Claire May the Practice Nurse along with Mary Helley & Helen Waterfield, the Health Care Assistants, provide a wide range of services between them including:
- Asthma & COPD checks
- Blood Tests
- Minor Illness
- Minor Injury
- Ear syringing & hearing tests
- Coil checks
- Pill checks
- Routine injections
- Travel advice & immunisation
- Blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Removal of stitches
- Well person clinic
- Cervical smears
- free NHS Health Checks (click on the highlighted link for further information on NHS Health Checks NHS-Health-Check)
is our Phlebotomist and has a clinic on a Wednesday morning, you may know Helen as one of our dispensary assistants.
Chronic Disease Clinics
If you suffer from Diabetes or COPD then your care will be monitored by a Long Term Conditions Nurse at the surgery.
Patients can be referred by a Doctor or self-refer to Outlook South West.
Alcohol & drug abuse counselling is available via a GP referral.
Smoking Cessation Advice
Ask reception for details on the smoking cessation service. Alternatively discuss it with the GP or Nurse at your next appointment.
Should you wish to wish to speak to a member of staff confidentially then please ask at reception. Arrangements will be made to speak in a private area away from reception.
First Contact Physio
From 17th January you will be able to book an appointment directly with a First Contact MSK Physio at the surgery rather than seeing a GP.
Paul Sumner is an Orthopaedic Extended Scope Practitioner and can deal with patients presenting with musculoskeletal problems. He can see patients over the age of 18 with the following problems:
Neck pain and whiplash injury
Shoulder pain on movement
Joint pains to include elbows,wrists,hands,hips,knees, feet and ankles
Sports injuries, sprains and strains
Paul will be holding clinics every Thursday afternoon at Quay Lane Surgery. Patients will be seen for diagnosistic assessement and then onward referral if required.
Ask at reception for an appointment today or further information about the service.