WHAT SERVICES DO WE OFFER?
Our aim is to keep our patients fit and healthy. Prevention is far better than cure, and many serious conditions can be prevented by a healthy lifestyle.
Patients with Diabetes, Chronic Heart Disease, Respiratory Disease or Hypertension will be called in to the practice in the same month annually for review with the Health Care Assistant, Practice Nurse or Doctor.
GENERAL MEDICAL SERVICES
- Blood Tests
- Hypothyroid Blood testing
- Anti-Coagulation Monitoring
- Coronary Heart Disease Review
- Asthma Review
- Blood Pressure monitoring
- Diabetic review
- Healthy Lifestyle Advice
- Epileptic Review
- Smoking Cessation Advice
- Hypertension Review
- COPD Review
- Family Planning Advice
- Mental Health Review
- Contraception /Emergency Contraception
- Menopause Advice
- Well person checks
- Osteoporosis clinic
- Stroke Review
- Cervical Screening
Family Planning Service
We are now providing a full family planning service in house including general contraceptive advice and the fitting and removal of coils and contraceptive implants. Contraceptive advice is available within any of our GP sessions, this appointment will allow you to discuss and look at options available to you and consider which is the best choice for you. After an initial consultation you decide the coil or implant is the contraceptive of your choosing we hold sessions in the surgery with Dr Robertson in allocated family planning clinics which you will then be booked on to for the procedure.
Alternatively Family Planning services are also available at:
Hexham Family Planning Service/Contraceptive sessions
Tuesday 4.00pm – 6.30pm Tynedale Patient Centre East Wing Hexham Hospital
tel: 01670 515151 for an appointment
The district nurses attached to the practice also run a number of clinics to compliment our service.
- Dressing clinic
- Good Ear Care
- Continence clinic
- Injection clinic
Service times : The District Nursing team covering this GP practice runs from 08.30-17:00. Out width these hours there is an Out Of Hours Service.
Clinic Waiting times - Occasionally the District Nursing Clinic will run behind time but we will try to see you as soon as practically possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
If you need to change your appointment time or require an appointment with the District Nursing Team please contact the following practices:
Haltwhistle Health Centre 01434320077
Haydon bridge health centre 01434684216
Allendale Health Centre 01434683280
To contact the District Nurse office within the practice, please call: 01434 323363
Compliments: If you have any compliments you can ring 0191 2380044 and ask to speak to a Locality Lead. Alternatively, if you have a complaint please speak to the nurse or Team Lead in the first instance. Alternatively you can speak to the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) who are an independent service on Freephone 0800 03202
District Nursing Team