Clinics & Services

Antenatal Care

The community midwife is based in our practice building and has regular clinics to book patients for care and to perform regular antenatal care. We recommend that you book with the midwife as early as possible in your pregnancy. She will check your bloods and arrange your scans which usually take place at 12 and 20 weeks of pregnancy. Ring our reception on 01287 650430 to make an appointment with the midwife. Click here for more information about pregnancy.

Cervical Smears

We support the local cervical smear screening programme and recommend that all women between the ages of 25-65 attend for screening. This test can be performed by our practice nurse, or at a local family planning clinic.

Who is eligible for cervical screening? Read more here.

Patients who find it difficult to get an appointment at the practice because of work, appointments are available out of hours at STAR or a family planning clinic.

Child Immunisations & Child Health

We strongly advise immunisation for all children. If in doubt, please ask your health visitor or doctor about this.

CLICK HERE to see the baby immunisations' schedule.

Contraceptive Services & Family Planning Clinic

Enhanced Services

The practice also offers the following services to specific patient groups:

  • Anti-Coagulation Monitoring with 'instant' result - no need to wait for the lab result!
  • Asthma and COPD checks
  • Healthy Heart Checks
  • Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunisation
  • Near Patient Testing
  • Travel Advice

Flu & Pneumococcal Vaccination

These vaccinations are recommended for patients over the age of 65, patients of any age suffering from with heart, lung, liver or kidney diseases, diabetes or residents of nursing homes and patients acting as main carers for close family members or spouses.

Please contact the surgery at the beginning of October for further details. If you are housebound, a home visit can be arranged.

Smoking Cessation

If you currently smoke and would like help to stop then please make an appointment with our healthcare assistant who will discuss the options open to you.

A 'walk-in' smoking cessation clinic is currently run in Skelton Children's Centre on Station Lane from 12:00 – 13:30 on Fridays. No appointment is necessary.

Travel Health

Please note that it would be helpful if you could make an appointment at least 6 weeks prior to travelling. Our practice nurses can give up-to-date advice on travel health and immunisation requirements if you are travelling abroad. More information is available on the above “Travel Vaccinations” tab.

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