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Lawson Road Surgery

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Antenatal

Patients are seen by the midwife at the clinic by appointment. To book please contact the reception on 01603 427096

 

Child Health Clinics

All the doctors are qualified to assess child development and checks are performed by the doctors or health visitors, at fixed times up until your child starts school. You will be sent an appointment when a check becomes due or be contacted by the health visitor, but if you are concerned in any way about your child’s health, please see the health visitor or doctor.

 

Childhood Immunisation

The doctor, practice nurse or health visitor will advise you of these. We do provide the full range of vaccinations which includes triple vaccine, Hib vaccine, polio, Pneumococcal Vaccine and MMR. You will receive a reminder card asking you to contact the surgery to book an appointment with the Practice Nurse. Please telephone reception on 01603 427096.

 

Cryotherapy and Minor Surgery

Dr Burrell carries out cryotherapy and minor surgery procedures by appointment. All the doctors will be happy to advise you on this and your name will be added to the waiting list and an appointment date and time sent to you.

 

Diabetic Clinic

Dr Hunt leads the diabetic team                                         

 

Smoking Cessation

All the GP's nurses and HCA’s are trained to give smoking cessation advice and will be able to give you information on help and support that is available.

 

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy clinics are run mornings from 8.30am to 12.00 midday, Monday to Thursday. Please telephone reception on 01603 427096 to book an appointment. If you have been issued with a blood test form either by our doctors or the hospital you will need to bring this with you when the test is completed.

 

Warfarin Testing

Warfarin (INR) testing is carried out in practice. We will undertake the blood test, monitor your INR and advise you of the correct dose. Please phone the practice the day after your blood test in the afternoon for your results and date of your next test.

 

Sigmoidoscopy (Proctoscopy)

Dr Rash carries out sigmoidoscopy by appointment only. If this procedure is required you will be added to the waiting list and an appointment date and time sent to you with information sheet about the procedure.

 

Family Planning

Contraceptive care and advice is provided by all the doctors and practice nurses during normal surgery hours.

 

Influenza Vaccination / Pneumococcal Vaccination

We recommend that patients with chronic lung, liver, kidney or heart disease, diabetes and the elderly over 65 years are offered these vaccinations. Those who may be immunosuppressed or who have undergone splenectomy are also recommended for vaccination. Influenza vaccination is given annually. Pneumococcal vaccine is usually given only once per lifetime and is available throughout the year.

 

Well Person Checks    

 If a patient aged between 16 and 75 requests an appointment but has not been seen during the preceding three years the doctor/nurse may undertake appropriate additional examinations and test either during the appointment or at a subsequent appointment. If a patient aged over 75 has not been seen during the preceding 12 months by a health care professional they will be contacted by the surgery and offered an appointment for a well person check.


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