Clinics & Services
Midwife-led antenatal clinics are held at Conkers Centre on Park Road, Hagley. When booking your first time appointment for Antenatal, you need to arrange this with our reception Staff. All of our doctors can provide antenatal and postnatal care.
Clinics are held each weekday for patients on anti-coagulation therapy.
We hold an asthma clinic, usually on a Wednesday afternoon, with the practice nurse who will ensure that treatment is effective by checking inhaler technique and measuring lung function regularly, referring you to your usual doctor. please remember to always bring along their inhalers.
Blood tests ordered by the doctor are usually performed by our phlebotomists and nurses in clinics each morning. If the doctor has ordered a blood test for you, please book with the reception staff for an appointment to have the blood taken. It is important to check whether the blood sample requires you to fast from the night before. Unfortunately it is not possible to take blood from children under 16 years old at the surgery. The doctor will give details of arranging blood tests for children at either the Corbett Hospital or Kidderminster Treatment Centre.
This clinic provides regular checks are made on blood pressure, height, weight, lifestyle and blood tests.
Child Health Clinic and Vaccinations
This is a clinic run by our health visitor for babies in good health, usually held on Thursday mornings. The practice urges all parents to have their children fully immunised.
Family Planning Clinics
The practice offers a broad range of contraceptive services. Please book an appointment with our nurse to discuss contraceptive needs. Dr Louise Evans has experience in coil fitting and the practice can therefore offer this service to patients. Please make a special appointment for this procedure as the doctor will require nurse assistance.
The practice runs a specialised service to help patients with COPD, and appointments for the clinics can be made with our reception staff.
COPD - PR LEAFLET
This clinic is run jointly by our specially trained nurses and doctors on a Monday afternoon.
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing and rest homes. It is also recommended for all patients over 65years old. If you are housebound, a home visit by the District nurse will be arranged to administer this vaccination.
Sessions are held at regular intervals for the biopsy and removal of skin lesions, moles, and sebaceous cysts. Removal of benign skin tags is considered to be cosmetic and is not permitted under NHS rules. A GP referral is required. Joint injections for arthritis and repetitive strain injuries such as tennis elbow are also regularly performed at the surgery.
If you are aged 65 or over, you are strongly advised to have a pneumonia vaccination.
Our practice nurses and health care assistant have special training in this area and can offer advice and support to people who are motivated to stop smoking.
The travel clinic is run by nurses with special training in overseas health. Additional information is available via the above tab.
Smear tests are usually performed by our practice nurses. There is a recall system in place to advise women in advance of their next smear test.
We invite patients between the age of 40 and 74 years for lifestyle checks with our practice nurse or health care assistant. This is primarily intended for patients as a health screen for patients who are otherwise generally without health symptoms, but may have an undetected health problem.