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Clinics

Antenatal clinic

Tuesday 9.30am – 11.30am

The clinic is staffed by the midwife and is designed to allow expectant mothers and fathers the time to discuss their needs during pregnancy and labour. 

District nurse (dressings)

To contact the district nurse please call the district nurses booking line on 01670 536 409 where they will be offered a suitable appointment at a local clinic.

Ear syringing is done at Chapel Lane Clinic, Monkseaton. You will need to see the GP or nurse practitioner who will prescribe you drops for your ears.  These should be used for 2 weeks prior to syringing.  Reception staff will give you details about how to arrange your appointment.

Childhood immunisations

Wednesday 1pm – 3.30pm

These are important preventative measures to ensure that your child stays well.

Nurse practitioner

We have highly skilled nurse practitioners you can make an appointment with who can assess and treat many conditions usually seen by a GP, as well as prescribing medication. 

Healthcare assistants

Our healthcare assistants run daily clinics where they take bloods, carry out diabetes screening and NHS health checks and provide some immunisations. 

Practice nurses

Monday 9am-3pm

Wednesday 10am-12 noon (childhood immunisations run in the afternoon)
Thursday 9am-12 noon (diabetic clinic runs in the afternoon)

Our practice nurses can provide general health advice for all, including women’s health and holiday immunisations.

Smear clinics

Held within general clinics

It is important that all women should have a smear test from age 25 at the recommended time interval.

Minor surgery and coil and contraceptive implant clinic

Please ask at reception for dates and times.

Vascular and heart failure clinic

Held within general practice nurse clinics.

Offers regular review and follow-up for patients with heart disease and related problems.

Asthma and respiratory clinic

Please ask at reception for date and times. Offers review and advice for those with respiratory illnesses.

Weight management clinic

Please ask at reception for dates and times.

Diabetic clinic

Thursday  1pm – 4pm (annual reviews and diabetic dietitian)

Diabetic annual and six month assessment appointments (for blood tests and other readings) are held within general practice nurse clinics.

Offers a full range of services for diabetic patients, including annual review, regular monitoring, dietary advice and chiropody.

 

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