All contraceptive services can be provided by all doctors in the practice. Our nurses are also trained in family planning and have available appointments. This practice has a particular interest in giving pre-conceptual advice for those planning a family.
The Government recommends regular cervical smears for women between the ages of 25 and 65.
Please make a routine appointment with your doctor to discuss this.
All the partners undertake full antenatal and postnatal care which they share with the community midwife. Antenatal clinics with the midwife are held weekly by appointment.
Immunisations and Vaccinations
Routine childhood immunisation clinics are held weekly by appointment.
|We also advise:
|Travel vaccination when visiting overseas - please allow eight weeks before your departure. Click here for details about travel vaccinations.
|Influenza vaccination for those patients at risk. Appointments are available from mid-September.
We believe in promoting health as well as treating illness and offer advice and support on such topics as:
• Stopping smoking
• Eating a healthy diet
• Keeping fit
We encourage you to ask about this service if you feel we can help you.
We now have Phlebotomy clinics running at Brook Lane Surgery on a Tuesday 8;40 - 10 am Wednesday 9;00 - 1;20 pm and Thursday 8;00 - 12;45 pm. These are now bookable via Internet access or by phoning the surgery on 01489 575191.
We now have a blood pressure machine for patient use in our waiting room. Please use this for routine blood pressure checks. This will avoid you having to book an appointment with the nurse. Please ask the reception staff for help if you require it.
Under the current General Medical Services Contract, Brook Lane Surgery offers the following services:
- Cervical screening
- Contraceptive services
- Vaccination and immunisation (non childhood)
- Childhood vaccination and immunisation
- Child health surveillance
- Minor surgery procedures
- Access to general medical services
- Influenza immunisations for those over 64 or at risk
- Pneumonia immunisations for those over 64
- Anti-coagulation monitoring
- IUD contraceptive fittings