All the doctors are eligible to provide child health surveillance services, contraceptive services, maternity services and minor surgery services.
We are happy to undertake minor operations such as:
• Injections/aspirations of joints, cysts and bursae (small fluid-filled sacs of fibrous tissue)
• Incisions of abscesses and cysts
• Excisions of sebaceous cysts
Please speak to the receptionist to advise which doctor you will need to see for different conditions. The doctors will be able to advise you on what can be done and arrange a suitable appointment.
This is a standard programme and includes the initial courses at 2, 3 and 4 months followed by boosters at 12 and 13 months. The pre-school booster is usually given around the age of 3 and a half years and the final booster is at age 15. The programme covers infections such as tetanus, diphtheria, polio, whooping cough, Hib, Meningitis and pneumonia.
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Every adult should be protected and re-immunised every 10 years. Any adult who has received 5 booster doses is likely to have a lifelong immunity.
Recommended as a single immunisation in patients over 2 years old with chronic heart/lung/liver/kidney disease, coeliac syndrome, immune suppression due to disease or treatment, diabetes, post-splenectomy cases and all patients over 65.
Recommended annually for patients over 65 years old and patients with chronic heart, liver and kidney disease, chronic respiratory diseases including asthma, diabetes, immune suppression due to disease or treatment and post splenectomy. You may also be eligible for this if you are a registered carer. Young children are now also invited for a nasal flu spray.