We offer a range of clinics to promote the health of all our patients and to help patients with particular needs.
Dr Aghel's Clinics
- Joint Injections
- Minor Surgery
Our Practice Nurses can offer advice on:
- Colds, chest infections, diarrhoea, vomiting and urine infections
- Sore or blocked ears
- Sore throats
- Wound management
- Cervical Smears
- Childhood immunisations
- Pill checks
- Blood test
- Blood pressure checks
- The removal of stitches
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The following clinics are held by the appropriate practitioners within the practice.
Antenatal clinics are held on a Wednesday from 9.00am - 4.00pm. Patients are seen by the midwife at the clinics by appointment.
Postnatal Checks & Baby's Vaccinations
Postnatal checks are done when the baby is 8 weeks old, in line with your baby's first vaccinations. Appointments are sent through the post.
Subsequent child development checks and immunisations given by the practice nurse contact the surgery for an appointment. These checks also allow an opportunity to discuss other problems eg sleeping, feeding, and child health worries.
Health visitors are based at Sure Start, Ravensdale Tel 01623 486982.
Asthma checks are by appointment only with the practice nurse, please contact the practice to make an appointment.
COPD appointments are by appointment only with Brian Rorison the COPD nurse, please contact the practice to make an appointment.
Diabetic checks are by appointment only with the practice nurse, please contact the practice to make an appointment.
Please note blood tests may be required a week before your appointment.
Pre-conception and contraceptive care is provided by all doctors and practice nurses during normal surgery hours.
Heart checks for the over-40's are available. Please contact the practice to make an appointment.
Minor surgery clinics are held by Dr Aghel on Tuesday afternoons, please book an appointment with Dr Aghel.
Non NHS Examinations
The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg insurance and driving licence, by appointment outside of surgery hours. Please telephone the surgery for an appointment. The fees charged for these services are in line with the BMA recommended charges.
Patients 75 years and over
If you are 75 years of age or over, you should be seen annually, either by your doctor, the practice nurse or the district nurse. This can be arranged at the surgery or, if that is not possible, a home visit will be arranged.
Travel Vaccination and Advice
Our practice nurses are available to offer you medical advice regarding travel and vaccinations where appropriate. Do plan ahead and make an appointment preferably 12 weeks before travel. Please note: Yellow fever immunisation has to be done at a designated centre.
We recommend that anyone with heart or chest trouble or diabetes, and everyone over the age of 65 should have a vaccination every autumn to prevent Flu. Watch for our posters in the surgery waiting room.
Pneumococcal vaccination helps prevent pneumonia in vulnerable groups and in most cases lasts for life.
If you are over 70 you may be eligible for a Shingles vaccination, click here for details of eligibility. Please ask at the surgery.
Clinics are held each month. Please ask reception for more information. Please note that olive oil must be inserted in advance of your appointment.
If you have not had a cervical smear test in the last 3 years we would urge you to make an appointment, at your convenience, with our practice nurse.
Invitations will sent to you when you become eligible. It is important that you attend these screenings.
Chronic Disease Management & stroke and Hypertension Checks
Review appointments for these conditions are held each year in the month of your birthday. Please contact the surgery if you have not received your letter with notification of the appointment.
By Referral to Nottinghamshire’s ‘ChangePoint’ Obesity Prevention & Weight Management Services.
Wart Clinic inc. Lumps and Bumps Removal
The following services are also available at the surgery
- Continence Clinic (by appointment with District Nurse)
- Child Hearing Test (by appointment with Health Visitor)
If you require a chaperone for an intimate examination please see the receptionist. If at the time it is not possible we will arrange an appointment so that a member of staff is free to accompany you. This applies to male and female patient