Our services

This is your overview of the services we offer. Should you have any questions, you can of course get in touch with us and make an appointment.

Overseas Visitors

 

Please note that if you are visiting from abroad and your country does not have a reciprocal health arrangement with the UK, (EU countries have such an arramgement), then you will be charged for your consultation. We accept cash or cheque payments but we do not currently have credit card facilities.

Health Promotion Services

Preventative examinations and Disease Monitoring Clinics

Current developments in the health policy arena are making early medical diagnosis a more topical issue than ever before. We offer numerous different preventative examinations.

Look at preventive examinations

Travel Advice

As the better weather comes around many of us are thinking about travelling abroad. But don't go unprepared! preparing to travel is more than simply remembering which clothes to pack or buying a sun block with high SPF.

 

Look at  our Travel Advice page for more information on which vaccinations you may need for your holiday. A don't forget to leave plenty of time to get them organised!

We also offer the following range of services:

Maternity Services

The Practice has a number of attached Midwives who work in the Antenatal Clinic that runs on Friday mornings between 9.00am - 12.00pm.

 

If you have just found out that you are pregnant you will need to make an appointment with the Midwife in the 'Booking in' clinic which runs from 2pm each Monday.

 

General health advice for pregnancy can be found by clicking on Emma's Diary.

Health Visitors

The Practice no longer offers appointments with the Health Visitor due to changes in the services available.

 

If you would like to see the Health Visitor please contact reception who will be happy to arrange an appointment for you.

 

Your baby can be weighed, general advice on feeding, sleeping and parenting is available as well as any area of concern you might have about bringing up your child.

Physiotherapy

Should you develop muscular or joiunt probolems that do not resolve using pain killers, ice and gentle exercise you can self refer to Physiotherapy. Please ask at reception for more information.

Minor Surgery

We have a fully equipped theatre for minor surgery on the premises. Small surgical procedures such as skin tag removal, sebaceous cyst removal and cryocautery (freezing) can be carried out here.

 

Please make an appointment with a Doctor or Nurse Practitioner who will assess your suitability for a Moinor Surgery appointment.

Counselling

At some times in our life we need help to make sense of what is happening to us and how we can change the way we feel and behave. The Doctor or Nurse Practitioner may recommend a course of Counselling for you and if you are in agreement sessions can be arranged at the Practice. Our Counsellor Susan Dougan will meet with you for an agreed number of sessions to talk about life issues that are troubling you.

Cancer Champions

 

The practice is proud to announce that we have 2 Cancer Champions at Annfield Plain Surgery: Karen and Debra. They may call you if you have missed your Breast, Bowel or Cervical screening appointments

 

We strongly advose you to attend routine regular screening appointments when invited.

If you would like to discuss this process further please make an appointment with your

GP or Nurse.

 

Private Medical Examinations

As well as many NHS services we also provide comprehensive private medical Examination Services at highly competitive rates.

 

Examinations include:

HGV / PCV / Taxi Driver Medicals

Insurance company examinations

Lighter Life medicals

 

Please make an appontment at Reception to arrange this on 01207 215005 or send us an email using the contact form found below

 

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If you feel you may need physiotherapyyou can eithermake an appointment  with a Doctor or the Nurse Practitioner, who can assess your need and refer where appropriate, or you can self -refer using a form available at the reception desk.

 

Good advice for a number of issues can be found here:

 

Low Back Pain

 

Sprained Ankle

 

Knee Injuries