If you do not speak English as a first language, there is an interpreting Service available at the Practice, please feel free to availe of this service when you are in a consultation with either Gp or Practice Nurse
Deaf and Partially hearing patients
He have a few options available to the deaf and partially hearing patients in our Practice these include:
Video Relay Service
Children's Immunisation Clinic
Thursdays between 10am and 11.30am
These are carried out by appointment only with Dr Keys and Staff Nurse Tori Smylie.
Wednesday 2.00 - 4.20pm
This is run by Dr Savage and Practice Nurse Tori, by appointment only.
Contraceptive care is provided by both doctors during surgery hours. Dr Keys provides contraceptive implants as methods of contraception. Please make an appointment to discuss these options with her.
Cervical Smear Clinic
This is carried out by Staff Nurse Tori Smylie by appointment only.
We encourage ladies aged 25-65 to attend for this important test.
The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg insurance and driving licence, by appointment; please telephone the surgery. Ask at reception for the charges for these services.
Please pick up a Travel Vaccination Form from reception and once completed give back to a receptionist who will then give the form to a doctor. The doctor will provide a prescription for any vaccinations required and you must make an appointment with Staff Nurse Tori Smylie at least eight weeks in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover. A charge will be made for certain immunisations and vaccinations which are not covered by the NHS. A list of these charges is held at reception.
Travel clinics are available for immunisations and medication which are not covered by the NHS.
Requests For Antibiotics
Most coughs, colds and sore throats are due to viral infections and will not require antibiotics. If you feel you require an antibiotic, please make an appointment with a Doctor or Nurse. If no appointments are available leave your name and a contact number with some details regarding your illness and a Doctor will contact you. You may then be asked to attend the surgery. Please contact the surgery before 10.00am to book a telephone call.
Minor surgery can be arranged by making an initial appointment for assessment with Dr Savage, Dr Keys. Some procedures may be performed in the surgery.
If you are 65 or over, it is advisable to get an influenza vaccination every year. It is also recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing homes. Please contact the surgery from October for details of vaccination dates and to make an appointment.
Clinics are arranged throughout the year. If you suffer with COPD or asthma you will be invited to attend the surgery for regular reviews. These are by appointment only.
COPD Clincs are held by our Practice Pharmacist every Thursday Pm
Asthma Clinics are held by our Practice Nurse Tori Smylie