Services Offered by Practice
- Baby Clinic
- Travel Clinic
- Asthma and COPD Clinic
- Family Planning Clinic
- Stop Smoking Clinic
- Health Screening Clinic and Weight Management Clinics
- Diabetes Clinic
- Heart Disease Clinic
- Well Woman Clinic
- Benefits Adviser Clinic
- Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination clinics
They can be contacted by telephoning the Single Point of Access on: 01274 256 131
Working hours: 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday
At weekends, evenings and overnight and also on Bank holidays the number to call is: 01274 256 131
Services provided by the district nurses include assessing the health needs of the housebound including the provision of equipment to maximise independence, monitoring long-term health problems in housebound patients, care of the terminally ill patient and support for their family, wound care, hospital after-care and continence management.
The Health Visiting Team have
Drop-in clinics at the surgery for general
advice and baby weighing they are on
Wednesday’s at The Family Practice in Whetley
Medical Centre. Immunisations are available from
11:00am – 1:00pm with the Practice Nurse and the Health Visitors
are available between 11:00am and 1:00pm.
Health Visitors do checks on small children and are a valuable source of information and advice on pregnancy, childhood immunisations, antenatal classes, feeding problems, behavioural problems, toilet training, sleep problems and developmental problems.
Contact the Health Visitors on: 01274 256 166
The Family Practice has an attached midwife when a pregnancy has
been confirmed; patients should book an appointment to see the
midwife who will complete the necessary booking forms. Patients are encouraged to do this as soon as they know they are pregnant, to ensure best antenatal care.
Clinics are held on Tuesday between 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Patient Participation Group
If you are interested in becoming a member of our Patient Reference Group and helping to shape the nature ofhealth services provided in your local community, please contact the practice manager The group’s activities includes things like obtaining the patient’s view on practice services, carrying out surveys e.g. patient satisfaction and health needs of patients, health promotion, and designing new services or initiatives.