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Clinics & Services

Antenatal Clinic

The midwife at the clinic sees patients by appointment.

Baby Clinic

The baby clinics are run each Wednesday by the health visitor for child developmental checks and immunisations. They also allow an opportunity to discuss other problems, e.g. sleeping, feeding and child health worries, with a doctor or health visitor. Contact the surgery for times, though appointments are not generally necessary. The current schedule for children's immunisations that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS, and the age at which you should ideally have them are to be found here:

http://www.nhs.uk/Planners/vaccinations/Pages/Vaccinationchecklist.aspx

If you have any doubts about any of the immunisations please speak to either your doctor or the practice nurse.

Cervical Smears

Please book these with a practice nurse.

Chronic Disease Management Clinics

We offer a range of clinics such as those for asthma, diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to monitor and support patients.

They are run by the practice nurse, with the support of the doctors. An appointment is necessary but these can be booked in advance. All patients with the above conditions should ensure that they book an annual review with the nurse.

Minor Surgery

The doctors carry out minor surgical procedures at the surgery by appointment and the doctors will be happy to advise you on this.

Counselling

At the current time counselling is provided by:

Derwent Rural Counselling Service, Newholme Baslow Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AD

Tel: 01629 812710

Email: mail@drcs.org.uk

UK registered charity number 1124775 

Travel Immunisations/Vaccinations 

If you need advice, please contact the reception team eight weeks before you are due to travel, giving your date of travel, details of where you are visiting and the type of accommodation you are staying in. More details are available on the above tab.

The surgery is an authorised Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.

Pneumococcal Vaccination

A pneumococcal vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with diabetes, asthma, bronchitis or emphysema, residents of nursing and rest homes and patients over 65 years of age. In most cases, one injection provides cover for you for life. Please book with the practice nurse.

Flu Vaccination

An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes, carers, residents of nursing and rest homes and patients over 65 years of age. A booster is needed every year.

Note: we do not routinely immunise anyone outside of these groups. However, if you are not included, some pharmacies offer this service for a fee.

Please contact the reception staff in October for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit will be arranged to undertake this facility.

Lifestyle Advice

Our practice nurses/HCA can help with issues such as weight loss and quitting smoking. Contact the surgery to book in. You can find a whole range of lifestyle advice at: www.patient.co.uk.

CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy)

A limited CBT service is available at the surgery please see your doctor for details and advice.

CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau)

Appointments can be made to see the CAB advisers at the surgery by speaking to reception.

 
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