Routine antenatal check-ups by a qualified midwife.
Time: Monday AM, Tuesday and Friday PM
Regular check-ups and advice from practice nurses on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and medication.
Time: Make a routine Asthma appointment with the Asthma Nurse
Child Health Clinic
These clinics are by appointment and are held by the Practice Nurses
Time: Wednesdays 2 pm to 4 pm
Coils are fitted by either Dr. Griffith or Margaret Hamilton. You must make a routine appointment to see either of the Doctors, who will advise you when to make the appointment for a fitting
Coronary Heart Disease
Patients attending these appointments will initially see a Health Care Assistant for routine tests e.g. blood test/ blood pressure reading and urine analysis. The HCA will then make a follow up appointment with an appropriate Practice Nurse. Dr. Sandra Moffitt oversees these clinics.
Time: Appointment times by arrangement
Counselling is accessed via your Doctor
Time: By arrangement with the Counsellors
Patients attending these appointments will initially see a Health Care Assistant for routine tests e.g. blood test/ blood pressure reading and urine analysis. The HCA will then make a follow up appointment with an appropriate Practice Nurse. Dr. Shiv Sekaran oversees these clinics.
Time: Appointment times by arrangement
Newly diagnosed Diabetics will be offered an appointment with the Dietician. Established Diabetics can make a routine appointment as appropriate to their needs. Doctors may also refer other Patients with appropriate medical conditions to the Dietician
Time: Fridays 9.30 am to 12.15 pm
Advice on contraception including coil fitting and implants
Time: Routine appointments with either a Doctor or the Nurse Practitioner
Our Nurse Practitioner holds her own surgery and deals with Minor Illnesses, some of the illnesses and conditions that she treats are shown on the Other Information page of this website.
Time: Daily Monday to Friday inclusive
We hold clinics daily between 8 am and 9 am for fasting blood tests and 9 am to 11.20 am for non fasting blood tests (printed instructions for fasting procedures are available at Reception). All blood tests are only at the request of either a GP or the Hospital and must be booked in advance. Blood tests are processed at Bedford Hospital and we do not undertake blood tests for Lister Hospital
We hold a weekly clinic but we will accommodate Patients at other times during the week
Time: Wednesdays 08.00 to 11.15
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Initially by self referral, after which you will be contacted by either a Nurse or Health Care Assistant to make an appointment. After your initial appointment you will monitored and reviewed by the Smoking Cessation Nurse/ HCA . You can then telephone the Nurse/HCA to arrange for a repeat prescriptions
Time: Routine appointments with both the Doctor and the Smoking Cessation Nurse can be made as appropriate.
Routine travel vaccinations for all ages are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses. You will be required to fill out a travel form and rreturn it to Recption before you can be seen for vaccinations.
We run a “flu” clinic in late September/early October, ask at reception for further information. Please note that we vaccinate those “at risk” first and the vaccination of other Patients is subject to the availability of vaccines. The Human Papilom Virus vaccine is available to those age groups as stated by the Department of Health
Are you going abroad on holiday or business?
Please complete the following questionnaire and return it to the Practice Nurse, via reception.
Vaccination schedules can be complicated so the information requested on this form assists us to work out your specific requirements.
Please bring in the completed travel forms and an appointment will be made for you at Reception.
The following list is indicative of the type of illness that our Nurse Practitioners can deal with:
|Boils||Menorrhagia (Heavy Periods)|
|Cold sores||Minor Injuries|
|Colds and Flu||Missed Pills|
|Diarrhoea and Vomiting||Nosebleeds|
|Fungal infections||Sore Throat|
|Hyperventilation||Urinary Tract Infections/Cystitis|
If the Nurse Practitioner believes that your condition requires onward referral to the Duty Doctor she will arrange this for you