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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Clinics & Services

Our practice nurses see patients by appointment and are responsible for much of the annual reviews and followasthma_inhaler_3-up care for management of chronic illnesses  such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Asthma & COPD

 They can give advice on a wide range of general health issues and offer the following:

  • Childhood Immunisations
  • Vaccinations
  • Removal of sutures
  • Travel vaccination/advice – please book a 20 minute appointment
  • Cervical smears 
  • Family planning - all the doctors can also give advice on family planning. Emergency contraception ('morning after pill') is always available, please contact the surgery. Coils, caps and implants can also be fitted at the surgery
  • Wound dressings
  • HRT

 

Our Health Care Assistant see patients by appointment for:

  • Blood tests
  • Health checks
  • New patient checks
  • Anti-coagulation monitoring
  • Blood pressure checks
  • ECGs (if requested by a GP)
  • Weight checks
  • Pill checks

 The Practice is always committed to providing relevant information to people who use its services and the following methods will be used to provide this information:

  • During your consultation
  • Information leaflets
  • Posters displayed in communal areas
  • Information and health promotion boards within the patient waiting area, eg. local advocacy services
  • Practice booklet

 

If you require information on a specific topic and are unable to find it, please ask a member of our Reception Team, who will do their utmost to help you.

 
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