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Clinics

Clinic/Service Description Time/Arangements
Long Term Illness Annual assessment and advice for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease. Patients will be invited by letter
Antenatal Care Routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwife. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please phone for an appointment.
Mother & Baby 6-8 week baby checks. Advice on vaccinations and health issues for all children up to age 5. GP for baby checks and any ongoing health issues Book an appointment with one of our nurses regarding immunisations
Travel Vaccinations Travel vaccinations for all ages are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses.  All Travel Vaccination appointments fall outside the NHS and fees are chargeable for non-attendance. Book an appointment with one of our nurses
Flu & Pneumonia Vaccinations We run influenza and pneumococcal vaccination clinics every winter to vaccinate adults and children. For details of the clinics that will run this year please see our in surgery advertisements and our website under Key Information.
Minor Surgery Several of our GPs perform minor surgery procedures at the surgery - so no long waits for a hospital appointment Book an appointment with one of our GP team
Joint Injections Painful shoulders and other joints can sometimes be relieved with the right injection - several of our GPs offer this service Book an appointment with one of our GP team
Contraceptive Services Contraceptive advice can be given by our GPs and Nurses and 2 GPs will fit and check coil devices
We also advise on fit and remove contraceptive implants
Book an appointment with Dr Sue Smout; Dr Rachel Cooksley, Dr Chay Thomas (implants)
Minor Injuries If you have a minor injury (cut, bruise, sting, bite etc) after April 2009 the NHS Clinical Commissioners removed funding from GP practices and determined that patients must travel to the Minor Injury Units at either Newton Abbot, Totnes or Torbay Hospitals GP Minor Injury Service Discontinued – If you are unhappy about the centralisation or any aspect of the centralised Minor Injury Service please write to:-
Torbay & South Devon Clinical Commissioning Group, Pamona House, Oak View Close, Edginswell Business Park,Torquay TQ2 7FF
Tel 01803-652500
NHS Health Checks

Registered patients aged between 40 and 74 can have a free NHS Health Check every 5 years. The check takes about 30 minutes and is designed to give an assessment score to gauge your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease or diabetes Book an appointment with our Healthcare Assistants
Child Vaccinations Our Nurses administer all the latest recommended childhood vaccinations We will contact you based on information from the local child health service. You can ask your Health Visitor if you have any queries.
Anticoagulation Monitoring If you are prescribed Warfarin to thin your blood our nurses/phlebotomist will use the latest coagucheck devices and computer decision software to manage your medication Book an INR blood test appointment with our Phlebotomist
Post Operative Care Our nurse team can provide some post operative care for patients discharged from local hospitals Book an appointment with one of our nurses
Cervical Screening Our Nurses administer a programme of screening for cervical cancer We will write to you
Retinal Screening All our diabetic patients are invited for an annual retinal screening at the health centre You will be written to if you are on the diabetic register
Smoking - If you are you serious about giving up - we can help. Clinics are run at Newton Abbot Hospital.  In the first instance please phone Devon Stop Smoking Service on (01884) 836024
Occupational Vaccinations If you need vaccinating against health risks inherent in your employment - we can help. Book an appointment with one of our Nurses
Alcohol Misuse We can offer help to shake off your alcohol problem Book an appointment with a GP
Drug Misuse We can offer help to manage your drug problem Book an appointment with a GP
Expert Patient Programme If you have a long term health condition which is taking over your life, this course which runs on one afternoon over 5 weeks can help you. It is entirely free and is run at locations around Torbay and South Devon. Contact 0800 988 5550
Young People and Teenagers As a young person we will offer you advice and care whatever your age. You can make an appointment to see any of the doctors or nurses, not just the one with whom you are registered. The doctor or nurse might encourage you to discuss your health concerns with your parents but, whether or not you decide to do so, your consultation will be treated in confidence in the same way as any other patient. Book an appointment with a GP or Nurse
Mammography Mammography (breast screening) is offered every three years to all women between the ages of 50 and 70 years.
If you are older than this but would like to continue being invited for mammography screening please telephone 01803 656354.
We will write to you

THE SERVICES WE OFFER

We offer all the usual services that would be expected in a general practice surgery. This includes contraceptive services, maternity services, cervical screening, child health surveillance and some minor surgery. We also provide services for immunisations and anti-coagulant (warfarin) monitoring.

It may be helpful for you to know about the following services in particular:

YOUNG PEOPLE AND TEENAGERS

As a young person we will offer you advice and care whatever your age. You can make an appointment to see any of the doctors or nurses, not just the one with whom you are registered. The doctor or nurse might encourage you to discuss your health concerns with your parents but, whether or not you decide to do so, your consultation will be treated in confidence in the same way as any other patient.

MAMMOGRAPHY

Mammography (breast screening) is offered every three years to all women between the ages of 50 and 70 years. If you are older than this but would like to continue being invited for mammography screening please telephone 01803 656354.

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