Clinics

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 Clinic

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
From 15.5.12 clinics will be held on a Tuesday afternoon 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Twerton Clinic at First Steps Nursery, Wedgewood Road, Twerton
Thursday 10.30am to 12 midday

Baby Massage

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:

  • Immunisations
  • Removal of stitches
  • Travel advice
  • Blood test (arranged by the doctor)
  • Dressings
  • Ear syringing
  • Routine cervical smears