Appointments during Covid

In order to minimise footfall through the surgery to protect our patients we have amended the way we manage appointments at present. Please see a summary below:

We CANNOT offer:

  • Face to face consultations with the doctors (patient initiated)
  • Joint injections
  • Coil or contraceptive implants
  • Minor surgery
  • Appointments with the nurses for
    • Travel vaccinations
    • NHS Health Checks
    • Smoking advice
    • Ear syringing
    • Ear checks

We CAN offer:

  • Video consultations with a GP via the LIVI app. Click here to download
  • Online consultations. Click here to return to the first page of the website to use this option 
  • Telephone consultations EVERY day for any issue with the doctors (please be respectful of the pressures on the NHS at present)
  • Video consultations where an examination is required - this will be instigated by the GP
  • Cervical smears for those who have received a recall letter
  • Pre-bookable telephone consultations to discuss any test results
  • Baby immunisation clinics
  • Blood tests (must be booked through reception – online not available at present to ensure appropriate screening is carried out)
  • ECG’s where requested by the doctor
  • Swabs where requested by the doctor
  • Dressing or compressions changes
  • Stitch or staple removal
  • 6 week checks for mum and baby via video consultation
    • Examination of baby will take place at the 8 week immunisation appointment
  • Telephone consultations with the nurse for
    • Chronic Disease Management Advice / Review – including asthma inhalers
    • Blood pressure advice – you must have purchased your own blood pressure machine (these can be from pharmacies or on line)
    • Oral contraception (the pill)
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