It is helpful to know if you have a Carer (someone who takes on an unpaid caring role) or if you are a Carer for someone else. We have a page dedicated to Carers so we can provide you with additional support.
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Diet and Nutrition
Maternity Medical Service
Disease Management Clinic
New Patient Health Check
Phlebotomy (Blood Taking)
Child Health Surveillance
Exercise on prescription
Well Person Consultations
To reduce the risk of cervical cancer, smear tests should be performed every 3 years (unless otherwise indicated by the Doctors) between the ages of 25 to 65 years. You will be informed by computerised letter that your smear is due. Smears can be done at the surgery by the nurse and appointments can be made via reception.
If you are between the ages of 15 to 25 years of age you can have a Chlamydia test. This is done on a urine sample. The results are confidential and can be sent to your mobile phone. Ask the doctors, advanced nurse practitioners or nurses for the test. Chlamydia and the National Screening Programme.
In conjunction with NHS Stafford and Surrounds Clinical Commissioning Group the following staff are based at or work closely with the Surgery:
- Community Psychiatric Nurse
- District Nurses
- Health Visitors
All methods of contraception can be discussed in complete confidence with our nurse, the best option for you can be arranged.
We provide emergency contraception (the morning after pill). To be effective you need to seek advice within 72 hours of having unprotected sex. You can also purchase emergency contraception from any Chemist if you are aged 16 years or over.
We are able to offer coil fitting and implant fitting, please call the surgery to make an appointment to discuss it with her.
Our Practice Nurse offers the following services:
- Blood Pressure Checks
- Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
- Diabetes Review
- First aid advice, Blood and Urine Tests, Dressings, removal of stitches etc
- Ear syringing
- Adult and Childhood Immunisations
- Travel Immunisations
- Stopping Smoking
- Cervical Smears and Contraception Services
- Family Planning
- Health Promotion
- New Patient Health Checks
- Advice on Diet
- Post Natal Exams
- Spirometry (lung function tests)
The nurse also runs a variety of clinics.
When referring you to a hospital department, your Doctor will usually send a letter directly to the Consultant. If you request a private appointment, you will be asked to collect a letter from Reception.
Some examinations and reports are not covered by the NHS and a fee will be payable. Please ask at Reception for a list of fees.
The Doctors, Nurses and all staff at this surgery provide a completely confidential service for teenagers including those aged under 16 years.
Information about you will only be shared with a third party with your full consent.
Reception is a very busy area. Please inform the Receptionist if you would like to discuss a matter privately.
Please also see Teenage Health Organisations.
Advice on immunisation and precautions needed for foreign travel are available from the Nurse.
Please note certificates for confirmation of vaccination for visa purposes are NOT on the NHS and a charge will be made.
Please try and see us well before you travel, ideally 4 to 6 weeks and try not to leave vaccinations to the last minute. It is essential you have adequate medical insurance, please see applying for healthcare cover abroad.