Clinics We Offer

Diabetic Reviews

We will invite you into the practice to complete regular blood tests, blood pressure and foot pulse checks with our health care assistant team. You will also have a diabetic review with a member of our clinical team. It is important that your health is checked regularly as this can help improve how you manage your diabetes and prevent more serious complications. 

Hypertension and other Long Term Conditions

We will invite you to complete blood tests and a health check for a number of long term or life-long conditions including hypertension, stroke, heart disease, kidney disease, dementia care, and rheumatoid arthritis. It is important that you are seen regularly. If you have missed an invitation please book an appointment.

Minor Surgery

The practice operates a minor surgery clinic for patients with skin lesions. You will need to be assessed and referred by your GP as some procedures are not covered by the NHS or may be unsuitable for removal at the practice. 

 Care Navigators Social Prescribing

Social Prescribing recognises that some of life’s problems can make you unwell and health conditions harder to deal with. Medical treatment may only be part of the solution.  Social Prescribing offers options to link patients with local support sources to improve your health and wellbeing.   

The Social Prescriber works with patients to identify the issues, difficulties and challenges they face and explore what is important to them. They support the patient to access local services and activities.  This includes a wide range of options, e.g. advice and information on; housing, finance, benefits support, education and learning, healthy lifestyle, social activities and mentoring.

You can refer yourself to social prescribing team by calling 0190527525

 

Physiotherapy

If you have musculo-skeletal pain, a GP appointment is NOT required to request for a Physiotherapist appointment. Patients can self-refer to the local Physiotherapy team.

The self-referral form is here:  hacw.nhs.uk/our-services/physiotherapy/move-to-improve  

Hearing Health Checks

Scrivens Hearing Care now provides for our patients aged 55 and over a free new NHS hearing service in the medical centre. The free service includes a comprehensive hearing assessment, fitting of digital hearing aids (where required), ongoing aftercare support and batteries.

If you would like an appointment please ring 01905 772389.

For further information https://scrivens.com/hearing/nhs-hearing

Diagnostic Ultrasound

We operate an ultrasound clinic on a Thursday with referral from your doctor.