Health Promotion Clinics
Special clinics are held for the purpose of promoting better health and preventing illness. The majority of clinics are run by Practice Nurses. The following are available:
- Hypertension/Cardiac Disease Prevention Clinic
- Diabetic Clinic
- Screening Clinic
- Asthma & Chronic lung disease clinic
- Travellers’ Clinic - see next tab
- Counselling Services by qualified counsellors
- Drug Dependency Clinic by a Merseyside Drug Counsellor
- Dietetics: dietary advice
- Smoking Cessation Clinic
- Lifestyle / Weight Management Clinic.
In House Clinics
Ophthalmology Clinics are available In-House . Appointments for these clinics are only available on referral from the doctor. Phlebotomy or blood taking clinics are held at the practice on Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays between 8.30am and 12.00am and Tuesdays between 1:30pm and 4:30pm. If these times are inconvenient please speak to a member of the reception staff who will make alternative arrangements.
We will carry out minor operative procedures at the Practice, for example, the removal of small lumps and skin abnormalities. Under some circumstances we give steroid injections to inflamed joints.
Children and Young People
An immunisation clinic is held on Thursday afternoons between 2.00pm and 4.00pm. Appointments are made through a district computer system, which notifies parents through the post and by telephone when immunisations are due. If your child misses their appointment, please bring them to the session the following week.
This clinic is held on Thursdays between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.
New baby checks are conducted along with post-natal review at 6 weeks. The health visitors are available in clinic on a Thursday afternoon to provide advice and health checks
CHILD HEALTH REVEIWS
Child Health Reviews are available at eight months, two years and three-and-a-half years of age. All reviews will be carried out at Field Road Health Clinic (opposite the Practice).
YOUNG PEOPLE– CONFIDENTIAL ADVICE SERVICE
The Confidential Advice Service (CAS) is an externally-run support service for all young people of Wallasey aged between 12 and 25. It focuses on young people’s health needs, offering advice on contraception, pregnancy, general health, sexual health, as well as psychological and emotional support. CAS clinics are held at the Practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 4.00pm and 6.00pm. For more information, please ring 0151 630 7100.
Each doctor will be happy to give general advice on all aspects of family planning.