Appointments are available during normal clinics for cervical smears, contraception, family planning and general health checks with a Doctor or Practice Nurse. On our behalf the Health Authority operate a call and recall system advising individuals to arrange a cervical smear.
We are able to offer a full and confidential service; appointments are obtained by contacting Reception.
Well Man Check
This is available to all men who have concerns regarding testicular or prostate cancer. Routine appointments can be booked with a Doctor.
We are eager to promote a healthier lifestyle. Blood pressure, weight and routine urine testing can be performed and helpful advice given. Additionally, advice regarding healthy eating and exercise is available. The Health Care Assistant with Practice Nurse support provide appointments for these services during routine clinics (please request a double appointment)
We provide advice on how patients may stop smoking and have details of local Smoking Cessation Clinics.
All patients requiring information regarding travel vaccinations will need to obtain independent advice from a Private Travel Clinics. Please click on the 'Travel Clinic' tab above for further information.
We are equipped to carry out minor surgery under local anaesthetic thereby avoiding a trip to the hospital. If you feel you may need to make use of this service, please make an appointment to discuss it with one of the doctors.
Run by the Practice Nurses for adults and children, and includes: Full education programme, peak flow monitoring, inhaler technique, new medications, nebuliser loan service and self-management plan.
Run by the Doctor and Practice Nurse and includes: Full education programme, blood sugar measurement and urine test, advice on diet, eye examination, foot care, blood pressure measurement and self-monitoring and management plan. The community dietician provides support to this clinic.
Run by the Doctor and/or Practice Nurse for patients who have the following conditions: Heart disease, high blood pressure, history of stroke. Patients are seen 12-14 monthly to discuss their condition, recent blood test results, medication and monitor their treatment.
Includes immunisations and development checks. You will be called for immunisation for the under 5's automatically by the Health Authority. Please let us know if your child is ill or cannot attend.
Maternity Services, Antenatal and Post Natal Clinic
Midwife clinics are held at East Harling every Monday afternoon.
The Integrated Therapy Partnership provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice on a range of musculoskeletal problems. Go to:
www.aphsuffolk.co.uk/referral or call 03330 433966
In certain circumstances during an examination of an intimate nature the doctor may ask another member of staff to be present. This is to protect both the doctor and the patient. If a suitable chaperone is not available an alternative appointment will be offered. A patient may of course request a chaperone be present but this may mean that another appointment will be necessary.