Clinics and Services
As well as general medical services the practice also offers the following specialised clinics:
- Asthma – Asthma patients are seen during normal surgery hours. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse if you suffer from asthma and she will advise you on the future care given by this practice.
If you have been advised by the surgery to complete a review of your asthma symptoms, you will need to complete the Asthma Review form.
- Baby Clinic and Childhood Immunisations – The baby clinic is held once a week and is run by a GP and is for the baby’s 6 week child health check.
These clinics are for child development checks ins and allow an opportunity to discuss other problems e.g. sleeping, feeding and child health worries.
You will see the doctor for the 6 week child development check. You will then be seen by the practice nurse after two weeks who will administer the first immunisations to your baby.
- Carers – Our aim is to identify carers and to ensure that their needs are being met both clinically and in terms of support by other agencies. Please inform reception if you are a carer by completing our Register A Carer form and you will be offered a carer health check with one of our health care assistants.
- Commuter Clinic (Extended Hour Clinic) – The surgery is now offering commuter surgeries for people who work. Commuters will be able to prebook a doctor’s appointment from 18:30-19:30. Please book your appointment in the usual way at through the Consulting Room.
- COPD – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a COPD assessment, please complete the COPD Assessment form.
- Dermatology and Minor Surgery – clinic held by Dr S Ratnarajan (Dr Su) who has a special interest.
- Diabetic Clinic – The clinic is for both new and previously diagnosed diabetics. It offers diabetic checks including blood test with our HCA/Nurse as well as ongoing help and advice about managing the condition with ANP.
- Health Visitors – The health visitors provide supervision and support for children from birth to 5 years old, monitoring growth, development and wellbeing of the child within the family.
The contact details for this team are currently changing, we will update this as son as possible.
- Hypertension – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit your blood pressure readings on a regular basis, please complete the Blood Pressure review form
- Phlebotomy Clinic – Any patient needing to have their blood test done can now do so by booking an appointment with our health care assistant/Nurse.
- Rheumatology/Joint Injection – We offer joint injection appointments. These can only be booked after a consultation with a GP.
- Post Natal Clinic – Use e-consultation to make an appointment.
- Travel Vaccinations – If you are travelling abroad please make sure you complete the Travel Risk Assessment form in plenty of time to arrange any vaccinations that may be necessary.
Some of the services are non- NHS for more information about our Non-NHS services, please visit our Non-NHS Work Page.
- Weight Management – The HCA offer an initial assessment, advice and management plan for weight loss.
They also offer assessment and advice for exercise. Following this, referrals can be made to the local leisure centres. Ongoing monitoring of weight is done by the HCAs.
- Women’s Health (Cervical Smears) – Both of our practice nurses are trained in cervical cytology and appointments to have your cervical smear taken can be made at any time or day. A cervical smear is best taken mid-cycle.
Please book an appointment with nurse.
- Family Planning – All nurses/ANP will give contraceptive advice and prescribe pills and depo injections. Simply make an appointment .
If you have been advised by the surgery to complete a review of your contraception, you will need to fill out our Contraceptive Pill Review Form.
- Maternity Care – If you are preparing for a pregnancy, then any of the doctors will be happy to give pre-pregnancy advice.
If you are, or think you are, pregnant, and would like it to initate a referral for antenatal care you can self refer to the antenatal clinic at Lewisham Greenwich Trust. You can contact them directly by calling 07787 841 986 or visit their website, www.lewishamandgreenwich.nhs.uk/self-refer to use their online maternity self-referral form and look through other useful information.
If you would like to discuss any other issues or require advice, please book an appointment with the GP using consultation room.
If you have recently found out that you are pregnant, there is no longer a need to see your GP, please call the midwives directly on 07787 841986 for your first appointment.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you will need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.