CLINICS

Appointments with our practice nurses and health care assistants can be booked online via Patient Access.

 

Practice nurses are available for:

  • Asthma reviews
  • Diabetes reviews
  • Cardiovascular disease reviews
  • Dressings
  • Travel Vaccinations – see the travel advice section for more information
  • Child and other vaccinations
  • Well Woman Check – including smears, coil and pill checks.
  • Ear Syringing
  • New patient checks
  • Spirometry Testing

 

Health care assistants are available for:

  • Blood Tests –  appointments are available in the mornings, with some available from 7.30am. 
  • B12 injections and flu, pneumococcal, shingles vaccinations
  • ECGs
  • NHS Health Checks - a free health check available for adults aged 40-74 every five years

 

Other Services:

  • Family Planning Services – Dr Gemma Helme fits coils by appointment. We also provide contraception advice, depot injections and coil checks by appointment with Anna Salisbury, one of our practice nurses.
  • Emergency Contraception – we provide emergency contraceptive advice here at the surgery, and several local pharmacies also provide this service free of charge.
  • Maternity Care – our midwife holds a weekly ante-natal clinic on Wednesdays from 1pm by appointment. This is bookable via the Maternity Department at Furness General. Tel: 01229 403838.
  • Child vaccinations – by appointment with Anna Salisbury, one of our practice nurses.
  • Minor Injuries – we provide minor injury assessment and treatment services during normal working hours.
  • Minor Surgery and Joint Injections – Dr Hugh Reeve carries out minor surgery and joint injections by appointment. Please arrange to discuss a possible procedure with Dr Reeve, who will then book you an appointment.
  • Anticoagulation Clinics – for patients on warfarin, we provide an anticoagulation monitoring service.  INR tests are carried out by appointment at the surgery. The follow up appointment will be arranged during your visit but if you need to re-arrange an appointment could you please contact the surgery and ask for Deena or Diane. The District Nurses can undertake an INR check for any patient unable to get to the surgery due to medical reasons.
  • Social Services and Carers – support can be accessed via the surgery.
  • Stop Smoking Service – any patients wanting help to stop smoking can access this through the Well Pharmacy at the Health Centre, and also from other local pharmacies. A number of nicotine replacement and other treatments are available free of charge. Patients can self-refer to this service and do not need to see a practice doctor or nurse.

 

District Nurses, Health Visitors, Podiatry, Physiotherapy and some Mental Health Services are based at the Health Centre in Grange-over-Sands.

Practice NewsFind us on FacebookChange your Details

Self Help Advice and Tools

We value your feedback about our services. Please tell us what your think by completing a very short survey.

NHS (nhs.uk)

The NHS website. Take control of your health and wellbeing. Get medical advice, information about healthcare services and support for a healthy life.

Top of Page