At A Glance:-
- On-line Appointment Booking
- 24 Hour Automated Telephone Booking System
- Cervical Smear Tests
- Family Planning
- Minor Surgery
- Travel Immunisations/Vaccinations
- Smoking Cessation
- Wirral Alcohol Service
- Chronic Disease Management
ANTENATAL CLINIC (Wednesday 1.00pm - 3.00pm)
All partners are happy to provide antenatal services in conjunction with the community team of midwives.
This is run by practice nurse, Trish Byrne, in conjunction with the doctors, by appointment only.
This is run by practice nurse, Glenys Perry, in conjunction with the doctors, by appointment only.
WELL WOMAN APPOINTMENTS
Please ask at reception for details. These appointments are available with the practice nurse, in conjunction with a female doctor, and incorporate all aspects of women’s health issues:- smears, pill checks, coil fitting and contraception advice, HRT and menopause advice, dietary advice.
Your own doctor can perform certain surgical procedures here at the surgery. Your doctor will arrange these appointments.
CHRONIC DISEASE CLINICS
We also provide specialist care for patients with heart disease, hypertension, stroke, COPD, epilepsy, cancer, hypothyroidism and mental health problems. Please ask at reception for details.
CERVICAL SMEAR TESTS
This very important screening test is carried out by the practice nurses and only takes a few minutes. All ladies between the ages of 25 and 64 years of age are advised to have regular tests. This simple test can help in the early detection and treatment of disease.
FAMILY PLANNING AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES
This service is not just about contraception but is about how people look after themselves during their reproductive years, including pre-conception and during and after the menopause. A full range of services is provided including advice regarding modern family planning techniques.
We have a wide range of counselling services available. Appointments are made by referral from your doctor.
If you have any worries or queries about children’s vaccinations, please feel free to discuss them with your doctor, practice nurse or health visitor. We strongly recommend that all babies and children are fully immunised. All staff including nurses have been fully trained in immunisation procedures.
Please ask at reception for a travel vaccination form which must be completed and handed in at least eight weeks in advance of your holiday. This information will be passed to one of our practice nurses to process, you will then be contacted to arrange a suitable appointment. A charge may be made for certain immunisations which are not covered by the NHS. Please ask at reception for details.
An annual flu vaccination is strongly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes or asthma, and all patients aged 65 or over.
Please contact the reception staff in August for details of the vaccination programme
CITIZEN ADVICE BUREAU
Appointments available with a representative from the Citizens Advice Bureau. Please see reception for details.