If you have any questions about our clinics you can telephone Pam Newey, Clinic Support, on 01527 571310.
The clinic is held every Thursday 9.00am - 12.30pm. Child heath surveillance services are run in accordance with Health Authority guidelines and your child will be sent for to attend for their regular recommended immunisations.
This is provided by the doctors. After being seen by the doctor, patients should contact the Alexandra Hospital for a midwife appointment on 01527 488141.
FAMILY PLANNING (Sr Isabel Hyde)
Advice on all forms of contraception for all ages is available from doctors and nurses, including the insertion of IUCDs (coils), fitting of caps and the prescription of the “morning-after pill”. A family planning clinic is held on Mondays 2.00 - 5.30pm by appointment.
A weekly clinic is held every Wednesday morning 8.30 - 11.30am. All diabetic patients will be called upon at least on an annual basis for review. Eye care and foot care can also be arranged.
ASTHMA CLINIC (Sr Nichola Mushen)
A regular weekly clinic is held where all asthmatic patients are encouraged to attend for an annual review. Patients need to telephone the surgery for an appointment.
COPD CLINIC (CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE) (Sr Linda Clarke)
Regular weekly clinics are held. All COPD patients will be invited to attend at least once a year and will be invited for a spirometry test beforehand.
ANTI-COAGULANT CLINIC (INR/Warfarin) (Sr Nichola Mushen)
A clinic is held every Monday and Thursday to take blood tests of patients on
CARDIOVASCULAR (Heart) CLINIC (Sr Sarah Follis)
Regular weekly clinics are held. All patients will be requested to attend for review at least once per year. Newly diagnosed patients or those following surgery will be contacted by the lead nurse.
Blood pressure can be monitored using the self-help test area in the waiting room. Please hand blood pressure results to reception to be entered into your records.
This is held weekly. Patients will automatically be called for their smear test every three to five years, or sooner if necessary.
A regular weekly clinic is held for patients who are planning an overseas holiday and need advice and/or vaccinations for the destination of choice. You can download a travel health questionnaire using the link below. Telephone consultations with the travel nurse will be arranged when you submit the form. A face to face appointment will be booked after your telephone consultation if any vaccinations are required.
Please telephone the surgery to make an appointment.
Travel Health Questionnaire
All the doctors are qualified to do minor surgery. They may give various soft tissue and joint injections when indicated and run wart clinics.
This clinic is held regularly at the New Road Surgery, for the removal of warts, skin tags etc. You will need to be referred by the doctor to this clinic.
There is an NHS physiotherapy clinic in the surgery. You may be referred there or to the hospital, depending on your problem. Private physiotherapy is provided by the Taft Physiotherapy Practice.
FREE NHS HEALTH CHECKS
Patients aged between 40/-74 (with no existing health problems) are entitled to a FREE NHS Health Check. For further information, please contact Clinic Support on 01527 571310.
The practice has an attached social worker who works with the over 65 year old population.
MINOR INJURIES SERVICE
At the Princess of Wales Community Hospital, there is a minor injuries service with GPs in attendance. It is open from 8.00am to 8.00pm from Monday to Friday and 12 noon - 8.00pm Saturday and Sunday. Patients should attend this unit for minor injuries and the A&E Department at Alexandra Hospital of Redditch with more serious injuries.
The practice has been involved with many research projects with the Medical Research Council and Birmingham University. You may be asked to help in a research project if it seems appropriate. However, it will not cause offence if you decline. We supply anonymous data to medical research organisations.
NON-NHS MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS
The doctors undertake, for a fee, medical examinations for insurance, employment, HGV and PSV licences and for other purposes which are not part of the NHS. These examinations are booked outside normal surgery times, usually in the middle of the day.