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Health Checks & Clinics

A range of clinics is provided at the surgery. Please contact reception for further details or to book an appointment.

Child Health Development Clinic

With a GP Thursday 4.00 to 5.30pm

A routine check will be made at eight weeks of age by one of our doctors in the CHS clinic. An appointment for this will be sent to you automatically but if you think your child has been missed please contact the surgery and we will be pleased to advise you. On occasion we will hold additional CHS clinics should the need arise.

Children’s Immunisations

Nurse-led Thursday 2.00 to 3.30pm

Respiratory Clinics – COPD/Asthma

Nurse-led Monday 2.10 to 4.55pm
Tuesday 10.50 to 11.35am + 2.10 to 3.25pm (evening appts available on request booked by nurse)
Wednesday 8.40 to 12.35pm
Friday 10.40 to 12.30am and 3.40 to 4.25pm

Diabetic Clinic

Nurse-led Tuesday 8.40 to 11.40am and 4.00 to 5.30pm (evening appts available on request booked by nurse)
Thursday 11.40 to 12.40pm
Friday 2.10 to 5.15pm


Under 18s Sexual health Service

The under 25s drop in clinic is now being managed slightly differently. All under 18s should visit either St Mary's in Newport or the Health and Well Being Centre in Ryde as directed in the advert above. Under 25s are still being seen as drop-ins on Wednesday afternoon from 14.00.

A full range of family planning care, including coil fitting and emergency contraception, is available from the surgery. Family planning advice is available from your own doctor during a normal surgery appointment or you can make an appointment in our family planning clinic, which is held as per the above schedule.

We strongly believe in the preventative value of regular cervical smears. Having a cervical smear performed is a simple, painless procedure. Patients are regularly called by the computer programme operated by PPSA.

The fitting of an intra-uterine device (coil), diaphragm (cap) or implant requires a special appointment which you may arrange after discussion with your family planning nurse or doctor.

You do not have to be registered with a practice in order to obtain family planning advice. Patients of this practice are able to attend any of the other local surgeries for contraceptive advice if they wish. Similarly, patients of other local surgeries are welcome to attend us for contraceptive advice.

Coronary Heart Disease/Health Promotion Clinic

Nurse-led Friday 11.00am to 12.45pm

Minor Surgical Procedures

These consultations (maximum 30 minutes) are carried out during a special appointment which is arranged through your own doctor.

Warfarin Clinic

Nurse-led Monday 8.40am to 12.40pm
Thursday 8.40am to 12.40pm + 2.10pm to 5.30pm

Travel Clinic

Nurse-led Friday 4.25 to 5.55pm

Influenza Vaccine

The aim of influenza immunisation is to protect those who are at increased risk of complications should they develop flu. Immunisation is therefore strongly recommended for adults with any of the following:

Asthma and other chronic lung diseases Coronary heart disease
Diabetes Renal disease

In addition, patients aged 65 or over, and those in nursing and residential homes are also advised to have flu vaccinations as are pregnant women, children, carers and patients who are immuno-suppressed and those living with them. The vaccine is usually given each year between September and December and special clinics are held at the surgery. We don't usually write to patients to invite you to attend the flu clinics, as we usually advertise locally and place promotional banners outside the surgery. You can usually book your flu clinic appointment from early September.

If you would like to discuss flu vaccinations, please speak to a practice nurse.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

Recommended for:

  • All patients aged 65 and over
  • Patients aged 55-65 with chronic diseases of the heart, lungs or liver, or with diabetes
  • Patients aged 2-65 with chronic renal disease, sickle cell disease or who have had their spleen removed.

If you fall into one of these categories and would like to be immunised against pneumococcal disease, please discuss with the practice nurse so that an appointment can be arranged for you. Most people will only need to have the vaccine once. You may need a second dose if you have certain conditions such as a damaged spleen or no spleen, or problems with your kidneys. Please speak to our nurse if you think this applies to you.

Learning Difficulties

All patients with learning difficulties are offered a full annual health check. These are undertaken by one of our GPs and usually supported by our Health Care Assistant. Health checks can be done in the surgery or at the patients' place of residence, whichever is best for the patient. The health check involves monitoring blood pressure, height, weight, BMI and where possible a blood test to check for any other health problems. In addition the GP will discuss a patient's health and wellbeing as appropriate with the patient and / or their carer.

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