Clinics - we have suspended most of our routine clinics due to COVID

We aim for first class attention to patients with chronic health problems such as diabetes, asthma, joint diseases, emphysema, heart disease and lipid disorders etc. 

asthma_inhalerAsthma Clinic – During normal surgery times

Full review of symptoms, causes and treatment with individually tailored management plans. 

Antenatal Clinics – Wednesday all day 

Midwife led check-ups throughout pregnancy – access to doctors when required. 

Pregnant ladies can self-refer to the service during the pandemic via: Pregnancybooking.cav@wales.nhs.uk

Cervical Smears – During normal surgery times 

Child Health Surveillance – Thursday morning - the Health Visitors aren't running clinics at the practice due to the latest lockdown.  The can be reached on 029 21 847 748.

Access to health visitors for general advice on feeding, sleep problems etc. as well as health screening and a vaccination programme run by Dr Brooks. 

Contraception - During normal surgery times

Sayana Press information for patients: https://www.sayanaanswers.co.uk/home

Diabetic Clinic – Variable clinics throughout the working week 

All our diabetic patients are offered a comprehensive health check and screening programme at least annually including retinal photography to check for early eye changes. Cardiovascular risk assessment and advice on modifying risks is also given. 

Family Planning – During normal surgery times pregnant

All the doctors in the practice are approved to give advice on family planning. 

Hypertension (blood pressure) – During normal surgery times 

To ensure optimal control of this important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. 

Minor Surgery/Rheumatology/Joint Injections – Ask at reception for details 

Run by Dr McLoughlin for the removal of skin lesions, joint and soft tissue injections, sclerotherapy to varicose veins and thread veins. 

Smoking Cessation Clinic – Ask at reception 

A six-session course to help those motivated to quit. 

Cryotherapy Clinic – Ask at reception for details 

Liquid nitrogen spray gun for effective one stop treatment of warts and verrucas and other small skin lesions. 

Travel Clinic - Ask at reception 

Full travel advice and vaccination service is currently unavailable.  Please note some travel vaccines are not available on the NHS and will therefore attract a fee.  Generally vaccination programmes need to start 6 weeks before your intended date of travel. 

Flu Clinic

From August each year our winter flu vaccination programme commences.  We advise that everyone over 65 or with chronic illness should receive this vaccine.  Clinic times will be posted on notice boards in the surgery and also on this website prior to the clinics. 

Enhanced Services 

  • Anticoagulation service
  • Near Patient testing / monitoring
  • Alcohol and drug abuse service
  • Minor Injuries and wounds service
  • Nursing Home 

In Addition 

  • Registered patients aged 16-75 who have not been seen for 3 years may request a consultation.
  • Registered patients aged over 75 years who have not been seen in the previous 12 months may request a consultation (if you are unable to attend the surgery for these checks because of your medical condition a home visit may be arranged).
 
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