We are able to provide specialist clinics and preventative/continuing care for the following groups and conditions:
Two clinics are held at the practice on a Monday afternoon and Thursday morning, run by the midwives. Once you become pregnant you will be offered appointments regularly throughout your pregnancy both at the practice and at the hospital.
Please see our section on Pregnancy Appointments and Pregnancy and You
The Health Visiting Team will have contact with families from the antenatal stage until your child reaches 5 years old where families can then access the School Nursing Service. The team can be contacted on 01508 535375.
Patients will be seen by their doctor for a postnatal health check at 8 weeks (often referred to as a Six-week Check) along with their babies first set of immunisations.
Immunisations are provided by the Nursing Team in conjunction with the Health Visitor, the "Vaccination Schedule" can be found under "Further Information" on the right hand side of this screen. Please remember to bring your child's Personal Child Health Record "Red Book" along to any appointment including immunisations, development check or any other clinic.
If you wish to discuss your contraceptive needs (Contraceptive Choices) please book a routine appointment with your doctor. Once you are on a regular form of contraception appointments are offered with the nurses for contraceptive injections and pill checks. The Nursing Team also offers free Emergency Contraception (the Morning After Pill), however Under 16s will need to book an appointment with the doctor.
Contraception Device Fitting Clinic
We are able to fit Mirena/IUS and Implants.
Our GPs are happy to discuss options with you and answer any questions you may have.
If you would like to book an appointment please contact our Reception Team.
If you are booked for an IUS/IUD please click HERE for the assessment form.
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
If you are on HRT you will be seen by either your Doctor or the Nursing Team for routine check-ups.
Women are called for screening at the age of 24 years 6 months, and then called regularly until they reach 64 years old. You will receive a letter asking you to make an appointment with the practice nurse. We can only offer screening when your test is due. This is a very important form of Screening and looks for the HPV virus which is known to sometimes cause cell changes.
Women are called for Breast Screening every three years between the ages of 50 and 70 (you will receive your first invitation between your 50th and 53rd birthday). Screening is carried out in mobile breast screening units or special clinics. After 70 you will not routinely be called for ongoing breast screening but it is available on request by telephoning 01603 287777. If you can't decide whether or not to attend your screening or are worried this leaflet might help you - please click HERE. Check yourself regularly with help from the following leaflet - Be Breast Aware - click HERE
Our Nursing Team can offer advice on diet and general healthy lifestyles, along with basic health checks or general medical advice (previously known as Well Woman or Well Man clinics).
Some of our Nurses specialise in Diabetes and they run clinics offering health checks, guidance and advice for newly diagnosed and long term diabetics.
Some of our Nurses specialise in Respiratory and run clinics offering general health checks and advice.
Coronary Heart Disease/Hypertension - HTN/Stroke
You will be seen for an annual review by the Nurses.
Minor Injuries and Dressing Clinic
Our Nursing Team can see you for a minor injury, however if you have severe bleeding, severe burn or you have fallen and cannot weight bear on a limb you will need to attend the Accident and Emergency department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The practice does not perform stitching or have any x-ray equipment, however they can remove stitches and change dressings. If you are in any doubt please telephone and speak to one of our Receptionists who will be happy to guide you.
Flu Vaccination clinics are held every Autumn and are intended for patients over the age of 65, pregnant women and those living with chronic diseases such as chest or heart conditions, liver disease or diabetes. Please contact reception to check if you are eligible for a vaccination or to make an appointment.
The Penumococcal Vaccination is routinely offered to babies as part of their childhood vaccination schedule as three separate injections. It is also available for patients aged 65 and over, or if you have a condition considered high risk. It is a single vaccination, which will protect for life. It is not an annual injection like the flu vaccine.
Appointments for blood tests are provided by our Healthcare Assistants and can be booked via our Reception Team.
However, if our clinics are busy blood testing for adults is available at the Norwich Practices' Walk-In & Health Centre** or at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital**.
Blood tests for babies and children under 16 years old are done at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital**.
**If your blood test is being done elsewhere please remember to ask us for your Blood Test Request Form as your blood cannot be taken without it
Treatment of Ear Wax
Ear wax is naturally produced inside your ears to keep them clean and free of germs. If you are having problems with a build-up of wax please see our leaflet - Managing Ear Wax