Clinics & Services
Ante-natal Care - Care throughout your pregnancy is available at the surgery. Once there is a confirmation of your pregnancy you will be asked to make an appointment with the midwifery team. Ante-natal checks will be made with midwife by appointment.
Post-natal examination will also be made by appointment 6 - 8 weeks after delivery. All of the doctors provide ante-natal care in association with the practice midwife.
Asthma - we advise all our patients with asthma to attend an annual review. All our doctors can undertake the assessment and patients should make an appointment by contacting reception.
Cervical Smears -these can be arranged through the receptionist. For women between 25-50 this should be every three years and for women between 50-65 every five years (or more frequently if indicated). This can be done here at the surgery, by the practice nurse.
Counselling - a fully trained counselor is available to discuss mental health issues and personal problems. See your doctor to make an appointment.
Diabetic Clinic - we aim to achieve good control of diabetes and prevent complications by providing regular check ups and education. Appointments will be offered to all patients with diabetes.
Family Planning - we offer confidential contraceptive and family planning advice and services during normal surgery hours. Condom information is available on request. Pre-conception advice is also available. Family planning clinics are also held by the local health authority and further detailed information is available at the Family planning association http://www.fpa.org.uk/a
Foreign Travel - Please arrange an appointment for any advice with the practice nurse. Further information is available at http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk
Heart Disease - appointments will be offered to all patients who have angina or who have had a heart attack or stroke, who have heart failure, or who are at high risk of developing heart disease. The aim is to review the condition and treatment, and lower risk factors in order to prevent further illness.
Minor surgery - please discuss with GP.
Nursing Services - the practice employs a practice nurse who can help with dressings, injections, removal of stitches, ear syringing, blood tests, cervical smears, family planning and health promotion. District nurses also provide treatment and advice to the housebound, patients recently discharged from hospital, the terminally ill and visit patients over 75 years to carry out health checks. A health visitor, community midwife and nurse practitioner are also attached to the practice. To make an appointment please contact reception.
Smoking Cessation - our trained nurses can help patients to go smoke free. Regular one to one counseling can be arranged through reception. Further help is also available at local NHS venues. Further information is available at Find your local NHS Stop Smoking Service
Vaccinations and Immunisations – a full range of vaccinations and immunisations are available for both adults and children including flu, tetanus, meningitis and hepatitis. Please ask for further details or arrange to see the practice nurse.
Well Woman Clinic
We now have a well woman clinic based at Blaydon Primary Care Centre starting on Thursday 16th August 4.00pm-8.00pm. The clinic will be held on alternate Thursdays and Nicola Grant our Nurse Practitioner will be the Clinician that you will see. For further information please contact the practice.