NURSES CLINICS

Our nurses can offer the following services and clinics at both locations (High Street and Firs). There is no specific Minor Illnesses clinic at the Firs but occasionally a nurse is available. Please ask at reception.

 

Nurses Clinic

  • Clinic: Minor Illnesses:
  • Asthma, Eczema, Hay fever, Allergies
  • Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT): Congestion, Ear infections, Sinusitis, Sore throat
  • Eyes: eye infections
  • Skin conditions: Rashes, Infections, Shingles, Boils, Abscesses, Acne, Bites
  • Infestations: Head lice, scabies, Thread worm
  • Infected cuts or wounds
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Minor Burns
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vaginal discharge, infections

 

Telephone advice

Our nurses are always willing to give telephone advice relating to the following:

  • Childhood diseases
  • Colds / Flu
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea & vomiting
  • Fever
  • Sunburn

 

Asthma Clinic

This consists of Consultation(s) to ensure that the patient’s asthma is in good control and appropriate medications and devices are being used.

 

Baby immunisations and vaccinations Clinic

Tuesday afternoons at the High Street Surgery are set apart exclusively for baby immunisations. If you cannot make this clinic, an alternative appointment can be arranged.

 

Diabetic Clinic

This clinic provides general check-ups to prevent complications of diabetes to develop and improve the patient’s well-being.

 

Flu / Pneumococcal Clinic

From the end of September / beginning of October there will be a special clinic to obtain your flu and/or pneumococcal immunisation(s) where appropriate. Look out for posters in the surgery.

 

Hypertension Screening & Monitoring Clinic

If a blood pressure is above normal the nurse will monitor and assess the patient for a period of time (average of 3 months) to ensure well-being. Appropriate referral to GP will be made if necessary.

Travel Clinic

In this clinic up-to-date and all-round advice is given for business and holiday travel, backpacking, adventure holidays etc. It offers, amongst others; the necessary vaccinations, medication, emergency travel kits and malaria advice. Travel medical packs can be purchased at the Surgery.

Other services

  • Ear syringing
  • Dressings / removals of sutures / clips
  • Coil checks
  • Spirometry
  • Contraception/pill check
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