If you think you are pregnant, please make an appointment at the surgery as soon as you know. All the doctors carry out antenatal care, and share your care with one of the Hampshire midwife team.
Baby and Child Development
All the partners are accredited for child health surveillance. The Health Visiting Service specialise in general health advice, developmental and hearing checks for pre-school children. They monitor the development of young children and are the first point of contact for problems with childhood feeding, behavioural; bed-wetting and sleep difficulties in the young. Please use their vast range of experience.
You will be contacted by the Child Health Department at the appropriate time and informed of the immunisations required. We have morning and afternoon clinics run by our specially trained Practice Nursing staff. Immunisations cannot be given without your child's Personal Health Record Book.
Asthma or COPD
The asthma clinic is nurse lead and advises and monitors any asthma & COPD sufferers. We like to monitor our patients regularly to update you on new advances.
Sister Julie Sweeney runs a weekly clinic providing full care; support and regular follow up for all insulin and drug or diet controlled diabetics. Regular eye check ups may be arranged through your optician.
Any doctor or our specially trained nursing staff can provide family planning services by appointment. Well Woman clinics are available during the week by appointment. Long acting contraception is available at this surgery by booking an appointment with Dr Walling for 'Implanon' insertion.
Heart Disease Monitoring
Those patients with established heart disease will be reviewed in this clinic. The aim is to reduce the risk of further problems by attending to lifestyle and treatments where appropriate.
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Appointments can be made with the practice nurse for blood pressure monitoring and if raised you will be referred on to a doctor for advice and treatment as appropriate.
Wart Clinic (Cryotherapy)
Please book through reception into a Wart Clinic.
Minor Surgical Procedures
All the partners are qualified to provide this service. Freezing of warts and skin tags occurs on various mornings by appointment. Excision of minor lumps, joint injections and aspirations are also available if appropriate. Please book for an assessment by any doctor through reception.
Cervical Smear Clinic and HRT Follow Up
All female patients aged 25 to 64 years should be tested every 3 -5 years. Cervical Smear appointments are available with our nurses or if preferred with a Doctor during a daytime or an evening surgery, by reserving a double appointment.
This is a concept of prescribed exercise in conjunction with New Forest District Council & local fitness centres. It is run by qualified staff who supervise the exercise prescribed for your condition. It is extremely useful for stress, high blood pressure, angina, depression, diabetes, asthma and weight loss. Please contact your doctor for more information.
Social Services 0300 555 1386
Social Services specialise in the care of patients over 65 years of age. If you feel that you or a relative or friend is not coping at home, social services can provide help and advice, depending on your circumstances, to reduce the burden of household chores and help with the daily necessities. It is not necessary to see a doctor or nurse first, please contact them directly.
Smoke Stop Clinic - Quit 4 Life
Advice on how to give up smoking is available, please make an appointment and the information on how to access a local clinic can be given to you.
Alternatively you can contact Quit 4 Life which is a free service provided by the NHS for people who want to give up smoking. Tel: 0845 602 4663. Smoking is not allowed within the Surgery building.
Examinations for insurance purposes, HGV licences, fitness to drive etc., may be arranged by appointment. These services are charged at recommended BMA rates and must be paid for in advance. No negotiation on the chargable fees is entertained.
Private Certificates & Claims Forms
These services are available and are charged at BMA recommended rates and must be paid for in advance. The surgery can not accept card payments.
Hearing Aid Clinic
We are pleased to announce that we are now holding a regular hearing aid battery replacement clinic here at the surgery. A volunteer from FOLS will be available on the last Friday of each month 2.15 - 3.15 pm. You must bring along your passbook. We are unable to dispose of your old batteries therefore we must ask you to take these home with you.