Practice Nurses area available by appointment. Their general tasks include:
Chronic Disease Registers
Reviews of patients with chronic disease e.g. Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension Epilepsy etc are via appointments with the Doctor or Practice Nurse.
We do the following chronic disease checks :
Child Health Clinic
The Child Health Clinic is for all babies aged 6-8 weeks. It is conducted on Thursday mornings once a month as a joint clinic involving the Doctor, Practice Nurse All newborn babies that have been registered are automatically sent appointments by Child Health. Please make sure that you new baby is registered. The Health visitor will contact you separately to make an appointment at the Washwood Heath Health Centre.
The Practice provides shared Antenatal Care with the Community Midwives and the hospital. Please see Reception to book with the midwife.
All Doctors provide Contraceptive Advice and care by appointment.
These services are available within the Practice via appointment with doctor.
A hospital diabetic nurse attends once a month to review Type 2 diabetic patients on a Tuesday afternoon 2pm-4.30pm. We work with a diabetic consultant to review best management for a diabetic patient.
Immunisations, Blood Tests and Cervical Smears
These are provided via an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
Blood tests are done Monday morning 9.30am to 12.00noon and 4.00pm to 6.00pm.
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