Absences:

We are unable to issue Doctors Notes to cover School Exam Absence.
In Line with guidance from OFQUAL (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulator) we will not be providing notes to cover absence from school examinations due to sickness.
A note from your Doctor is not expected, required or taken into account.

www.ofqual.gov.uk/2771.aspx

Thank you.

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Antenatal and Postnatal

Antenatal clinics are held on Wednesday mornings, by the midwife.  Postnatal reviews done by doctor please contact reception to arrange appointments. 

Contraceptive Treatments

Did you know we provide a wide range of contraceptive options such as the fitting and removals of implants, copper coil, mirena coil, and also various pills. Please contact the receptionist to book an appointment with the Nurse for a contraception chat.

Vaccination and Immunisation Clinic

We recommend full immunisations for all babies and pre-school children. 

Influenza Vaccinations

It is Government policy that all patients over the age of 65 years, those with chronic diseases such as heart, chest and kidney diseases and those suffering with diabetes, asthma or immuno-supression receive an annual ‘flu vaccination.  Vaccinations are given annually, normally between September and December. 

Travel Advice and Vaccinations for those Travelling Abroad

The practice Nurses are available to give advice to patients planning to travel abroad.  Please make an appointment with a Nurse to discuss your needs.  

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Asthma

We hold regular dedicated asthma clinics where your condition can be monitored and advice given to you. 

Smoking Cessation

We offer advice to all patients regarding smoking cessation programmes and have QUIT 51 smoking team in Surgery to help give you the best support and care to help you to stop smoking. please contact them below to make an appointment at our surgery. 

Call 0800 622 6968

Text smokefree to 66777

Minor Surgery

The Doctors carry out a wide range of minor surgery procedures. If you have a wart or a mole you want removing please book in with Dr Upputuri to see if you can be added onto our Minor Operations list. 

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  • Advice on preventing illness
  • Advice on managing a long-term health condition
  • Cervical screening (smear tests)
  • Contraceptive services (emergency and routine)

Specialist services

  • Womens’ health
  • Mens’ health
  • Child health
  • Cardiovascular care including:
    -       anticoagulant dosing
    -       ischaemic heart disease screening, prevention and management
    -       other circulatory disease screening, prevention and management
  • Treatment for minor injuries and illnesses including wounds, cuts, bruises, sprains, strains and minor burns.
  • pregnant3Pregnancy testing
  • Antenatal (pregnancy) care
  • Smoking cessation service
  • Diabetes clinic
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) clinic
  • Asthma clinic
  • Chronic kidney disease monitoring
  • Palliative (end of life) care
  • Health screening
  • Cholesterol and blood sugar testing
  • Blood pressure checks
 
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