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In addition to general medical consultations the practice also hosts a number of clinics and services:

 

Ante-natal appointments:

Our midwife has a clinic every Thursday 08:45-13:30. Once your pregnancy has been confirmed, the midwife will contact you to make an appointment.

 

Chronic Disease Management and Prevention:

Chronic diseases are long term conditions that need regularly reviewed. Appointments to review these are offered by our Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant. Please see below to find out who you should book an appointment with:

 

Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular disease

Initial Chronic Disease Review: Health Care Assistant (15 mins)

Follow up Chronic Disease Review: Practice Nurse (15 mins)

 

Asthma/COPD

Asthma Review: Practice Nurse (30 mins)

COPD Review: Practice Nurse (30 mins)

 

Contraception:

We are able to offer condom distribution, the contraceptive pill and the depot injection to our registered patients. For all other contraception and sexual health enquiries, please contact the One to One Centre in Shiremoor.

 

Health Visitor:

Our Health Visitor has a clinic every Thursday 13:30-15:00. Two weeks after your baby's birth, your midwife will hand over care for you and your baby to your health visitor. That care will continue until your child is five years old.

 

Lifestyle Management:

Our Health Care Assistant offers appointments for Smoking Cessation and Weight Management. If you want help to lose weight or quit smoking why not call and book an appointment?

 

Minor Surgery:

Our salaried GP Dr Bruce is able to perform some minor operations within the surgery. If you believe you may need a minor operation, please request an appointment with one of our GPs to discuss this.

 

Other Services:

Our Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant also offer additional services and treatment. Please see below:

Practice Nurse:

B12 injection

Dressings

Ear irrigation

Immunisations

Removal of stiches and staples

Smears

Travel appointments (for more information see our Travel Vaccination page)

 

Health Care Assistant:

B12 injection

Bloods (over 16s only)

Dressings

Health Checks (including blood pressure)

Removal of stitches

 

Specialist Clinics:

The Newcastle Hospitals run several specialist clinics including...

    • ENT
    • Hepatology
    • Gynae
    • ECHO
    • Renal
    • Ophthalmology
    • Dietcian
    • Audio Testing
    • Glaucoma
    • Retinal Screening
    • Dermatology

 

X-ray and Ultrasound

Due to unforeseen circumstances X-ray will only be available during the following times in the forthcoming weeks:

Wednesdays & Fridays - 14:00 to 18:00

As of 1st December

Our X-ray Facilities will increase to include

Monday 14:00-18:00

No appointment is needed however you must have been referred for an X-ray from an appropriate clinician such as your own GP or one of our Walk-in Nurse Practitioners.

 

Our Ultrasound clinic runs on a Monday 08:30-16:30 and operates on an appointment based following a referral from your GP.

 
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