The midwife and doctors run antenatal clinics by appointment. The midwife makes routine home visits after the baby is born. The doctor makes a full postnatal check between 6 and 8 weeks.
Child Health Surveillance
Clinics are held on Monday and Thursday afternoons for development checks and immunisations by appointment.
We are happy to provide family planning advice and offer a full contraceptive service, including coil and implant fitting. For more information visit our Family Planning page.
Small operations (such as cysts, moles, etc.) and joint injections are carried out by doctors when these are clinically indicated. Please consult one of the doctors before making an appointment for one of these services. Any major injuries should be taken to casualty at Harrogate District Hospital.
To discuss minor surgery, please make an appointment with Dr Ade, Dr Hall or Dr Salisbury.
For joint injections, please make an appointment with one of the following GPs:
We think it is very important that everyone, especially children, are fully immunised against serious infections. If you think that you or your children are not fully covered please ask the doctor or nurse who are happy to advise. On request we also provide vaccinations for, and give advice on foreign travel (see travel advice below).
Other Specialist Clinics
NHS Health Check
The NHS Health Check scheme is a national initiative whereby patients between the ages of 40 and 74 are invited to their GP practices for a series of health checks, including blood pressure and blood tests. If you are in this age range, you will receive an appointment for such a Health Check. Learn more about NHS Health Checks here, or watch this video from Public Health England.
Coronary Heart Disease
Clinics are held for review of patients with heart disease. These are held by two practice nurses and supported by a doctor.
Clinics are held by three of our practice nurses supported by a doctor.
Asthma & COPD Clinics
Four of our practice nurses have special training in this area of medicine and hold weekly clinics for Asthma & COPD. If you have asthma or COPD it is important to have regular reviews. Please make an appointment at reception.
Our nurses provide up-to-date advice on vaccinations and illness avoidance for overseas travel. Please note: recommendations change all the time, do not assume you are covered. There may be a charge for some of these vaccines. For more information visit our Travel Services page.
Memory Support Clinic
This GP-led clinic, which is held every other Wednesday morning, is for patients who have been diagnosed with dementia.
Connect Well Clinic
Connect Well is a new social prescribing service, which works in partnership with primary care to navigate people to relevant services and support groups within the community. For more information visit our Connect Well page.
Every other Wednesday we have a clinic run by Carers Leeds, here at the surgery. If you are a carer ask reception for a Yellow Card and when you have completed the short form hand it back to the practice and we will send a referral to Carers Leeds. For more information, visit www.carersleeds.org.uk
Appointments are available with your own doctor or a female doctor to receive advice on women’s health matters including contraception and the menopause. Routine smears are undertaken by the Practice Nurse.
Those patients on Warfarin tablets who require regular blood tests can have them done at the practice in a specific clinic on Friday mornings. Please note that appointments for this particular clinic are arranged by the hospital.
NON – NHS SERVICES
Many services are not covered by the NHS and a fee will be charged for providing them. A list of BMA approved fees can be viewed here and is also displayed on the surgery notice board. These services include:
- Insurance reports and medicals
- Holiday cancellation forms
- Private referral letters and claim forms
- Private sick notes
- Private prescriptions
- Certain travel vaccines
We cannot provide the following non NHS services:
- Countersignature for passport application
- Countersignature for proof of identity
- Letters to confirm attendance at GP clinic for purposes of school, university, or work absence.