Clinics We Offer
Trained midwives are attached to the practice. They provide complete maternity care in association with the doctors.
All new mothers and babies are visited at home by a midwife. Postnatal examination appointments are sent out for mother and baby six weeks after delivery
Child Health Surveillance
This includes well baby check-ups, developmental assessments and immunisation. This programme is carried out by the doctors and health visitors for your children from birth up to four years of age.
- Paston Health Centre Tuesdays 09:30 – 11:30
- Werrington Health Centre Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:00
This is strongly recommended for all children. Appointments are sent out by post for childhood immunisation.
- Paston Health Centre Tuesdays 10:30 – 12:00
- Werrington Health Centre Thursdays 09:30 – 11:00
A full range of family planning services is available through your doctors, eg pill, coil fitting, cap fitting, morning-after contraception and injections.
Health Promotion/Well Person Clinic
We are actively engaged in health education and prevention and are always happy to discuss this with you. Our practice nurses carry out Well Person Clinics.
Certain minor surgery procedures are carried out in the surgery. The range of surgical procedures will increase as new facilities become available.
This is carried out by a trained counsellor at both Paston Health Centre and Werrington Health Centre.
These are carried out by the practice nurse. We operate a computer recall system and recommend regular screening. These need to be booked with a practice nurse.
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes, and residents of nursing and rest homes.
Please contact the reception staff in September 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.
Community Psychiatric Nurses
These nurses have experience in giving advice and help to people undergoing periods of stress.
If you are between 16 and 75 years of age and have not been seen by a GP or nurse for three years, you are advised to see the nurse for a health check. Patients over 75 years of age who have not been seen in the previous 12 months are invited to see the nurse for a health check
These nurses are available for advice and to administer care to cancer patients in their homes. Please discuss with reception.
Specially trained smoking cessation advisors are available by appointment on Wednesday afternoons at both health centres for advice and support.