Coronary Prevention and Assessment Clinic/Blood Pressure Clinic
For advice on preventing heart disease.
Blood Pressure Clinic
Patients who are on medication to reduce their blood pressure are encouraged to attend every six months for a check-up.
Respiratory and COPD Clinic
Patients with asthma and COPD are encouraged to attend for annual checks and medication reviews.
Diabetic patients are invited to attend routine check-ups.
Healthy Heart Clinic
Patients with existing heart disease are invited for an annual review.
Leg Ulcer Clinic
For the assessment and management of chronic leg ulcers.
Child Health Clinics
Southdown Clinic (in the Methodist Church), The Hollow, Whiteway
clinics will be held on a Tuesday afternoon 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Twerton Clinic at First Steps Nursery, Wedgewood Road, Twerton
Thursday 12.30 – 2.00pm. St Martins Garden Childrens Centre, Odd Down Wednesday 1.00 – 2.30pm.
Baby massage courses are offered via the Health Visiting Team and run alongside the Child Health Clinics at Twerton and Southdown.
Family Planning Clinic
A weekly clinic for women on the contraceptive pill or injection and for anyone wanting advice on contraception or safer sex. Health advice to couples planning to start a family is available.
Practice Nurse Clinics
The following clinics are held Monday to Friday by appointment at both surgeries:
- Removal of stitches
- Travel advice
- Blood test (arranged by the doctor)
- Ear syringing
- Routine cervical smears