Clinics and Services

Diabetic Clinic

As from January 2021, our annual Diabetic reviews will be changing

  • Annual reviews will take place during THE MONTH OF YOUR BIRTHDAY
  • You will be  invited to attend a 15minute appointment, where all the physical checks will be undertaken eg blood tests, blood pressure, weight and feet checks etc
  • A follow telephone appointment with be booked  with one of the Diabetic team  to discuss the results- Some patients may need to have a Face-to Face review instead.

Of course if you have any urgent diabetic queries or concerns, please contact the surgery

 

Family Planning and Cervical Smear Tests

If you require a smear test, make an appointment with our practice nurses who will accommodate requests for a convenient time. Ideally, the smear should be taken 14 days after the first day of your period.

Pill checks are currently booked as telephone consultations , Coils and contraceptive implants can be fitted following a telephone consultation with a clinician.

Stop Smoking Service

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Stop smoking services can massively increase your chances of quitting for good. We offer one to one appointments with expert advisors providing a range of proven methods to help you quit. Advisors will provide accurate info, advice and support. We offer easy to obtain treatments such as nicotine replacement therapy.

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Immunisations Clinic

Baby and childrens immunisation clinics are run every week by appointment, you will be contacted when your childs immunisations are due. If you have any queries please contact reception who can send a message to the Nurses.

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Ear Irrigation 

We are no longer able to provide this service at the Health Centre please click here     Blocked Ears self care   for information about self help and alternative local clinics 

Leg Ulcer Clinic 

This clinic is held every day of the week, Operating from the Prospect Place end of THC. Patients are referred from both THC and Lovemead if a wound on the lower leg has not healed in 4 weeks. You will then attend our clinic until your wound is healed. 

Once your ulcer is healed we continue to see you every 6 months for a routine Doppler and Hosiery change. 

If your wounds break down again or you have any issues with your legs, please contact us straight away through the THC switchboard . 

 Community Nurses

The Practice is supported by a team of District Nurses who care for patients in their homes. The surgery can facilitate care that is required in the home by a district nurse.

Community Pharmacist

The Practice is fortunate to have Boots the Chemist on its main premises and Cohens pharmacists at the Wingfield road site. However you can choose to use any chemist in town. Please let us know and we can update your preference.

The Pharmacist is a valuable resource. They are on hand to help with any queries regarding medication or minor ailments.  Please try to make them your first port of call.  

Midwife 

Ladies are able to book their pregnancy in at  the local Trowbridge Hospital clinic  from 6 weeks gestation, with their first appointment being due around 8-10 weeks of pregnancy.

To book with them please call their appointments line on 01225711314. This line is open between 8.00am & 1.00pm Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).

Other Services

In addition to the above we are also able to arrange for you to see physiotherapists, chiropodists, dieticians etc

Non NHS Services

The Practice is pleased to offer a full range of medical services not covered by the NHS such as HGV Medicals, pre employment checks. See the Non-NHS Services page for more information, or ask at the surgery's reception.

NHS Health Checks

For more information on this service please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-health-check

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