Clinics & Services
ACTIVE LIFESTYLE ADVISOR
This is a Health Trainer led clinic providing: Advice and support on stopping smoking, dietary advice, weight reduction, and increasing physical activity safely.
If you need regular blood tests for Warfarin tablets, you may be able to have them at the surgery rather than travelling to the hospital. Please enquire via one of the doctors.
This is a nurse led clinic providing: Annual health checks and treatment review.
This is a nurse led clinic providing: Annual health checks with spirometry measurements, treatment review.
Experienced counsellors provide appointments at various times for medical referrals.
There is a weekly Diabetic clinic run by one of the Doctors or an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. In addition a Diabetic Consultant and Diabetes Specialist Nurse hold a clinic at the surgery every 3 months. Every diabetic is offered an annual review in this clinic. New diabetics or those with complex problems are also seen for regular reviews. Appointments can be made for routine follow ups in-between annual reviews. Please contact reception if you require an appointment in one of these clinics.
An influenza vaccination is recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes, those aged 65 and over, and residents of nursing and rest homes. Please contact the reception for more information.
JOINT INJECTION CLINIC
Appointments are available with an experienced doctor for soft tissue and joint injections.
The antenatal clinics are held on Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30am to 11.30am. The clinics are staffed by experienced midwives with medical support.
Examinations for insurance, HGV, PSV and pre-employment are all arranged by special appointment. The NHS does not provide this service and there will be a fee.
MINOR AILMENTS SCHEME
The pharmacist may be able to help you with advice and treatment of certain conditions without seeing a doctor. Please click on one of the following links for a list of included conditions: Minor Ailment Scheme (Audio) or Minor Ailment Leaflet
MINOR SURGERY AND WART CLINIC
Minor surgical procedures and cryotherapy can be arranged by referral from one of the doctors to this service.
Bloods are taken here are one session per week when bloods are taken for relevant investigations. This is by appointment at the reception counter.
Patients are referred to Victoria Health Centre for this service.
We run a smoking cessation clinic staffed by either a Nurse or Health Care Assistant.
Clinics are held on Tuesday between 1:30pm to 6:15pm and Wednesday between 9.30am to 11.30am. You will normally receive an appointment for your child from the Sandwell Child Health Department. It is important that you bring your child for these immunisations. If you are unable to attend an appointment for your child’s immunisations, please contact reception as soon as possible to rearrange the appointment.
Family planning advice and services are provided by the doctors. Smear tests are arranged by appointment. Please ask the receptionist if you need any further information, or to book an appointment.